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Art & Art Market

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Art Market Overview: Julie Mehretu is Back

Ethiopian-born American painter Julie Mehretu has made a noteworthy return to the auction room. Julie Mehretu (b. 1970) ranked among 2019’s top 10 female artists, but after Covid hit her works nearly dropped out of sight. Now they’re back. Her aquatint Achilles (2015) sold for...

Valérie Guillaume: Head of the Newly-Renovated Musée Carnavalet

Paris's oldest museum has reopened in a completely refurbished building, where the collections are now strikingly set off. For its director, both everything and nothing has changed at the Carnavalet. What was the initial aim of this refurbishment? The project, which cost €58 M, was very...

Surrealism’s Trailblazing Women

Their lives were bold and eventful, their travels extraordinary, their sexuality daring. Many of them wholeheartedly embraced the movement. La Gazette profiles three of these often-unsung women artists. Surrealism  is often reduced to a caricature of quarrels, theories and sex. Portrayed as...

Bourgogne Tribal Show: Far from the Teeming Crowds

The fifth edition of the Bourgogne Tribal Show will take place from June 24 to 27 in Besanceuil, near Cluny in Saône-et-Loire. Several galleries share open spaces at this fair in the middle of the countryside. Anthony JP Meyer, Julien Flak, Stéphane Jacob, Bruce Floch and Adrian Schlag are among...

An Art Nouveau Ode to Nature by Alphonse Debain

Impressive for its decoration in the purest Art Nouveau vein, this vermeil teapot is the work of Alphonse Debain. We don't know if this is a unique piece, even if no other example is listed. Will it be preempted by the Musée d'Orsay? It deserves to be. The only existing record of this object is the...

Discover the Treasures of the National Ceramics Museum at Sèvres

Located just outside Paris, the Sèvres Museum is a treasure trove of ceramic arts from across the world. Its current special exhibition celebrates the art of the French gastronomic meal. Housing nearly 50,000 objects from antiquity to the present day and from all corners of the world, the National...

Dorville Sale: French Government Rejects Restitution

Contrary to the beliefs of several media outlets, the French government has rejected the principle of restituting works coming from the wartime sales of the Dorville collection. The announcement by French Premier Minister Jean Castex concerning the State's proposal to return 12 works, held in...

François Pannier, a Forerunner of the Himalayan Art Market

François Pannier has endeavored to build a Himalayan art market since the 1970s, when it was non-existent. He has just made two donations, one to a museum in Cannes, the other to Confluences in Lyon. Where does your passion for Asian art come from? It started at least 65 years ago—I’m 77! The...

Anticipating EX.Paris, the New Parisian Art Fair

Co-organized with the Syndicat National des Antiquaires, the ambitious event planned for November aims to mix traders, high-end jewelry and "haute facture". But all remains to be built, in a particularly complicated context. Has the Syndicat national des Antiquaires  (SNA) converted to...

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Opens to the Future

Celebrating an ambitious renovation by Frank Gehry, The Philadelphia Museum of Art reopens to the public with a commitment to broadened histories and reinvigorated community ties. The Philadelphia Museum of Art has unveiled a series of newly renovated spaces by architect Frank Gehry, a major step...
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