Tag: Paris

Why Olivier Masmonteil Trains Emerging Artists in His Paris Studio – ARTnews.com

In a lineage that includes the likes of Tintoretto, Titian, and Rubens, artists have long maintained large studios, in which assistants—previously called apprentices and students—helped execute these famed Old Masters’ major commissions in order to keep up with demand. With a team of nearly 10 people, Paris-based artist Olivier Masmonteil is following that example, as one of the last peintres d’atelier in France. The ...

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Design Miami Is Cancelling What Would Have Been Its First Paris Fair After Officials Deny Its Planned Site on Place de la Concorde

While art fairs have come roaring back as cities around the world continue to recover from the pandemic, a surprise turn of events has scuttled the first-ever planned edition of the prestigious Design Miami fair in Paris: a permit refusal from a police official. According to the French newspaper Le Monde, on July 29, the city’s new police commissioner, Laurent Nunez, said that the ...

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In Postwar Paris, Painter Shirley Jaffe Became an American Master – ARTnews.com

Shirley Jaffe, who died in 2016 a few days short of her 93rd birthday, is the subject of “Une Américaine à Paris,” a luminous retrospective currently at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The French capital was her adopted home, where she had lived and worked since 1949. While many American artists came to Paris after the war—more than 300 were reportedly there in the ...

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‘I Could Never Find the Right Place in Paris’: Jean Pigozzi on Why He’s Opening a Museum for His African Art Collection in Cannes

The vast contemporary African art collection of Jean Pigozzi will get a dedicated museum in Cannes in the south of France.  Although the museum isn’t scheduled to open until the fall, a precursory exhibition featuring works from the collection is on view at the Gare Maritime in Cannes until August 21, and features more than 100 paintings, sculptures and photographs created from the 1960s ...

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See the Exhibitor List for 2022 Edition of Paris+, par Art Basel – ARTnews.com

Art Basel has named the 156 galleries that will participate in the inaugural edition of its new Paris+, par Art Basel fair that will run October 20 to October 23, with a preview day on October 19, at the Grand Palais Éphémère. As with another fair launching this year, Frieze Seoul, Paris+ will include the world’s four largest galleries: Gagosian, Hauser & Wirth, Pace, ...

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Dior does folklore in Paris couture, riffing on Ukraine art

PARIS -- Images of traditional embroideries and floral paintings adorned the walls of Dior’s celebrity-laden runway homage to Ukraine as Paris' four-day Couture Week kicked off Monday.The set, from Ukrainian artist Olesia Trofymenko, was the starting point for designer Maria Grazia Chiuri who returned this season to the atelier’s needle-and-thread. It made for an embroidery-rich collection riffing on Eastern European styles, which the house ...

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Hauser & Wirth Will Open Location in Paris – ARTnews.com

The mega-gallery Hauser & Wirth will soon add a Paris location to its growing global presence, which currently includes 14 exhibition spaces spread across Switzerland, the U.K., the U.S., Hong Kong, Spain, and Monaco. Situated in the 8th arrondissement, the new space will open next year in a 19th-century hôtel particulier. Hauser & Wirth will take over the entirety of that structure, spanning some ...

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30 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts Claimed by Mexico to be Auctioned in Paris – ARTnews.com

The Mexican government called on France Tuesday to halt the sale of 30 pre-Hispanic artifacts, the latest salvo in Mexico’s battle to stop what it has called previously “illicit trade in cultural goods.” The artifacts, which include Mayan and Teotihuacan objects valued between roughly $79,000 and $127,000 total, are slated to be auctioned in a May 13th sale by the Paris–based auction house the ...

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