Picasso mania

Monday, October 26, 2015

Picasso always new treasures to discover and explore in his art. So no surprise that a new original exhibition is dedicated to him, but this is not an ordinary exhibition: chronological and thematic, she recounts how different Picasso works were received by critics and the public over time.

For the occasion, a hundred works by the artist will be exhibited for five months, some being exhibited for the first time! They will be placed in parallel and compared with the works of contemporary artists. The positions taken thereof to Picasso are multiple detachment confrontation tribute ... One thing is certain, we love it or hate it, the art of Pablo does not leave indifferent.

Picasso.Mania The exhibition is more than just entertaining artistic unpacking. It is a mostly a project to open new perspectives on the influence that Picasso had on contemporary artists: neither lowering nor comparison, but a dialogue between painters and different points of view.

Picasso Mania is to discover the Grand Palais from October 7 to 29 February 2016 .

Two floors and 15 themes await you on Monday , Thursday and Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00 and on Wednesday , Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 22:00 at the standard rate of € 14 or € 10 at a reduced price .

Posted in Expos By Pauline M.

Andy Warhol exhibition

Friday, October 9, 2015

We all know his portraits of Jackie Kennedy in series, Mao or Campbell soup cans. But you have never seen his «Shadows» series. This installation dating from the end of seventy years was never exposed outside the United States.

This is the room not to be missed in this endless space that looks like a tunnel device, the visitor is surrounded by the «Shadows» of Andy Warhol, set of 102 paintings which follow the wall over 130 along mêtres. Here no Marilyn, Elvis or Mao, but abstract forms. Initially it is taken pictures of shadows in the studio of the artist in New York. Two different patterns. Thereupon he painted a broom. The result is this installation, this gigantic frieze panels that are repeated 102, are similar but all unique. Alternating between black and the brightest colors to pink, green, neon yellow.

This exhibition is the event of the artistic comeback in 2015, not to be missed.

Open Tuesday to Sunday

From 10 to 18

Thursday evenings until 22h

Exceptional opening on 1 and 11 November from 10am to 18pm

Full price: € 12

Reduced: € 9

Posted in Expos By Pauline M.

The exhibition presents new pieces of the creator (haute couture and ready-to-wear) from 1970 to 2013. They are accompanied by sketches, archives, stage costumes, film clips, shows, concerts, music videos, dance performances and television.

Juggling between extravagance and punk cancan, sadomasochism in red and black and multicolored plumages, Madonna and Pedro Almodóvar, Yvette Horner or Kate Moss, military bride dresses and fencing, Jean Paul Gaultier has always liked to copy the cultural references with humor and gluttony.

But this state of free and welcoming spirit that makes the personality, rich and captivating, the fashion designer is reflected throughout the exhibition, served by an imaginative set design which makes it amazingly alive.

Where? At the Grand Palais, 3 avenue du Général Eisenhower, 8th

When? From April 1 to August 3, 2015

From Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 22pm, Sundays and Mondays from 10am to 20pm

How much? €13 (reduced price €9)



Posted in Expos By Pauline M.

Kenzo - Grace To The Nth Power

Friday, July 25, 2014

 Kenzo presents “Grace To The Nth Power” 

Through its virtual and real exhibition entitled « Grace To The Nth Power », Kenzo presents us its PreFall 2014 Collection in a surprising way. 
« Grace To The Nth Power » is the Kenzo’s new multimedia project. The Film is realized in order to present the PreFall 2014 Collection designed by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon. The brand takes us in a 3D experience where we discover an exhibition dedicated to Sudanese-American model Grace Bol.
This film directed by Partel Oliva is in collaboration with the web designers Kim Boutin and David Broner. For the music, Fatima Al Qadiri, to who we owe the soundtrack of the Men Show Autumn-Winter 2014, has been chosen. 
. Story of the film
Little time before the « Grace To The Nth Power » exhibition, the gallery was broken. Not wishing to cancel the event, the artist decided to replace the missing works by videos showing thieves. Visitors find themselves in an empty gallery and attend the theft. We rapidly understand that the culprits are the model Grace Bol and her accomplice Sang Woo Kim. 
Fully live the 3D experience on the Kenzo website : http://www.kenzo.com/fall2014
After viewing the film, visitors can go to a special website to buy clothes. Kenzo also organize an exhibition of the videos and works at the Galerie 12 Mail/Red Bull Space in Paris from September 24-26.

. Autumn-Winter 2014 Kenzo Pre-Collection 


Posted in Expos Fashion By Clemence R.

"Dior, the legendary images"

Friday, May 30, 2014

« Dior, the legendary images »

From 3rd May to 21st September 2014, the Christian Dior Museum in Granville, in Normandie welcomes a new exhibition entitled "Dior, the legendary images". After, " Dior and the impressionism" in 2013, the museum plunges us into the Christian Dior's history shared with great photographers.    
Since the launch of Dior in February 1947, Christian Dior keeps inspired great photographers of the centuries XX and XXI.  In this way,  no less than 80 photographers are exposed like Puis Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, Terry Richardson, Bruce Weber and Inez van Lamsveerde Vinooh Matadin.
Three subjects give rhytm to the exhibition illustrating 60 years old of photography and fashion history : the photographer's look, the portrait revealed of the Dior's fashion and the construction of the Dior's image. 

More than 200 photographies, about sixty of Haute Couture's dresses, several documents recounting the collaboration between The Maison Dior et its artistic directors from Christian Dior to Raf Simons via Yves Saint Laurent.

  Installed at the heart of The Rhumbs' villa, family home having particularly inspired Christian Dior, this wonderful exhibition will delight the photography and fashion lovers. 
Posted in Expos Fashion By Clemence R.