Demain Est Annulé

Activist Art

Through September 29, 2024 | Espace Fondation EDF | By Heidi Ellison

With all the ongoing attacks by climate activists on famous artworks – the most recent, the notorious (pumpkin?) soup-bombing of the Mona Lisa in the Louvre last week, which made headlines around the globe – the art world is finding … Read More

Nicolas de Staël

Cathartic Art

Through January 21, 2024 | Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris | By Heidi Ellison

Nicolas de Staël (1914-55) ended his own life at the youthful age of 41, but he managed to pack a lot of living, loving, painting and traveling into those short years on Earth: though he only worked for a period … Read More

Mark Rothko

Rothko's Mysterious Recesses

Through April 2, 2024 | Fondation Louis Vuitton | By Heidi Ellison

Paris has an amazing lineup of exhibitions this fall. Among the most exciting are “Mark Rothko” at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, “Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise: The Final Months” at the Musée d’Orsay, “Nicolas de Staẽl” at the Musée d’Art Moderne … Read More

Viva Varda!

She Did It Her Way

Through January 28, 2024 | Cinémathèque Française | By Emma Wilson

“Viva Varda!,” at the Cinémathèque Française, represents yet another first for the late, beloved French filmmaker Agnès Varda (1928–2019): this is the first exhibition the Cinémathèque has devoted to the work of a woman filmmaker (the first solo show on … Read More

Les Années Fauves

Summer Escapade with the Wild Beasts

Through January 21, 2024 | Fondation Pierre Gianadda | By Heidi Ellison

A visit to this year’s summer exhibition at the famed Pierre Gianadda Foundation in Martigny, Switzerland, makes a great weekend escape from Paris. The show celebrates the high-color Fauve movement, which, strictly speaking, had its heyday from 1905 to ’08. … Read More