A Parisian Revolution: Le Plateau Goes Painting

(Paris.) Over the years, Le Plateau has earned a reputation for some of the most mind bustling, abstracty conceptualistiest exhibitions of contemporary art ...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Thursday, 26 February 2015

Contemporary Chic. Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

(Paris.) Last autumn, Bernard Arnault , billionaire owner of LVMH ( Luis-Vuitton-Moët-Hennessy – and that’s only the brands they started with, t...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Pablo’s back in Paris – The Reopened Picasso Museum

(Paris.) The renovation of Parisian Musée Picasso , established in 1985 and owning the world’s largest collection of the artist’s œuvre, started in 2009 and ...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Monday, 09 February 2015

King Koons on Pompidou’s Top Floor

(Paris.) Love it or loathe it, but Jeff Koons has well secured his place in art history. Koons started, or at least spearheaded something new; if his...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Paris: A Threesome with Geishas, Sade and Kama Sutra. Or Say: Sex Sells

(Paris.) Long ago I gave up visiting the Musée d'Orsay , and decided to consider it permanently closed. This I did not for the same reasons as other art hist...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Wednesday, 03 December 2014

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Lies: Stan Douglas at the Fruitmarket Gallery

(Edinburgh.) Uir joorney tae th' UK teuk us faurder north than juist Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Sunday, 23 November 2014

Tuttle’s Texts and Textiles Take Tate’s Turbine Hall, Whitechapel too

(London.) Lately focusing on Paris, ArtLife Magazine leaves France from time to time, for example to see what’s going on in the UK. If you’re a EU citizen, ...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Monday, 17 November 2014

Marcel Readily Made Paintings, Even. Marcel Duchamp at Centre Pompidou

(Paris.) L.H.O.O.Q. Not to confuse with L.V.M.H., the name of Bernard Arnault ’s little shop of luxury, that is indirectly honoured on Centre Pompi...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Monday, 03 November 2014

The Godzilla of Drawing: Hokusai at Grand Palais

(Paris.) “Evening, and a lowly servant sat beneath the Rashomon, waiting for the rain to end.” These are the first words from Ryunosuke Akutagawa ’s Ras...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Big Girls: Niki de Saint Phalle at Grand Palais

(Paris.) It was a more than slightly embarrassing moment when, having lived for years in France and deeming myself no longer a stammering novice to its language, I...

Art - Exhibitions
by ch | Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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