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Come closer…

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“Intense proximity” is the title and conceptual umbrella under which the Triennale of Paris has spread hundreds of art works in the different sites that host this massive cultural event. Okwi Enwezor, the curator, has a strong interest for post-colonialist … Continue reading

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Red thermometer.

Le "cri du cœur", de Fabienne Audéoud

It’s young, it’s fresh, it’s exciting and new, although it’s 57 years old… It’s the Salon de Montrouge, an annual encounter where french artist under 35 years old show their credentials. Reinvigorated four years ago after Stephan Corréard–curator, critic and … Continue reading

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THE photographer of Paris.

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If you really want to ‘know’ Paris, there is nothing like seeing this show. In Eugènes Atget’s photographs we find the collision of the modern and the eternal Paris like in no other photographer. Through his very sensitive lense, we … Continue reading

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Safety in numbers

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The 104 is one of the newest, most interesting and less known art spaces in Paris. Its name comes from the address where it’s located, the 104 rue d’Aubervilliers, 75019. And even though it’s an old tanatorium, it’s really alive … Continue reading

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Dylan forever!

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A poet, a mystic, a musician, a painter, an icon of 20th century (and beyond), Bob Dylan is not just the eternal literature Nobel prize nominee, but also a key figure on the revitalization of folk music, when it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Reality bites.

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If you feel like visiting a wild exhibition with cutting edge contemporary art while visiting Paris, please go to Mexico. Or rather to the Musée d’art Modern de la ville de Paris. There, you’ll find a collective show with some … Continue reading

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Neon-Vision at La Maison Rouge

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The electric coloured light that made the consumerist society so appealing, had and still has a big place in the art world– either to counterpoint the capitalist culture (arte povera’s Mario Mertz), to express its absurdity (Bruce Nauman), take it … Continue reading

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Doing Debussy.

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Two mayor cultural events bring french music master Debussy to the front cover of Le Citizen’s blog. First, the Musée de l’Orangerie, in the garden of Tuilleries, shows an exhibition of paintings and other artworks that influenced and inspired the … Continue reading

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The color is the message.

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Joseph Albers is one of the most important abstract painters who’s best known for his recurrent use of basic squares in the suprematist style, although he also has some amazing and intricate neo-constructivist pieces. But the amazing thing of his … Continue reading

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Back to the future!

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If you thought Paris was only about the past glory, the historical heritage and old culture, you better get to the Gaité Lyrique and have a close look at what will happen in the future, right now. In this 19th … Continue reading

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