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The Salvation of Parisian Churches?

When she became mayor of Paris in 2015, Anne Hidalgo made the restoration of religious monuments the spearhead of her heritage policy. Her "church plan", which ended in 2020, is somewhat of a mixed bag. Is Paris burning? No, though its 85 churches are doing everything they can to stay...

Spain Through American Eyes: A Pioneering Exhibition at the Chrysler Museum of Art

The exhibition “Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920” examines the widespread and, until now, under-appreciated influence of Spanish art and culture on American painting. Co-organized by the Chrysler Museum of Art and Milwaukee Art Museum, “Americans in Spain” brings together more...

The Paris Biennale and the Fatal Fakes

The Biennale de Paris [soon to be replaced by EX.Paris – Ed.] has ceased to exist without reaching its 50th anniversary. The younger generation never experienced its first splendors, when the Grand Palais in Paris hosted an ephemeral museum bursting with treasures recently brought out of private...

Meissen Figurines Are Back in Vogue

Now that kitsch is back in style, these small, refined objects are increasingly in demand. They may look old-fashioned, but that is precisely why people like them. Major decorative arts companies now mass-produce Meissen porcelain figurines. An emotional, nostalgic appeal, a reinterpretation of...

NFTs: What Are People Really Buying?

Prices for NFTs have skyrocketed in recent weeks, but huge misunderstandings remain about what people are actually buying. What is going on? “An upheaval”, “a revolution”, “a first”… For over a week, the record $69.3 M fetched by an NFT work, Everydays: the First 5000 Days, at Christie's has made...

Léonard Gianadda, Creator of the Foundation in Martigny

In French-speaking Switzerland, Martigny, where Julius Caesar covered himself in glory, there lives another conqueror: Léonard Gianadda, who set up a foundation that hosts memorable exhibitions. The next one is “Caillebotte”, the tale of a remarkable adventure. Léonard Gianadda can move mountains....

Strike MoMA Begins Dismantling One of NYC’s Flagship Museums

A coalition of New York City community activists, museum workers and artists has called for a ten-week strike against the Museum of Modern Art as a transitional period in which to dismiss its plutocratic board and reimagine the entire institution. The International Imagination of Anti-National...

Van Gogh: An Auction Rollercoaster

The auction of this view of Montmartre was beset by a series of human and technological errors. The Conseil des Ventes (Voluntary Sales Council) has expressed concerns about the bumpy ride afflicting Van Gogh's Scène de rue à Montmartre, the star of the sale at Sotheby's Paris on March 25 . As the...

The Louvre: Intrigue at Court

The reappointment of Jean-Luc Martinez as head of the Louvre was dictated by a certain logic. With a determined spirit that gained him not a few enemies, he set about reconfiguring the landscape. On his arrival, he promised to focus on vital improvements in visitor reception. With Jean-François...

The Spirit of Modern Art: The Société Anonyme Collection

Hailed as the first museum of modern art in the U.S., the Société Anonyme was founded by artists Katherine S. Dreier, Marcel Duchamp, and Man Ray. Its collection offers a unique record of modernist innovation and experimentation. The Société Anonyme was an artists’ organization founded in 1920 by...
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