ROMAN HEAD IN MARBLE OF ZEUS-SERAPIS

Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) ascended the throne at the age of twenty. He began a military campaign very early on that would take him from Greece to Egypt, from Central Asia to northern India, and give birth to one of the greatest empires in history. In 332 BC, he invaded Egypt, where the oracle […]

NICOLAS DELPRAT, THE AMERICAN NIGHT

Paris – France Given in reference to the technique of filtering light used in the cinema to obtain a nocturnal atmosphere in scenes shot in broad daylight, the title of the new exhibition that the Maubert Gallery is devoting to Nicolas Delprat immediately plunges us into the very cinematographic atmosphere of this pictorial work focused […]

BASQUIAT x WARHOL 

Paris – France After the success of the “Jean-Michel Basquiat” exhibition, seen by nearly 700,000 visitors in 2018, here is the shock duo – “Basquiat x Warhol” presented at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. A blockbuster bringing together some eighty of the one hundred and sixty canvases painted “four hands,” as well as individual works completed […]

DUNE VARELA, THE SCARS OF THE IMAGE

Torn, crumpled, sanded, lacerated, stitched images… Fragments, relics, vestiges… Intertwining the times of making the image, from its destruction to its metamorphosis, and merging the background (the subject) and the form in a process of surprising metonymic contamination (the content becoming a container), Dune Varela’s photographs create a perceptive disorder.  Details of ancient statues printed […]

A PLEIN POUMONS

Lyon – France You had to be called Marcel Duchamp to dare to put the Air of Paris in a light bulb and offer it as a ready-made to his rich collector… More than a century later (it was in 1919), it is the Bullukian Foundation that invites us to “breathe” – A pleins poumons.  […]