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Podcast.  How the Albert-Kahn Museum in Boulogne-Billancourt combines art and nature

Podcast. How the Albert-Kahn Museum in Boulogne-Billancourt combines art and nature

Nestled in lush greenery, in Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine), the recently restored Albert-Kahn Departmental Museum goes almost unnoticed from the street. But, behind the door, it is an artistic and vegetal universe which was imagined by the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Eight pavilions, surrounded by gardens, house photographic works. Interior and exterior are intimately linked and confuse …

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Au musée du quotidien, l’ordinaire devient extraordinaire

At the museum of everyday life, the ordinary becomes extraordinary

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. This old English proverb echoes the Museum of Everyday Life. Installed in an old barn in the north of the state of Vermont, he is interested in the hidden aesthetics of small objects (safety pins, old matchboxes, rusty keys, scissors). Far from being static, this place moves since …

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Environmental activists glue their hands to Botticelli's Spring in Florence

Environmental activists glue their hands to Botticelli’s Spring in Florence

By Simon Cherner Posted yesterday at 12:12, Update yesterday at 2:24 p.m. The two Ultima Generazione activists glued themselves to the glass protecting Spring by Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), at the Uffizi Museum, in Florence (Italy), Friday July 22. Laura Lezza/Ultima Generation “If the climate collapses, there will be no more museums, no more art“, they …

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Podcast.  How the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam opened its storerooms to the public

Podcast. How the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam opened its storerooms to the public

In Rotterdam, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has established itself as a benchmark. In the country but also around the world. It stands out from other museums by its originality: to have, in addition to the classic exhibition rooms, a deposit accessible to the public to discover its reserves. Was this museum and architectural experience …

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Cahors: Exceptional exhibition "Margrethe II of Denmark Artist-Queen" at the Henri Martin Museum

Cahors: Exceptional exhibition “Margrethe II of Denmark Artist-Queen” at the Henri Martin Museum

Several works are also exhibited in the heritage and research library. A royal inauguration. It was in the presence of Princess Marie of Denmark, her husband Prince Joachim and their children Princess Athena and Princes Félix and Henri that the exhibition “Margrethe II of Denmark Artist-Queen” was presented at the museum. Henri Martin this July …

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Contemporary Art Museum of Baie-Saint-Paul |  BGL for the last time?

Contemporary Art Museum of Baie-Saint-Paul | BGL for the last time?

Passing through Charlevoix, The Press immersed herself in the stimulating world of BGL. The Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul is showing until November 6, and perhaps for the last time, the works of the Quebec collective that has put an end to its artistic adventure. A good opportunity to immerse yourself in the spectacular workshop …

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Amina Kadous, winner of the 6th Madame Figaro Photo Prize - Rencontres d'Arles

Amina Kadous, winner of the 6th Madame Figaro Photo Prize – Rencontres d’Arles

Self-portrait of photographer Amina Kadous, winner of the 6th Madame Figaro Photo Prize – Rencontres d’Arles 2022. Amina Kadous For its 6th edition, the jury of the Madame Figaro prize with the Rencontres d’Arles 2022 has chosen Amina Kadous, a young Egyptian photographer who has produced a work that is both intimate and universal on …

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National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec |  This unfinished United States

National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec | This unfinished United States

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is offering an exhibition this summer featuring 96 works from the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington. America. Between dreams and realities includes paintings, sculptures, works on paper and videos created in the XXe and XXIe centuries by 82 American artists. A pictorial and historical journey of these unfinished United …

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