Germaine Richier

Hurricane Woman

March 22, 2023 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

The history of modern French sculpture can be easily traced in Paris by a pilgrimage to the Rodin Museum, followed by a visit to the just-reopened Bourdelle Museum (more on that in an upcoming issue of Paris Update), featuring the … Read More

Who You Staring At?

A Nod to No Wave

February 8, 2023 | By Jeff Rian | Exhibitions

In some in-between times, artists resort to effect – a form of expression that brashly avoids polished technique and stylish finesse. That was the case in the mid-1970s, an interstitial period in the United States, with the OPEC oil crisis … Read More

Christian Marclay

Bang! Visible Sound

November 23, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Like many people, I first discovered Christian Marclay through his spellbinding 24-hour video installation “The Clock” (2010), consisting of film clips showing the actual time, which was being shown at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. After having seen a section … Read More

Georgia O’Keeffe

A Painter's Painter

September 22, 2021 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) is mega-famous in the United States for her flower paintings, almost to the point of oversaturation, but the current retrospective at Paris’s Centre Pompidou shows just how much more there was to the work of this versatile … Read More