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Expo Review: “Crumb – From the Underground to Genesis”


Sadly, it is already too late, my dear reader, to see this expo as today is the last day at the Musée de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. I was lucky enough to have my friend comein.com invite me … Continue reading

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Expo Review: El Greco and the Moderns in Dusseldorf (ending 18 August 2012)


I was working in Germany this week and took advantage of being within striking distance of Dusseldorf to see the current El Greco and the Moderns exhibit. I had previously seen a huge exposition in London in 2004 at the … Continue reading

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Expo Review: Munch: The Modern Eye at Centre Pompidou


This year, Paris seems to be a bit bereft of top shelf expositions. The Toys expo at the Grand Palais doesn’t really attract me too much. Orsay’s Oscar Wilde’s melancholic England sounds a bit boring, the Louvre’s Great Emperors of … Continue reading

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Miro Sculpteur at Musée Maillol (with the kids)


Today, we took our daughter (17-months old) and my son (4 1/2) to see the Miro Sculpture exhibit at the Musée Maillol in the 7th. For those that don’t know this museum, it is in a small hotêl particulier near … Continue reading

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Monumenta 2011 : Leviathan by Anish Kapoor at Le Grand Palais


I was not at all familiar with Anish Kapoor’s work before, but I saw an article about the 2011 edition of the Monumenta and figured it was worth checking out – with the kids too! Since about 2008, the Grand … Continue reading

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La voyage imaginare d’Hugo Pratt – La Pinacoteque of Paris


I am late in posting about the last expo that I saw back two weeks ago. And, bad me, I didn’t post yesterday – I was flying to Montreal and mentally drained when I got here. Anyway, after long ado, … Continue reading

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Last word on Cranach and quick word on Lorrain


Getting late so another quick one. Sorry :( There are two catalogs available from the Cranach exhibit I mentioned: a hardcover for 30€ and a soft-cover for €20. I am happy with the soft-cover one. The illustrations are very well … Continue reading

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More thoughts following the Cranach exhibit – Luther and the Reformation


The other curious thing about Cranach is that he is right there in Wittenberg for the rise of Martin Luther. It is also in this same period that Calvinism comes to the forefront. This is the real end of the … Continue reading

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Lucas Cranach, the Elder (Musée Luxembourg)


For my birthday, I treated myself to a museum marathon. There are so many expositions in this town (I know most of the permanent collections by heart so I concentrate on expos) and with kids and a job in the … Continue reading

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Van Dongen and Manet


But before I forget, here’s a song I keep forgetting to add to my post about Elvis: Mojo Nixon’s Elvis is Everywhere. Whew, now that I got that off my chest, on to our daily post. I did a typical … Continue reading

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