Mark Rothko

Rothko's Mysterious Recesses

November 3, 2023 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

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

November 3, 2023 | By Emma Wilson | Exhibitions

“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

Ron Mueck

Demon for Details

June 16, 2023 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

If art is about having a visceral effect on viewers, then Ron Mueck is a true artist. On entering the exhibition of his work at the Fondation Cartier, visitors are confronted with the amazing sight of piles of supersized skulls … Read More

Léon Monet

Brothers in Colors

May 26, 2023 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Who knew (or cared) that the great Impressionist painter Claude Monet had a big brother? Well, he did, and now the Musée de Luxembourg is devoting an entire exhibition to Léon Monet  (1836-1917). What makes a famous artist’s brother interesting … Read More