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Waves of Renewal: Modern Japanese Prints 1900-1960


Monday 24 September 2018

Paris is currently celebrating The Year of Japan. So far, the city has seen a number of exhibitions that honour the eras and traditions of Japanese art work – such as the Treasures of Kyoto. Then there are the Japanese artists taking

Chiaroscuro Engraving Cranach, Raphael, Rubens...


Thursday 13 September 2018

Chiaroscuro is a term that might not be familiar to the average gallery patron but may have appeared in the teaching of many of Paris’ art schools. The term refers to colour wood engraving. It became a popular way to experiment with wood engrav

Paris Salon de la Photo 2018


Thursday 13 September 2018

November 2018 once again brings the Paris Salon de la Photo exposition. This event is a celebration of everything new and interesting in the world of photography. 

Magical Unicorns at Musee de Cluny Paris


Friday 07 September 2018

Any child will tell you that there is no right or wrong way to draw a unicorn. As long as it roughly resembles an equine creature, with some form of a horn on its head, it is a unicorn. Families may be surprised to learn just how varied artistic depictions of

Trésors de Kyoto at Musée Cernuschi


Thursday 30 August 2018

"Trésors de Kyoto: trois siècles de création Rinpa" translates as Treasures of Kyoto, three centuries of Rinpa creation. This tells Musée Cernuschi visitors all they need to know about what to expect. The show ta

Impressionists in London: French artists in exile


Friday 24 August 2018

When we think of some of the classic landscapes from French artists, we think of the romantic French countryside and scenic views of the Seine. However, between 1870-1904, there were many more depictions of the Thames. 

TEAMLAB: AU-DELÀ DES LIMITES


Friday 17 August 2018

Anybody that has been to the new Klimt exhibition knows that interactive, immersive shows really are the next big thing in art. TeamLab, from Japan, take this to another level with a digital exhibition of epic proportions. It used to be that the

Perfumes of China, the culture of incense in imperial times


Thursday 09 August 2018

There is a trend for sensory experiences and exhibitions that go beyond the usual forms of displaying work. We don’t just want to see art, we want to enjoy a new way of experiencing it. Recent shows such as the Klimt interactive exhibition and

I love Piaf at Theatre Le Lucernaire Paris


Monday 30 July 2018

The name Edith Piaf is famous in French culture and the global musical stage. Her voice and haunting songs are immediately recognisable, even if you can’t recall from where.

Dazzling Venice at the Grand Palais Paris


Wednesday 18 July 2018

The exhibition spaces of Grand Palais are somewhere that many art lovers will visit countless times over the year. Curators here have a habit of bringing shows that ensure that patrons take a second look at an artist, movement or location from another per