Devenir (un Autre) Animal

The Animal Within

Through September 18, 2022 | Domaine de Chamarande | By Heidi Ellison

One of my favorite places in the Paris region is the Domaine de Chamarande. It’s easy to reach by train from Paris (41 minutes, with frequent departures), and it’s only a five-minute walk from the station when you get there. … Read More

Felix Gonzalez-Torres/Roni Horn

Mutable Identities

Through September 26, 2022 | Bourse de Commerce–Pinault Collection | By Heidi Ellison

A new exhibition at the Bourse de Commerce-Pinault Collection brings together the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) and Roni Horn (b. 1955), two artists who, at first glance, would seem to have little in common except being openly gay. What they … Read More

Algérie Mon Amour

Discovering the Art of Algeria

Through July 31, 2022 | Institut du Monde Arabe | By Heidi Ellison

Algeria is currently in the spotlight here during the 60th anniversary year of the Évian Accords, which ended the bloody eight-year-long Algerian War and led to Algeria‘s independence from France. One very welcome commemoration of this historical moment is the … Read More

Sophie Calle: The Ghosts of Orsay

Haunted Hotel

Through June 12, 2022 | Musée d'Orsay | By Heidi Ellison

The artist Sophie Calle is a storyteller whose tales are told in photographs and texts that dredge her memory and transform her personal experiences into something universal we can all relate to, whether they deal with love, heartbreak, death or … Read More

Albert Edelfelt & Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Race to the Finnish

Edelfelt: through July 10, 2022 / Gallen-Kallela: through July 25, 2022 | Petit Palais / Musée Jacquemart-André | By Heidi Ellison

Is it an invasion from the north? Yes, but of a rather more gentle kind than we are seeing in Ukraine right now. For several years now, various Paris museums have been spotlighting the work of Nordic artists, notably in … Read More

Alicia Paz: Juntas

A Circle of Friends

Through March 31, 2022 | Maison de l'Amérique Latine | By Heidi Ellison

The exhibition “Juntas” is part of an evolving three-exhibition project undertaken by the artist Alicia Paz, with each show adapted to its location, first in two locations in Britain and now at the Maison de l’Amérique Latine in Paris. For … Read More