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Manoussos

Manoussos

A beautiful discovery, in a perched village of Crete, the house and studio of Manousos Chalkiada. A fabulous ceramist, but also a painter and photographer. And such a nice, welcoming  person :)! Some shots of his studio:      And of course we couldn’t leave empty handed… The Cretan ceramics found their place with ease...
Irving Penn @ Grand Palais

Irving Penn @ Grand Palais

A little game of guess who that is… I’ll only help with the ones I don’t know 😉 And the much more moving series of just people.. The original set up      On « Nuit blanche » evening
Kupka @ Grand Palais

Kupka @ Grand Palais

The exhibition takes us through a fascinating trip into abstraction and colours… bon voyage! When Charlie Hebdo seems mild compare to those caricatures, one might think that maybe we have a problem with religions… In « L’assiette au beurre » 1904 (!) Le Dieu du Vatican La Déesse de la raison Dieux Turcs La mendicité n’y est...
Affiches en lutte, 68-75 @ Beaux Art, Paris

Affiches en lutte, 68-75 @ Beaux Art, Paris

When the Beaux Arts where at the center of protests, printing every evening the posters that where to be placarded during the night..      ^*
Amandine Maillot @ La Criee3

Amandine Maillot @ La Criee3

Scene Interieure, Amandine Maillot, an exhibition in the lobby of La Criée theatre, Marseille. Interview of the artist here    
Prune Noury @ Musee Guimet

Prune Noury @ Musee Guimet

The artist Prune Noury was invited to show a retrospective of her work in the Musee Guimet, Paris’ Asian Arts Museum.  Her stunning and powerful pieces where shown dialoging with the museums’ regular exhibition: Holy daughters and Holy river, queries the place of girls in India today; Terracotta daughters recalls the faith of millions of aborted girls...
Ici. Jean Pierre Raynaud. MAMO Marseille

Ici. Jean Pierre Raynaud. MAMO Marseille

Ici, 2017 Cuve au mâchefer, Cuve au cailloux blancs, Cuve aux cailloux blancs et trou d’homme, 1968 Autoportraits, 1980-86 Sans titre, 1993 Sens interdit, 2009         And also, La Maison de jean Pierre Raynaud, a 31 min movie by Michelle Porte … and finally a bit of blue sky and citée radieuse to...
Cezanne. Portraits. Musée d'Orsay

Cezanne. Portraits. Musée d’Orsay

Onzoute @ Alexandre Motte's gallery. L'invitation au voyage. Dinard

Onzoute @ Alexandre Motte’s gallery. L’invitation au voyage. Dinard

If you are wondering where you should be on August 11th, the answer is simple: Dinard. This is already the 18th edition of this event, imagined by Alexandre Motte, which sees all art galeries open their doors until late (sometimes very, very late..) and in a festive mood. With his never ending imagination and gift...
Rosa Barba. Registro de transito solar. Museo Reina Sofia. Parque del retiro, Palacio de Cristal

Rosa Barba. Registro de transito solar. Museo Reina Sofia. Parque del retiro, Palacio de Cristal

Rosa Barba, Solar flux recording
Franz Erhard Walther. A place for the body. Reina Sofia. Parque del retiro, Palacio de Velazquez

Franz Erhard Walther. A place for the body. Reina Sofia. Parque del retiro, Palacio de Velazquez

A retrospective or Franz Erhard’s work. Seen here static, but clearly intended to be interacted with, see here
Daniel Buren. L'Observatoire de la lumière. Fondation Vuitton

Daniel Buren. L’Observatoire de la lumière. Fondation Vuitton

Dialogue between Frank Gehry’s architecture and Daniel Buren’s instalation, on an almost sunny Parisian day..