February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Centuries of Stereotypes Perpetrated by Artists ”L’Homme à la Pipe” (1846), a self-portrait by Gustave Courbet. © RMN/Agence Bulloz The Grand Palais opened another of its entertaining and informative themed exhibitions last week. “Bohemians” starts out with an investigation of … Read More

Edward Hopper

February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Only in America:Anomie on Parade Edward Hopper’s “Office at Night” (1940). © Walker Art Center, Minneapolis The big event of Paris’s fall art season, “Edward Hopper” at the Grand Palais, opened last week. Hopper’s most iconic paintings — notably “Nighthawks” — … Read More

Monumenta 2016: Empires

February 7, 2010 | By Brian Childs | Archive

Physically Brutal,Metaphysically Rich “Empires” by Huang Yong Ping. © Adagp, Paris 2016. Photo: Didier Plowy for RMN-GP To misappropriate one of Donald Trump’s favorite words, this year’s Monumenta installation at the Grand Palais is “HUGE.” For the next few weeks, … Read More


February 7, 2010 | By Paris Update | Archive

Paris Update Art Notes PARIS ART FAIR WEEK “Heron and Bridge at The Royal Canal 2” (2013), by Mairead O’Heocha, to be seen at the FIAC stand of Dublin gallery Mother’s Tankstation. FIAC, Paris’s massive modern and contemporary art fair, takes … Read More