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François-Xavier Courrèges: On Our Paris Watchlist  
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6/4/11 Posted 6/4/11

(Image: François-Xavier Courrèges, LE SENTIMENT D'AVENTURE, 2011, HD Video, Duration 41 Min. Music By That Summer; © François-Xavier Courrèges) François-Xavier Courrèges (b. 1974, Paris, France) It’s the simplicity of the means used by François-Xavier Courrèges that is strongly characteristic of his work. Videos, photographs, drawings find an accuracy in almost nothing. By evoking feelings (without any pathos but levity), time that passes, brittleness, degradation, disappearance of the livin... [more]

Tania Mouraud: On Our Paris Watchlist  
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3/26/11 Posted 3/26/11

(Image: Tania Mouraud, A permanent installation at the BPI Centre Pompidou; © Philadelphia Art Alliance blog) Tania Mouraud (b. 1942, Paris, France) Tania Mouraud is a leader in contemporary French Art. The autodidact began as a painter in the early 60s, commenting on the elusive nature of language through color and abstract shapes; since then her work has expanded into many mediums including printmaking, sound installations and photography. Her work consistently challenges viewers with... [more]

20110311030203-vitrine Les sourires de Christophe Chemin : obscurs objets du désir  
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Christophe Chemin at galerie jeanrochdard October 30th, 2010 - December 26th, 2011
Posted 3/11/11

PHOTO GALLERY Les œuvres de Christophe Chemin PARIS — Présentant ses dessins pour la troisième fois à la Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Christophe Chemin est parti de son propre rapport au sourire, pour interroger les différentes représentations qu’il implique, tant d’un point de vue social qu’identitaire. Dans un kaléidoscope de faciès aux dents exhibées, il révèle toute l’ambivalence de cette convention esthétique, et prolonge ces portraits par une mise en scène d’éléments naturels ou a... [more]

Vernissages in Paris April 18--Cardenas Bellanger, Patricia Dorfmann...  
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4/20/09 Posted 4/20/09

Artslant Team hit the drizzly town for a few Beaubourg vernissages on Saturday. First stop was rue Quincampoix for Cardenas Bellanger--some fantastical installations and video works by Tobias Madison: Just up the rue, at Galerie Nelson- Freeman was a wall painting installation by Ernst Caramelle: and a collection of drawings in the upstairs gallery: At Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Huma Bhabha's sculpture and painted photographs: By far the most well-attended (can we say free Scotch?) opening was at Galerie Patr... [more]

Galerie Frédéric Giroux vernissage - Apr 4  
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4/6/09 Posted 4/6/09

On Saturday Artslant Paris writers Natalie Hegert and Kate Lemay hit the town to catch a few openings.  The time change had thrown us off, and we only made it to one good show, but it was an excellent one.  Sound by Artists at Galerie Frédéric Giroux: Typically, all the attendees were outside smoking cigarettes, so the exhibition inside was all ours: --Natalie Hegert [more]

P1030217 photos de la vernissage  
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Louidgi Beltrame, Florence Doléac, Thomas Grünfeld, Arno Nollen, Frank Perrin, Kishin Shinoyama, Atelier van Lieshout at Jousse Enterprise-Saint Claude January 17th, 2009 - March 7th, 2009
Posted 1/19/09

We visited Jousse Entreprise for a surprising group show, especially the surreal taxidermy halflings created by Thomas Grünfeld:   We also had the pleasure of meeting M. Jousse and getting introduced to Louidgi Beltrame (see my review of his latest film and exhibition Brasilia / Chandigarh), whose film Les Dormeurs is on view. [more]

January 17 Vernissages: in the 13th  
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1/19/09 Posted 1/19/09

Artslant was on the hunt again, this time taking in the vernissage scene on rue Louise Weiss in the 13th.  First up was Air de Paris' exhibit of Josh Smith's "bad paintings": In the project room Angela Bulloch participates in an artist exchange between Paris and Berlin galleries.  Bulloch, represented by Esther Schipper Gallery in Berlin, showed light and sound boxes, of neon and reverberating guitar tracks: Next door at Praz-Delavallade was Julian Hoeber's optic illusions: In between Praz-... [more]

Berman_verifax_singlepiece113 opening photos  
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Wallace Berman at galerie frank elbaz January 10th, 2009 - March 10th, 2009
Posted 1/11/09

Wallace Berman's collages at Galerie Frank Elbaz:   [more]

Jan 10 Vernissages  
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1/11/09 Posted 1/11/09

On January 10th the new season opened, and Artslant's Georgia Fee and Natalie Hegert went gallery hopping in the freezing cold!  Great shows kept us going... Katharina Bosse's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Mother at Galerie Anne Barrault: Wallace Berman's collages at Galerie Frank Elbaz: A compelling installation of paintings by Ann Craven at Galerie LHK: Blown away by Simon Bernheim at Galerie Eva Hober: One very impressive collection: A real treat was getting to meet fashion designer and ins... [more]


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