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Wols Between Myth and Reality

A fascinating figure of the post-war Parisian art scene, Wols was a genuine myth in the 1950s-1960s. Nicknamed the “French Pollock”, he was mostly praised for his abstract oil paintings. Beyond the myth, the historical importance and diversity of his rich oeuvre, from watercolors to prints and...

A Collection of Furniture by Gabriel Viardot, Master of Japanism

A major figure in Japanism during the late 19th century, Gabriel Viardot designed to showcase and drawing-room furniture inhabited by dragons and bedecked with mother-of-pearl. Gabriel Viardot was one of the leading representatives of Japanese-style furniture much in vogue in the late...

A Painting by Lee Ufan Makes its Debut at Auction

Over forty years after it was produced, a work typifying the Korean artist's formal explorations is appearing on the market for the first time. Revealed to the public in 2019 in a magnificent retrospective at the Centre Pompidou-Metz ("Lee Ufan. Inhabiting time") , the Korean artist's...

Russian Treasures

Icons, silverware and Imperial memorabilia... Russia enjoys a long tradition of excellence fostered by Imperial academies and manufactories. In the mid-18th century, as aristocrats began discovering European art on their journeys, falling in love with French works and having them imported at...

Audemars-Piguet, Between Modernity and Tradition

The Audemars Piguet museum-workshop unveils its heritage collection in a new avant-garde building, boasting an image halfway between tradition and innovation, and a certain boldness. In the Vallée de Joux, the home of cutting-edge watchmaking for 250 years in the heart of the Swiss Jura mountains...

The Guelph Treasure: Back to Square One

The Supreme Court of the United States has left the fate of the Guelph Treasure unresolved. On February 3, the justices dismissed the case brought by descendants of victims of Nazi spoliation, confirming that American courts are incompetent to rule on international human rights violations. The...

The FIAC Online Viewing Rooms

The FIAC is the last fair to launch its digital version, with a very convincing preview. Stay tuned... Yet another online fair? Yes, but for two reasons it is hard to ignore the FIAC Online Viewing Rooms, which will open to the public on March 4 after two “VIP” days. First, this spring collectors...

The Sublime Dystopian Visions of Superstudio

Their sublime, dystopian visions of the future were extreme and unbuildable, but they influenced a whole generation of architects. Fifty-five years after the founding of the radical Italian architecture collective Superstudio, a new Brussels exhibition pays homage to the power of their provocative...

L for lace

Lace is an intricate, openwork fabric without weft or warp featuring a wide range of techniques and motifs. Linen, cotton, silk, gold and silver thread are used to make this luxurious product, which is all the more amazing considering how complex the process is. Perhaps because of its delicacy or...

Crystal Bridges: The Museum that Walmart Built

Initially criticized for its links to the retail giant, ten years on the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has surprised many in the world of culture for its innovative and progressive practice. Opened in 2011, Crystal Bridges Museum is dedicated to the collection, exhibition, study, and...
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