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Auction houses: the year at a glance
Mary Cassatt the Franco-American
Mary Cassatt was not only a great artist, but also played a crucial role in the Franco-American dialogue and the promotion of French art across the…
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.…
Sculpture in the Age of Cathedrals
Treasures from the Pierre and Claude Vérité collection were sold in Alençon, including a majestic Romanesque Virgin by the Auvergne school.
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…
Gaston Diehl: a true champion of post-war art
An advocate of contemporary painting and sculpture in the post-war years, the art critic and historian is now the hero of auctions. Thirty works from…
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,…
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.…
King Philip the Fair in Gold
There was no devaluation for this florin d’or à la reine , which, on the contrary, broke a world record.
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Art Price Index: Travel Posters
France pioneered this highly desirable specialty, which is increasingly popular with collectors.
Eugène Lami: the First Modern Interior Designer
Magnificently restored, the Duc d'Aumale's apartment in Chantilly, decorated by Eugène Lami, reminds us that the eclecticism of the Second Empire was…
Preemptions for the Dreyfus and Zola Trials
Most of Feuillet's drawings of these key moments in contemporary French history will go to a major Parisian museum.
Père Lachaise: Birthplace of the Modern Resting Place
Père Lachaise Cemetery welcomes 3.5 million visitors each year to wander the graves of past and present celebrities. Few are aware of the revolution…
Marcel Sztejnberg: A Collection that Reads like an Encyclopedia of French Silverwork
This collection devotedly assembled over many years has a wealth of assets in terms of the range of pieces and jurisdictions, the legibility and identification…
Turpin de Crissé’s Dream of Antiquity
This pictorial testament by the neoclassical painter takes us on a wonderful journey back in time. The sweeping panorama attests to his virtuosity…
Chantal Thomass: Beyond the Bustier, the Fashion!
The sale of the French designer's archives at Drouot traces the journey—more complex than it looks at first sight—of a woman whose fame went beyond…
Silverwork Sets the Table
Marcel Sztejnberg’s silverware collection received just recognition for a noble, beautiful passion, as well as a preemption.
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Composer Pascal Dusapin Loves Old Books and Modern Art
The world-renowned French contemporary composer has created a permanent sound installation for the Pantheon, inaugurated at the end of 2020 alongside…
Art Market Overview: The Internet and Auction Houses
On February 7, the Conseil des Ventes, France’s public auction watchdog, released the findings of a survey on French auction houses’ online bidding…
A Rediscovered Masterpiece by Carl Moll
The Sublime Dystopian Visions of Superstudio
French State Seizes Historic Saint Denis Windows Right Before Auction
Artsy and the myth of Sisyphus
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