Calligraphy and street art, the world of Poze to discover at the exhibition in Bayonne at the Kaxu gallery

Calligraphy and street art, the world of Poze to discover at the exhibition in Bayonne at the Kaxu gallery

Under his line, faces and letters become one. The poser, whose real name is Yann Chatelin, mixes graffiti with calligraphy. His brilliant writing became his signature within a few years. His invented alphabets are inspired by several languages. “I mix Sanskrit and Arabic. I am trying to recreate the letters based on the Latin structure“, … Read more

In La Seyne-sur-Mer, two pieces of street art are vying for the title of the most beautiful mural in France.

In La Seyne-sur-Mer, two pieces of street art are vying for the title of the most beautiful mural in France.

For the tenth consecutive year, Golden Street-Art rewards the most beautiful works of urban art in France. The first selection went to two frescoes that brighten up the facades of La Seyne-sur-Mer. “Lou Pescaïre”, which means “amateur fisherman” in Provençal, is one of two frescoes selected for Golden Street-Art. (FRANCE 3 PROVENCE-ALPS) A national competition … Read more

“Urban Sketchers”, a new American trend emerging in Lorient

"Urban Sketchers", a new American trend emerging in Lorient

The American “Urban Sketchers” movement is exported to France. He has more and more fans in Lorient. Today, more than 150 members explore the city together, reproduce it on paper and share their passion for drawing. In Lorient, the “Urban Sketchers” movement unites more than 150 drawing enthusiasts. (FRANCE 3 RENNES) The “Urban Sketchers” movement … Read more

In the Netherlands, Leiden, Rembrandt’s hometown, exhibits his early paintings

In the Netherlands, Leiden, Rembrandt's hometown, exhibits his early paintings

The Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden (Netherlands), located a stone’s throw from where Rembrandt’s (1606-1669) workshop must have been, presented four paintings to journalists. The exhibition will be held from January 20 to June 16, 2024. Exhibition “Rembrandt’s Four Senses – His First Paintings” at De Lakenhal Museum in Leiden (Netherlands), 18 January 2024. (REMKO … Read more

An exhibition of photographs at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris bears witness to the 1980s in the town of Carros, near Nice

An exhibition of photographs at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris bears witness to the 1980s in the town of Carros, near Nice

About a hundred photographs of Carros, a town in the Alpes-Maritimes, from 1983 are being exhibited for the first time in a Paris museum. Testimony of a visual sociology project by six photographers. They paint an intimate portrait of the city and its inhabitants. Boys playing with guns, on a playground near rue des Arbousiers, … Read more

Mountain photographs of the Tairraz family, a dynasty of mountaineering photographers, exhibited in Grenoble

Mountain photographs of the Tairraz family, a dynasty of mountaineering photographers, exhibited in Grenoble

The Tairrazes have been mountain guides and photographers from father to son for four generations. The Ancien Évêché Museum pays tribute to them by bringing together their work. The Tairraz family from Chamonix have been photographing the Mont-Blanc massif for almost 150 years. (FRANCE 3 ALPS) Iconic figures of mountain photography, the Tairraz have sublimated … Read more

Musician Elton John auctions items from his Atlanta home at Christie’s in New York

Musician Elton John auctions items from his Atlanta home at Christie's in New York

Silver shoes marked with the letters “E” and “J” worn in concert, a piano, a Banksy triptych: Elton John is auctioning at Christie’s in New York a large collection of his objects, most of which come from his luxury residence in Atlanta, recently sold. The Elton John portrait (album cover variant) is estimated at between … Read more

A monumental sculpture of skulls of extinct species invaded the gardens of the museum in Toulouse

A monumental sculpture of skulls of extinct species invaded the gardens of the museum in Toulouse

Titled “ICI, Light on Extinct Species,” this impressive installation is a memorial to the animal species that have disappeared during the Anthropocene. Installation “ICI, light on extinct species” in the shadow of the Toulouse Museum. (FRANCE 3 MIDI-PYRENEES) A conical structure five meters high and three meters wide all covered in animal skulls took place … Read more