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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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Kubrick (La Cinémathèque française)


Thanks to Maïté, I got to see the Kubrick exhibit at La Cinémathèque française this evening with a tour guide. It was really cool. I realized that I had seen all of his films from Dr Strangelove to Eyes Wide Shut … 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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Mondrian / De Stijl / Arman at the Beaubourg


This week I took advantage of being momentarily kidless to hit a few expos at the Centre Pompidou. There are currently two major temporary exhibits: an Arman retrospective and a joint Mondrian / De Stijl expo. The Arman exhibit was … Continue reading

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