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35 articles taggés "Museum"
Make way for the Orléans!
Versailles is seeking to move away from its Bourbon-centric image to shed light on the transformations of the 19th century.
A recipe for success
2018 is decidedly the year of gastronomy in all Europe's royal residences. While tickling the taste buds, the programme also nourishes considerable…
Pompidou goes international
While the Guggenheim chain is rusting, somewhat, the Centre Pompidou is consolidating its prestige in Malaga, Brussels and Shanghai. Its president,…
Naomi Beckwith: rising curator
As the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates its 50th anniversary, its young curator, Naomi Beckwith, talks about the museum's collections…
Lin Han: pushing art’s boundaries
Louvre Abu Dhabi: a desert gem
The opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi on 11 November was a success, thanks to both its architecture and a display exploring meeting points between different…
The miracle of Montreal
What are the secrets of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, whose acquisition budget is proportionally inverse to the dynamic enrichment of its collections?…
Rembrandt in Abu Dhabi
Met museum to return coffin of Nedjemankh to Egypt
Marina Lochak: the art of risk-taking
Marina Lochak, founder of the Proun gallery in 2007 and in charge of programming for Moscow's Manege culture centre, took over as the Pushkin Museum's…
Germany: a thorny matter continues
In mid-March, a national get-together in Berlin is being held to debate the question of collections originating from the colonies. Germany had taken…
Kejia Wu: an art market emerging before our eyes…
The author of the latest TEFAF report, Kejia Wu, has seen the birth of the world's most important secondary market from the inside. She reveals her…
Alexandre Ivanov: a passion for Fabergé
Collector of the jeweller's pieces and founder of two private museums, this Russian lawyer who made a fortune in IT talks about his passion for art,…
Eric Booth, herald of the Thai scene
Managing director of the Jim Thomson silk company, the smiling collector and his stepfather, Jean-Michel Beurdeley, opened Thailand's Maiiam Museum,…
Laurent Le Bon
Laurent Le Bon has been appointed to a second three-year term as president of the Musée Picasso-Paris. He will “continue to spread the renown of this…
Mary Morton: a painting inheritance
Curator and head of the Department of French Paintings at the Washington National Gallery of Art, Mary Morton has constantly promoted French art in…
Gitte Ørskou: towards a Nordic model?
In early September, the Danish curator became head of Stockholm’s Moderna Museet , Sweden’s leading museum of modern and contemporary
The miraculous door of the Hôtel de Ville
At first glance, it's just a door. Yet the history of this door, which opened the way to the French monarchs for two centuries, borders on the miraculous.…
Arter: a new showcase for contemporary art
With its well-conceived architecture, a far cry from aesthetic effects and ostentatious prowess, Istanbul once again vaunts its cultural ambitions.…
Philip Tinari: "We're in a golden age for museums in China."
Publisher, critic and museum director all at once, this American forty-something is above all a leading specialist in contemporary Chinese art and…
The heart: a vital organ as both theme and symbol
The Musée de la Vie romantique in Paris explores the heart and its representation in contemporary art.
Charles Personnaz: at the school for curators
On May 16, the Institut National du Patrimoine celebrated its 30th anniversary. We talk to its director, Charles Personnaz, about its past record and…
What will life hold for museums after Covid?
The coronavirus has upended the economy, and museums are no exception. How will the pandemic impact their management methods? What will be the repercussions…
Emmanuel Kasarhérou: a new direction for the Musée du quai Branly?
Named as head of the Musée du quai Branly after a six-month transition period, the former director of Noumea's Tjibaou Cultural Centre talks about…
Le Bal des Quat'z’Arts at the Carnavalet
Abel-Truchet's painting depicts the capital's wild nightlife with a ball full of nudity that smacks of a Happening… The good news is that complements…
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…
The tapestries of Aubusson: the thread of innovation
Could tapestry be an antidote to a territory's sluggish economy? This is the line adopted by the Cité Internationale de la Tapisserie d'Aubusson. Four…
Miren Arzalluz rethinks fashion at the Palais Galliera
A renovated building and a major opening show… Under Miren Arzalluz’s leadership, the Paris fashion museum aims to confirm its scientific legitimacy…
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…
New Building Design for the Princeton University Art Museum
The Princeton University Art Museum reveals the design for the new building that aims to be “all fronts and no backs”: an accessible and inclusive…
Living with Modern Art: The Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection
On long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum , the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection encapsulates the enduring legacy of a collector fascinated…
Sylvain Bellenger: Capodimonte’s Quiet Revolution
Carrying out a sweeping transformation of the Neapolitan palace-museum and its royal park, its director, Sylvain Bellenger, a Frenchman who spent part…
The Richly Exuberant Louis XIII Style
This sale was headed by an exquisite Cabinet from the first decades of the 17 th century, pre-empted for a major museum soon to open.
The Art Institute of Chicago Looks Towards the Future
The Art Institute of Chicago, one of the largest museums in the U.S., is among cultural institutions working towards accounting for histories of exclusion…
Fostering a dialogue with Brooklyn Museum's David Berliner
The president of the Brooklyn Museum in New York since 2016 discusses the challenges and achievements of one of America’s most important institutions.…
The Apotheosis of Carolingian Art
Jean-Luc Martinez: Bid for the Louvre!
François-Xavier Lalanne: A Wading Bird Becomes a Lamp
New life for Massacre at Chios
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