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Quentin Bajac: From MoMA to the Jeu de Paume, the Image in All Its Forms

Two and a half years after taking up his post at the Jeu de Paume, the new director talks about his broad and varied concept of photography, his development strategy and his initial assessment after the pandemic. Before arriving at the Jeu de Paume in March 2019, you worked at the Musée d'Orsay and...

Niki de Saint Phalle at the Galerie Mitterrand

The Galerie Mitterrand in Paris bills its new show as an echo of the "Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960's" exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. The exhibition features 17 lithographs—from the Nana Power portfolio (1970)—two large Nana sculptures in the round and a small Nana...

The Lacquered Felines of Jean Dunand, Master of Art Deco

Making their debut on the market, these three big cats date from a turning point in the artist's career and boast a rare combination of two lacquer techniques. Three leopards are drinking from a stream. The one on the left seems concerned with something happening beyond the scene. Perhaps it has...

The Art Market Day 2021: Energy-Guzzling NFTs vs. Market Ecology

On November 16, NFTs, cryptoart and the art market’s environmental impact were the themes of "The Art Market Day" at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. After a year of online viewing rooms (OVRs) and closed-door webcast auctions in 2020, the third edition of "The Art Market Day" focused on a burning...

Fourth Sale of the Kahn Collection: Old Masters, 19th-Century Books and Surrealism

Before it closes in the first half of 2022, the Kahn library will be providing a fourth chapter full of discoveries, with Old Masters and books, manuscripts, photographs, drawings, paintings and collages from the 19th and 20th centuries. "A Thousand Nights of Dreams," the title given to this...

Gallerist Patrick Lee Appointed Head of Frieze Seoul

Frieze has just named Patrick Lee director of its new art fair in Seoul, which is expected to take place in September 2022. The current executive director of Seoul’s oldest gallery, Hyundai, which Park Myung-Ja founded in 1970, was formerly a partner and head of One and J., a space Mr. Lee joined...

Art Fairs in Miami's Sunshine

The traditional procession of December fairs in Miami is back, apart from the satellite fairs Aqua Art Miami and Volta, postponed to 2022 in response to post-epidemic recovery. The end of the year's key event, Art Basel Miami Beach (December 2 to 5), will be the first physical fair held in Miami...

In Search of Chartreux’s Secrets

This sale of French wines and liqueurs in Beaune, Burgundy, was focused on a secret recipe that is closely guarded by the monks of the Isère monastery. No less than 620 lots of fine wines and spirits were sold in the Burgundian town for a total of €597 000. For once, highly sought-after vintage...

Charles Cordier, Orientalist Sculptor

The sculptor of the Second French Empire, Charles Cordier, produced a large number of Orientalist busts and statues. Our two master models were used to create emblematic works. They have not left the artist’s family for over a hundred and fifty years, and we hardly dared imagine their existence:...

Amin Jaffer: Curator of the Al Thani Collection

The delights of the fabulous collection of Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Thani, cousin of the Emir of Qatar, are now on display for the next 20 years in the Hôtel de la Marine, the former French Royal Garde-meuble. Its chief curator looks back at its origins and explains why it ended up in Paris....
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