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Art from 1920s Germany exhibited at Center Pompidou in Paris

Art from 1920s Germany exhibited at Center Pompidou in Paris

The Center Pompidou in Paris presents the first exhibition in France devoted to the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity), an artistic movement that developed in Germany in the 1920s. On view until September 5, 2022. Nearly 900 works and documents – paintings, films, photographs, writings, furniture – have been brought together at the Center Pompidou in …

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"Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli" in Paris: the ode to a free woman passionate about art

“Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli” in Paris: the ode to a free woman passionate about art

Two days after its fall-winter 2022-23 show at the beginning of July, as part of Parisian haute couture week, the house of Schiaparelli inaugurated Shocking! The surreal worlds of Elsa Schiaparelli at the Museum of Decorative Arts (MAD) in Paris. The exhibition brings together 520 works including 272 costumes and fashion accessories, set against paintings, …

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Maurizio Cattelan case: justice confirms the artist against his former collaborator

Maurizio Cattelan case: justice confirms the artist against his former collaborator

The sculptor Daniel Druet, who claimed to be recognized as the “exclusive author” of the works he produced for the Italian artist, was dismissed. The Paris court on Friday confirmed the artist Maurizio Cattelan as the author of his works, and rejected the requests of another, Daniel Druet, who had made sculptures for him and …

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An exhibition on death and its ghosts enchants visitors and haunts religious people in Taiwan

An exhibition on death and its ghosts enchants visitors and haunts religious people in Taiwan

Chinese vampires, evil Japanese or Thai spirits… The exhibition on the Asian underworld arouses, by its success, the anger of Christians and Taoists. Jumping vampires from China, decapitated heads and detached organs that gravitate in the air… These attractions of an exhibition in Taiwan draw crowds, to the chagrin of religious groups who, outraged, call …

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The beauty of La Joconde and organic snails

The beauty of La Joconde and organic snails

A snail farmer from Drôme believes he has discovered the secret of the aesthetics of mona-lisa, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Its snail farming is used by the organic cosmetics industry. Artistic outrage or real intuition? Patrice Lambert is persuaded to hold “Mona Lisa’s beauty secret“, the famous Mona Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci, the Florentine …

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