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The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh perpetuates the legend

A noble blend of modernity and Moroccan tradition, the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh opened its doors to the public in October. It is an unmissable destination if you wish to delve into the design history of this high priest of haute couture. With this...

The winners of the Marcel Duchamp Prize exhibited at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Espace Musées has given contemporary creation pride of place at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. The propitious theme “Landscapes of the World” brings together winners of the prestigious Marcel Duchamp Prize with 9 works offered for the pleasure of travellers. It...

Gallerists: the wind of innovation at the Carreau du Temple

At the instigation of Stéphane Correard, a collector and art critic, “the salon of committed collectors and galleries” is attempting to redefine the links between the public, galleries and collectors. Beneath the glass roof of the Carreau du Temple, the event’s second...

Melbourne’s NGV Triennial celebrates 100 international artists

Camille Henrot, Yayoi Kusama, Ron Mueck, teamLab…, there are plenty of great names in this many-faceted exhibition. For its first edition, which runs from 15 December to 15 April 2018, the National Gallery of Victoria (the NGV) in Melbourne has assembled works in...

Jerusalem, capital of Israel: the reactions of the artists

Indisputably, the artists of the whole world disapprove and even criticise the decision taken by Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and thus go back on the US support of Palestinian rights: “I have determined that it is time to officially...

Lubaina Himid, WINNER OF THE TURNER PRIZE

Tony Cragg, Damien Hirst, Anish Kapoor, Chris Ofili and now Lubaina Himid have all won this British prize created in 1984, organised by Tate Britain. Reputed for its non-conformity, the prestigious prize can now be awarded to artists of any age (it was till this year...

Léonard Cohen: a tribute

The outcome of substantive work, an exhibition that mingles different arts pays tribute to Leonard Cohen at the MAC in Montreal. Installations, performances, music, writing, visual arts – A Crack in Everything offers a retrospective of the life and work of the singer...

Art Market

Museums

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh perpetuates the legend

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh perpetuates the legend

A noble blend of modernity and Moroccan tradition, the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh opened its doors to the public in October. It is an unmissable destination if you wish to delve into the design history of this high priest of haute couture. With this...

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Galery

Sara Kay Opens New Gallery in New York and Showcases Women Artists

Sara Kay Opens New Gallery in New York and Showcases Women Artists

Amidst announcements of galleries closing (see “Andrea Rosen Announces Closing of Chelsea Gallery”), there is some good news. Sara Kay, formerly of White Cube and Christie’s, will be opening a gallery on the Lower East Side at the end of September. As the New York...

People

Léonard Cohen: a tribute

Léonard Cohen: a tribute

The outcome of substantive work, an exhibition that mingles different arts pays tribute to Leonard Cohen at the MAC in Montreal. Installations, performances, music, writing, visual arts – A Crack in Everything offers a retrospective of the life and work of the singer...

ARTIST FOCUS

Yayoi Kusama: dots, dots and yet more dots

Yayoi Kusama: dots, dots and yet more dots

The dots of artist Yayoi Kusama are to contemporary art what the pink gingham of couturier Jacques Esterel is to haute couture: a signature style that ignores the march of time! This Japanese artist, soon to be ninety and nicknamed “the dot princess”, continues to...

Interviews

Interview with Li Chevalier

Interview with Li Chevalier

'An uprising above and beyond oneself, above and beyond everything, a miraculous uprising that is at the same time acquiescence, an acquiescence without limits, soothing and exciting, a torrent and a release, a contemplation, a craving for more than release' – Henri...

Folders

Episode 3 – Douanier Rousseau: between dream and reality

Episode 3 – Douanier Rousseau: between dream and reality

What then was the spring of Rousseau’s creativity? He revealed it himself at the end of his life: “…when I enter the glasshouses [of the Jardin des Plantes or the Jardin d’Acclimatation] and I see those strange plants from exotic countries, I feel as though I am...

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