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19 articles taggés "France"
Auction houses: the year at a glance
Do French artists export well?
We revisited the terroirs and figures of France with painters in love with their region or their inhabitants such as Martin, du Puigaudeau or Villon.…
The French Expressionist
A masterpiece by Gen Paul is eagerly awaited at Saint-Brieuc: a 1928 painting from the finest Expressionist period of this gifted but little-known…
A perfect pair and 18th-century French craftsmanship
The 18 th century made a triumphant return to Drouot with a beautiful suite of furnishings from major French collections, for a conclusive result flirting…
Bold volumes by Sanyu
Sanyu's modernity: a question of angle…
Étienne Dinet's very promising outlook
A group of little girls by Étienne Dinet greatly appealed to fans of this brilliant Orientalist painter.
That's all, folklore! at the Centre Pompidou-Metz
As the planet and the debates on cultural appropriation heat up, the Centre Pompidou-Metz celebrates the eternal return to favour of folk arts and…
Artists' visions: Picasso and Montézin
Picasso and Montézin reveal two facets of art at the turn of the 20 th century
A record for Marie Guillemine Benoist’s Psyche
In Bordeaux, the woman who painted Les Adieux de Psyché à sa famille ( Psyche Bidding Farewell to Her Family ) enjoys well-deserved success.
Anne Gruner: the quiet philanthropist
Creator of the Fondation des Treilles, Anne Gruner Schlumberger devoted her life to artists and built up a collection of works by Dubuffet, Arp, Ernst,…
The Villa Noailles: A Modernist Camelot
An extraordinary house, the Clos Saint-Bernard, today known as the Villa Noailles, sits near the summit of a hill in Hyères, a small town on France’s…
Michael Likierman: a knight in shining armour for Alpes-Maritimes heritage
The British consider that anyone who succeeds ought to "give something back" to society, in terms of time or money. A principle applied to the letter…
Cyrille Sciama: a ground-breaking curator
Since his appointment as head of the Musée des Impressionnismes, he has breathed new life into the Giverny museum. And the health crisis has in no…
Venini and Roger Capron: 1950s design
In Marseille, the spotlight was on 20th-century decorative arts and their sometimes unusual forms, in a summer sale with dazzling French and Italian…
Tunisia, Orientalism and beyond
Alexandre Roubtzoff and Étienne Dinet were the two champions of this sale dedicated to Orientalism and Asian art.
César and Arman’s dealer died on 10 September aged 84. Faced with the American juggernaut, he defended the French scene.
Gabrielle Chanel and Philip Guston: the museums are on the horns of a dilemma
Two countries, two cultures, a world of difference: The coincidence between the Philip Guston retrospective’s postponement and the naming of the new…
The fragile, exquisite glass collection of Barbara Wirth
By responding with nearly €1 million in sales, the market decidedly honored the choices of Barbara Wirth: the gardener with a passion for antique glass.…
An Ivory from the Carolingian Renaissance
Artsy and the myth of Sisyphus
New life for Massacre at Chios
André-François Petit: a Passion for Surrealism
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26 November 2020 - 19:16
Books and manuscripts: 21 preemptions and 6.6 M€ for the Aristophil collection
26 November 2020 - 18:15
Society of Antiquaries in London Threatens to Sell Collection
26 November 2020 - 17:11
Twitter is a buzz: Is the Utah Monolith by sculptor John McCraken?
26 November 2020 - 16:11
Scholars weigh in on Leonardo portrait drawing debate
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