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The Jeanne Tachard Collection: The Choice of Modernity

Free-spirited, headstrong Jeanne Tachard ranks among the 1920s’ leading patrons. She commissioned works from French cabinetmaker and designer Pierre Legrain and was a pioneering collector of African art. "Jeanne Tachard deserves serious research by art historians," says auctioneer Bertrand de...

"La Villa Bleue à Nice", a Previously Unknown Work by Matisse

This oil painting by Henri Matisse has never been on the market before. Long in a European collection, the work, which comes with its original support, is drawing interest from French, British and American collectors. Matisse painted this landscape featuring a blue villa shortly after moving to...

David Hockney, a High-Tech Artist

The success of this printed landscape created on a tablet computer by the British artist, now living in Normandy, attests to changing artistic mentalities. As the "David Hockney, A Year in Normandy" exhibition at the musée de l'Orangerie in Paris  closes, this springtime work is a perfect...

A Chandelier by Koloman Moser in the Light of Beauty

This rare hanging lamp showcases Koloman Moser’s talent and the humanist ideas of the Wiener Werkstätte. "Contact with beautiful objects makes us more beautiful," said architect Josef Hoffmann , who founded the Wiener Werkstätte in 1903 with Koloman Moser and financier Fritz Waerndorfer. Such...

T is for Tapestry: Volume 2

The creation of the royal tapestry workshops under Louis XIV broke with the mural approach specific to medieval and Renaissance tapestries. In these spaces dedicated to the service of power, the loom established roots as an art of the multiple, which was also dependent on painting. Long before...

Olive Spoons: A Fine Price Index

A typically southern item that regularly appears at auction. At the end of the 17th century, a certain refinement was added to the pleasures of eating. Individual cutlery was now provided by the hosts themselves and serving utensils become much more prevalent. After the tablespoon was invented in...

Marc-Olivier Wahler at the MAHG in Geneva for a Museum of the Future

Swiss curator Marc-Olivier Wahler blazed a trail in contemporary art institutions in Europe and the United States before rising to a new challenge: bringing the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva into the 21st century. You became director of the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva (MAHG) in June...

The Villa Albertine: A New French Cultural Model in the United States

In September 2021, a new showcase of French creativity opened in the United States. Its unusual residence format aims to boost France’s soft power worldwide. The Villa Albertine, a Proustian name, like that of a famous Manhattan bookstore , is not new in itself. “The idea of creating such an...

Art Market Overview: Omar Ba, a Young Talent in the African Art Scene

Recently exhibited at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2019) and the Centre Pompidou in Paris (2020), Senegalese artist Omar Ba (b. 1977) is now considered one of the most promising artists in the African scene. In 2014, the Piasa Auction House found no buyers for a monumental work (203 x 150...

The Four Seasons of Wang Keping

Wang Keping, a founder of the “Stars” group in China, has never enjoyed being inside—not even in his two studios, which are wide-open to the outdoors. In September 2020, between the first and second lockdown in France, Wang Keping unveiled an immense, 4.2-meter-high (13.78 feet) work at the Domaine...
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