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Gardens at Giverny, from Monet to Bonnard

Composed, like a huge bouquet of about a hundred paintings, drawings, prints and photographs by Impressionist and Nabi artists, the show is a refreshing, inspiring evocation rather than a discourse on the construction of gardens. The thematic and chronological exhibition focuses on what gardens...

Monumental Sculptures from the Lalanne Couple

While the Château de Versailles hosts "Les Lalanne à Trianon," an exhibition presented in partnership with the Galerie Mitterand, running through October 10, the Osenat auction house is unveiling three monumental works by the sculptors on Sunday, October 3, in Fontainebleau. Each one was...

Design: The Return of Rattan

Rattan is everywhere, from the pages of fashion magazines to major retailers. How about trying the vintage version? Rattan comes from various species of palm trees in Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines and Indonesia. Its sturdy vines can be twisted without breaking. In the 1950s and 1960s,...

In the Crosshairs: Luma Arles Cultural Center

There is nothing quite like the Arles cultural center, an offshoot of the Zurich-based foundation created by philanthropist Maja Hoffmann. Its emblem is the tower designed by Frank Gehry, which acts as both an exhibition venue and a space for artistic and scientific work. Wherever you are, it is...

Monnoyer and the Love of Flowers During the Reign of Louis XIV

Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer was the leading flower painter during the Louis XIV period. Profusion and diversity reign over his charming Baroque compositions. Paintings of flowers became all the rage in Northern Europe in the 16th century, but the trend did not reach France until later. Starting with...

In Arles, Vincent van Gogh’s Late Paintings Are Reimagined by Laura Owens

At the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, the American artist Laura Owens has created an immersive environment that showcases seven works by Vincent van Gogh made at the end of his life in and around Arles. “Laura Owens & Vincent van Gogh” is simultaneously sparse and visually overwhelming. The...

The Château de Trévarez: A Magnificent Soul

In the heart of Finistère, in Brittany, the Château de Trévarez is a fine reminder of the Belle Époque, though one scarred by World War II. Built by French politician and diplomat James de Kerjégu, this enchanting place is slowly rising from its ashes. Whether emerging as though by magic from the...

Director of the Rencontres de la Photo d'Arles, Christoph Wiesner, Seeks a Mix of Renewal and Loyalty

The new director of the Rencontres Internationales de la Photo d'Arles is focusing his first edition on highly topical subjects including questions of identity, with the accent on a multifaceted view of photography as a medium. How did the transition between directors take place after 2020, when...

Market: France Salvages Something from 2020

France has done fairly well despite the global decline in public sales. In its assessment, the Conseil des Ventes (French Sales Council) focuses on the positive side—but also on the uncertainties. It is time to take stock: is the glass half empty or half full? As the CVV (France's Voluntary Sales...

Art Market Overview: Peter Doig

Scottish superstar Peter Doig placed 75th in Art Price 2020’s overall rankings. His prices have remained stable despite Covid. The health crisis has not affected Peter Doig, who once placed 22nd and second (2017) in the contemporary artist rankings. Of course, the movement of his works has...
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