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The Howard Greenberg Collection-
known for the erudite exhibits at his gallery, Howard Greenberg Gallery, and his role in shaping both the market for photography and the photographic canon. For the first time, photographs from his personal collection are being exhibited.
Fondation Cartier Bresson
2 Impasse Lebouile, 75014
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Anxious to account for contemporary life, Impressionism favoured the representation of human figures in their daily surroundings and captured the “modern” man in his routine activities, both in cities and in the countryside.
Although they did not strive to render scrupulously the physiognomy, costume or habit, the Impressionists nevertheless accounted for [...]Continue Reading →
Before the architectural homicide of 1971 that destroyed Les Halles of Zola (Le Ventre de Paris) the grandeur of Baltard’s creation in iron and glass inspired over 400 examples around the world.
Baltard’s name still evokes in all Parisians a symbolic landmark in the capital city which has now [...]Continue Reading →
As Lubitsch said: “I like Paris but I prefer Paramount’s Paris.”
This exposition brings together nearly 400 documents, from French and American archives, such as the French Cinematheque, the Oscars Library (Margareth Herrick Library), Warner Archive and private collections.
Including many film excerpts, photographs, set models, costumes and posters, the exposition [...]
Guardi (1712-1793) began painting at a time when Canaletto was already very successful. Where Canaletto focused increasingly on perspective and almost scientific precision in transcribing the real world throughout his career, Guardi chose to return to the preference for atmospheric effects that Canaletto cultivated when he was setting out (Canaletto, La Piazza [...]Continue Reading →
Paintings by Edward Hopper (1882-1967) have the deceptive simplicity of myths, a sort of picture-book obviousness. Each one is a concentrate of the hypothetical knowledge and dreams conjured up by the fabulous name of America. Whether they express deep poignancy or explore figments of the imagination, these paintings have been interpreted in [...]Continue Reading →
This retrospective is based on twenty-two of Soutine’s paintings from the Musée de l’Orangerie. These were brought together by art dealer Paul Guillaume who, on discovering in 1922 these “portraits in which reason and madness struggle and find a balance”, brought recognition to an artist whose Expressionist intensity and palette of heightened [...]Continue Reading →
Just 45 minutes from Strasbourg this recently opened museum designed by Ducks Scéno and the Agence Wilmotte is the home to over 650 pieces including jewelry, perfume bottles, tableware, crystal and interiors of Orient Express railway cars that celebrate the genius of the “Rodin of the transparent” (Maurice Rostand.)
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