L’Atelier de la Nature

Americans in Giverny

Through January 3, 2021 | Musée des Impressionnismes | By Heidi Ellison

Americans can’t travel to France right now, but their paintings can, so the Terra Foundation for American Art has sent a batch to the Musée des Impressionnismes in Giverny and added others borrowed from the Musée d’Orsay and other French … Read More

Christo et Jeanne-Claude: Paris!

Christo's Gifts to Paris

Through October 19, 2020 | Centre Pompidou | By Heidi Ellison

The artist Christo’s obsession with wrapping did not begin with the spectacular environmental projects he and his wife Jeanne-Claude created around the world, among them Running Fence in California, The Gates in New York City’s Central Park, Surrounded Islands in Miami and Wrapped Reichstag in Berlin. … Read More

Ben: Être Libre

On a Bender

Through October 11, 2020 | Domaine de Chamarande | By Heidi Ellison

At the age of 85, the French artist Ben (real name: Benjamin Vautier) is as irrepressible as ever, both personally and artistically. Earlier this month, he was on hand to greet the press at the opening of his exhibition, “Être … Read More