November 1862, Frederic Bazille and friends

November 1862, Frédéric Bazille and friends

This article is taken from Figaro Special Edition Paris 1874, Impressionism – Rising Sun, a special edition published one hundred and fifty years after the first Impressionist exhibition commemorated at the Musée d’Orsay, which brought together in a remarkable personal encounter a large selection of works that were then revealed to the public. He remembers … Read more

At Montmartre, the Seven Lives of Auguste Herbin

At Montmartre, the Seven Lives of Auguste Herbin

EXPOSURE – The Musée de la Butte brings this painter, a pioneer of abstract art, back to the spotlight, a stone’s throw from Bateau-Lavoir, where he had his studio. In Cateau-Cambrésis, the Nord department is completing a museum extension project. Henri Matisse, a child of this small town, is king there and part of his … Read more

treasures exhumed from the Templo Major, the ancient capital of the Aztec Empire

treasures exhumed from the Templo Major, the ancient capital of the Aztec Empire

“Codex Borbonicus”, bark paper folded into an accordion, late 15th centuryE/beginning of XVIE. sp Excavations started in 1978 made it possible to exhume many objects of the Mexican civilization, whose golden age dates back to the 14th century.E century. The Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques-Chirac reveals an excellent sample of these treasures found mainly on the … Read more

May 1880 Monet leaves the ship

May 1880 Monet leaves the ship

FIGARO SPECIAL EDITION (8/9) – He is not happy about leaving his friends, but Monet has to live well and support his now orphaned children. He leaves the Impressionist exhibition. This article is taken from Figaro Special edition Paris 1874, Impressionism, rising sunt, a special issue published one hundred and fifty years after the first … Read more

Why did Renoir move away from Impressionism?

Why did Renoir move away from Impressionism?

IMPRESSIONIST GALAXY (5/8) – Master of light shows, introduced himself as a “painter”. Auguste Renoir developed his style towards more and more flexibility and sensuality and established himself as a painter of the joy of life. This article is taken from Figaro Special Edition Paris 1874, rising sun impressionism. Discover in this issue the artistic … Read more

The complex history of the Qataris is on display in Toulouse

The complex history of the Qataris is on display in Toulouse

The cultural and historical event “Toulouse in the Crusade” will take place from April 5, 2024 to January 5, 2025 at the Saint-Raymond Museum and Couvent des Jacobins. THE “Cathars” will be at the center of a major exhibition in Toulouse from April 5, but what matters are the quotes chosen by the organizers, the … Read more

a journey in 10 artists, from the workshops of revolutionary China to animal obsession

a journey in 10 artists, from the workshops of revolutionary China to animal obsession

“ge-ba” are “fabric paintings” born in China, the art of reuse and arte povera before its time. Ge Bei Gallery REVIEW – In the ephemeral Grand Palais, the Paris fair itself is holding its last year before the metamorphosis expected in 2025. Our journalists offer you their choice of artists. Nathalie Du Pasquier (Yvon Lambert) … Read more

In the Tuileries, PAD presents itself as a reviving kingdom of art and design

In the Tuileries, PAD presents itself as a reviving kingdom of art and design

This 26E edition welcomes many new exhibitors from the 74 listed. On Wednesday until 21:00, the crowd was full of people under the PAD tent in the Tuileries for the VIP opening, which took place at the same time as Art Paris, in the ephemeral Grand Palais. Mostly French audience, but also Americans, amateurs and … Read more

April 1877, Caillebotte fame

April 1877, Caillebotte fame

FIGARO SPECIAL EDITION (7/9) – Gustave Caillebotte is in charge of the third Impressionist exhibition. He manages to bring all of Paris. This article is taken from Figaro Special edition Paris 1874, Impressionism, rising sun, a special issue published one hundred and fifty years after the first Impressionist exhibition commemorated at the Musée d’Orsay, which … Read more