Paris Update What’s New in Paris
CUTTING-EDGE ART IN THE BURBS
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac & Gagosian Gallery: Two of the leading contemporary art galleries in Paris are opening new spaces outside of the city. The Ropac
Ropac’s new gallery in Pantin.
gallery will inaugurate its new space in Pantin on Oct. 14 with shows of the work of Anselm Kiefer and Joseph Beuys, and Gagosian will also feature Kiefer’s work in its new gallery, convenently located near the runways where private jets land in Le Bourget Airport. Ropac: 69 avenue du Général Leclerc, Pantin. Gagosian: 800, av. de l’Europe, Le Bourget.
East Side Burger: Paris’s first vegetarian fast-food restaurant had people lining up for an hour to get in when it opened the other day. The reviews are good, so it might be worth a try. 60, boulevard Voltaire, 75011 Paris.
SNCF Transilien: Riders on the Ile-de-France train network will soon be treated every 15 minutes to announcements warning them not to cross the tracks or block the doors. Nothing unusual about that, except the voices are those of children between the ages of five and eight.
BOON FOR THE BEAUX ARTS
Rougier & Plé: The famed art and hobby supply store has a new Left Bank store that’s much more convenient for Beaux Arts students than its three other Paris locations. 108, bd. Saint Germain, 75006 Paris. Tel.: 01 56 81 18 35.