British artist David Hockney turned 80 this month but is still as productive and eclectic as ever, as evidenced by a retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in Paris through October 23. Following up on the hugely successful Hockney show this … Read More
Fans of Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) are in for a real treat this summer, with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris featuring the artist’s portraits; the Fondation Pierre Gianadda in Martigny, Switzerland, holding a major exhibition of mostly landscapes, “Le Chant de … Read More
The French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, who created the baubles for the jewel-like Palais Royal Métro entrance in Paris and who was the first artist chosen in over 300 years to create a new permanent sculptural fountain in the gardens of … Read More
At the Villa Datris, a foundation for contemporary sculpture in picturesque L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, in the Vaucluse region of Provence, this year’s summer exhibition explores nature in its multitude of facets – peaceful, tumultuous, marvellous and disquieting, ranging from the Garden of … Read More
Molière’s comedy Tartuffe is probably the most famous – and infamous – play in the French repertoire. First staged as a three-act piece at Versailles in 1664 in front of Louis XIV, with the title Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, its … Read More
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