The body-conscious art of William Forsythe
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The body-conscious art of William Forsythe

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After pushing classical dance to its extremes, the legendary choreographer is now turning his hand to fine art with a strange visual universe full of monumental robotic arms, dancing pendulums, feather dusters and more.

The body-conscious art of William Forsythe
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The body-conscious art of William Forsythe

Art After pushing classical dance to its extremes, the legendary choreographer is now turning his hand to fine art with a strange visual universe full of monumental robotic arms, dancing pendulums, feather dusters and more. After pushing classical dance to its extremes, the legendary choreographer is now turning his hand to fine art with a strange visual universe full of monumental robotic arms, dancing pendulums, feather dusters and more.

The collector Axel Vervoordt unveils his new jewel
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The collector Axel Vervoordt unveils his new jewel

Art Belgian aesthete and collector Axel Vervoordt, owner of no less than 16,000 antiques, is inaugurating the latest addition to Kanaal, his extraordinary architectural complex in Antwerp. Belgian aesthete and collector Axel Vervoordt, owner of no less than 16,000 antiques, is inaugurating the latest addition to Kanaal, his extraordinary architectural complex in Antwerp.

Who is Nicholas Logsdail, the man who discovered Anish Kapoor ?
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Who is Nicholas Logsdail, the man who discovered Anish Kapoor ?

Art Everyone who's anyone has shown there, from Yoko Ono, Sol Lewitt and Dan Flavin to Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei. Since it was lauched by Nicholas Logsdail in 1967, London's Lisson Gallery has welcomed all the greatest contemporary artists. On the occasion of a major new exhibition to celebrate its 50th anniversary, Numéro Art spoke to its founder. Everyone who's anyone has shown there, from Yoko Ono, Sol Lewitt and Dan Flavin to Anish Kapoor and Ai Weiwei. Since it was lauched by Nicholas Logsdail in 1967, London's Lisson Gallery has welcomed all the greatest contemporary artists. On the occasion of a major new exhibition to celebrate its 50th anniversary, Numéro Art spoke to its founder.

Paris's Centre Georges Pompidou is paying homage to César for the first time
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Paris's Centre Georges Pompidou is paying homage to César for the first time

Art If he’s remembered for one thing in his native land it’s for the French cinema awards – les César – whose statuette he designed and which are named after him. Indeed the fame they brought him arguably ruined his critical reception on Gallic soil. But now, for the first time, Paris’s Centre Georges Pompidou is finally paying homage to the inventor of the remarkable Expansions and Compressions. If he’s remembered for one thing in his native land it’s for the French cinema awards – les César – whose statuette he designed and which are named after him. Indeed the fame they brought him arguably ruined his critical reception on Gallic soil. But now, for the first time, Paris’s Centre Georges Pompidou is finally paying homage to the inventor of the remarkable Expansions and Compressions.

Lady Dior reinvented by the biggest names in art
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Lady Dior reinvented by the biggest names in art

Accessories From John Giorno to Jack Pierson, major contemporary artists have reinvented the house of Dior’s legendary handbag. From John Giorno to Jack Pierson, major contemporary artists have reinvented the house of Dior’s legendary handbag.

Contemporary art invades the gardens at the Château de Versailles
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Contemporary art invades the gardens at the Château de Versailles

Art John Giorno, Ugo Rondinone, Rick Owens... seventeen contemporary artists take possession of the Versailles gardens until January 17th 2018. In the midst of the legendary bosquets, they deposit their fascinating creations alongside the work of artists from Louis XIV’s court for an exhibition entitled, “Voyage d'hiver”. John Giorno, Ugo Rondinone, Rick Owens... seventeen contemporary artists take possession of the Versailles gardens until January 17th 2018. In the midst of the legendary bosquets, they deposit their fascinating creations alongside the work of artists from Louis XIV’s court for an exhibition entitled, “Voyage d'hiver”.

What future for independent galleries in London?
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What future for independent galleries in London?

Art It is in working together to build new audiences, new collectors and an alternative international scene, that independent galleries are holding their own against the rapacious corporates.  It is in working together to build new audiences, new collectors and an alternative international scene, that independent galleries are holding their own against the rapacious corporates. 

London: this season's must see exhibitions
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London: this season's must see exhibitions

Art Basquiat, Jasper Johns, Thomas Ruff, Modigliani... Hettie Judah picks 10 exhibitions we'd love to see over the next few months. Basquiat, Jasper Johns, Thomas Ruff, Modigliani... Hettie Judah picks 10 exhibitions we'd love to see over the next few months.

Who is Oscar Tuazon, the artist who has transformed the place Vendôme?
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Who is Oscar Tuazon, the artist who has transformed the place Vendôme?

Art As FIAC opens at Paris’s Grand Palais,  all sorts of corollary art projects are taking place, including Oscar Tuazon’s monumental temporary sculpture in Paris’s fabled Place vendôme. As FIAC opens at Paris’s Grand Palais,  all sorts of corollary art projects are taking place, including Oscar Tuazon’s monumental temporary sculpture in Paris’s fabled Place vendôme.

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