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New fresco by Amaury Dubois in Calais, France – StreetArtNews

More than a confirmation, it is a consecration for the contemporary painter who signs his second church in this spring 2022. After having created in 2020, for the first time in France, a 600m² fresco covering the entire vault of the Sainte-Madeleine church in Châtelaillon-Plage, Amaury Dubois renews the feat in the Saint-Pierre church in Calais.With this second monumental work, Amaury Dubois confirms his ...

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France Will Open a Mysterious Lead Sarcophagus Found in a Graveyard Beneath Notre Dame + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 19. NEED TO READ Winning Designs for Mosul Mosque Restoration Redrawn – The design for the reconstruction of Mosul’s Al-Nuri mosque that was destroyed by ISIS five years ago will be sent back ...

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“Le Gang Des Potelets” by Benjamin Malick in Paris, France – StreetArtNews

Multi-disciplinary artist Benjamin Malick shares his project “Le Gang Des Potelets” in Paris, France. Le Gang Des Potelets is a street art concept, aiming to symbolise the society through the embodiment of Parisian poles.Benjamin gives life to his characters thanks to different technics such as scultpure, mosaic, pochoir, etc. Each piece represents different aspect of the man / woman in our society : desire, passion, history, ...

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New Mural by Éric Lacan in Hérault, France – StreetArtNews

Urban artist Éric Lacan have worked on a new mural in Hérault, France. The mural features his signature black and white portraitures but instead of elegant female subjects this work features a skull with a beautiful floral headpiece.Éric Lacan started to draw attention to himself at the end of the 2000’s with black and white wheatpastes under the nickname Monsieur Qui. Behind his sometimes elegant, sometimes ...

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France announces €1m fund for Ukrainian and dissident Russian artists

The French government has announced a relief fund of €1m for fleeing Ukrainian artists and cultural workers in an initiative that will also apply to dissident Russian artists. A statement from the culture ministry said that, under the scheme, artists and arts professionals and their families will be eligible for residencies for a period of three months via the existing PAUSE programme, which helps ...

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Life imitates art as seven charged over robbery from Lupin set | France

France has charged seven youths over a massive robbery from a film crew shooting the new season of the hit Netflix heist series Lupin.The TV unit, along with the series’ principal actor, Omar Sy, were filming in the Pablo-Picasso district of the Parisian suburb of Nanterre on an afternoon in late February when they were attacked by about 20 hooded assailants.The robbers launched fireworks ...

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France Pledges $1.1 Million in Emergency Aid to Ukrainian Artists – ARTnews.com

The French government has announced a €1 million ($1.1 million) relief fund for Ukrainian artists and arts workers displaced by the Russian invasion. The initiative will also be available to “dissident” Russian artists fleeing the nation’s crackdown on free speech, according to a statement from the French Ministry of Culture. “The emergency reception program will finance Ukrainian artists and cultural professionals and their families ...

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France Withdraws 15 Artworks from Show at the Kremlin Museum – ARTnews.com

France has withdrawn 15 artworks from an exhibition at Moscow’s Kremlin Museums set to open this month, following the lead of the U.K., Spain, and Austria, which had previously recalled their loans. In the wake of deteriorating relations between Russia and the international cultural community, the Kremlin Museum announced it would postpone the show, “The Duel: From Trial by Combat to a Noble Crime,” ...

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France Approves Return of Nazi-Looted Artworks – ARTnews.com

France has finalized the restitution of 15 artworks sold under duress or looted by the Nazis, including paintings by Gustav Klimt and Marc Chagall. The bill passed unanimously on Tuesday in the French National Assembly, and is expected to be approved by its Senate on February 15. In a statement, the Minister of Culture, Roselyne Bachelot, applauded the vote, saying that the continued dispossession ...

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