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“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

Posted November 27th, 2013

Drawing, France, Germany, Lost Art, News

It’s hard to believe that this press release about the “Schwabing art trove” from 11 November is the only reaction from the “the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the… Read More

Museums

The musée Art Ludique – Museum for entertainment in Paris opens with Pixar show

The musée Art Ludique – Museum for entertainment in Paris opens with Pixar show

Posted November 11th, 2013

3D, Animation, Entertainment, France, Museums

The musée Art Ludique, the world’s first museum for the art of entertainment has opened in Paris on 16 November 2013, with the exhibition entitled “Pixar, 25 ans d’animation (Pixar, 25 Years of Animation)”. The musée Art Ludique. From their website: “Les Docks en Seine,… Read More

France

Obernai: More than 6,000 years of occupation

Obernai: More than 6,000 years of occupation

Posted November 1st, 2013

Art History, France

In advance of the construction of an industrial business park by the associated communes of Pays de Sainte Odile, Inrap has just finished a large excavation at Obernai in France, under the curation of the State (DRAC Alsace). Across more than 7.5 hectares, Neolithic, Gallic,… Read More

Shows

Delacroix – First U.S. show in over a decade in Santa Barbara

Delacroix – First U.S. show in over a decade in Santa Barbara

Posted October 29th, 2013

France, Paintings, Romanticism, Shows

This important and beautiful international loan exhibition marks the first presentation on the celebrated French artist Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) in the United States in over a decade, and the first major monographic show devoted to the Romantic artist on the West coast. Featuring 27 paintings… Read More

Shows

Passport to Paris – Voyage through 300 years of art history

Passport to Paris – Voyage through 300 years of art history

Posted October 28th, 2013

Art History, France, Shows

The Denver Art Museum will host Passport to Paris, a suite of three exhibitions until February 9, 2014. The trio of shows will focus on French art from the late 1600s to early 1900s, and explore changes in art and society during three important centuries… Read More

France

40th FIAC assembles184 galleries from 25 countries

40th FIAC assembles184 galleries from 25 countries

Posted October 25th, 2013

Art Fairs, Contemporary Art, France

This year FIAC celebrates its 40th anniversary edition. Pursuing its development and confirming its status as the leading international art fair. The foundations of this the fortieth edition of FIAC are to; stay attentive to the evolutions and the challenges of contemporary art, to be… Read More

Shows

GÉRICAULT IN FRANKFURT – IMAGES OF LIFE AND DEATH

GÉRICAULT IN FRANKFURT – IMAGES OF LIFE AND DEATH

Posted October 18th, 2013

Art History, France, Shows

Until 26 January 2014 the SCHIRN will hold the very first solo show on Théodore Géricault (1791–1824) in Germany. It will firmly center on two key sets of themes that the major French Romantic painter addressed: the physical suffering of modern man (as is so… Read More

Shows

The Avant-gardes of Fin-de-Siècle Paris: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries

The Avant-gardes of Fin-de-Siècle Paris: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries

Posted September 26th, 2013

Art History, Avantgarde, France, Shows

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents The Avant-gardes of Fin-de-Siècle Paris: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries curated by Vivien Greene, Curator, 19th- and Early 20th-Century Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. About 100 paintings, drawings and a significant number of prints, drawn from notable… Read More

France

Centre Pompidou and Wikimedia France sign Agreement

Centre Pompidou and Wikimedia France sign Agreement

Posted September 26th, 2013

Collections, Contemporary Art, France

A partnership between Wikimedia France and the Centre Pompidou was signed on September, the 18th by the president of the Centre Alain Seban and the chair of Wikimedia France Rémi Mathis. A conference was held this day about the relationship between amateurs and professionals and… Read More