Interview with Takashi Murakami, a pop icon
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Interview with Takashi Murakami, a pop icon

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Drawing from Japanese popular culture and the world of manga, his spectacular artworks have brought him global fame and have been shown at such diverse and prestigious locations as New York’s MoMA, London’s Tate Modern and the Château de Versailles. Takashi Murakami was also a pioneer with respect to his iconoclastic fashion collaborations, an approach that he continues to explore today by co-producing exhibitions with the designer Virgil Abloh.

Interview with Takashi Murakami, a pop icon
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Interview with Takashi Murakami, a pop icon

Art Drawing from Japanese popular culture and the world of manga, his spectacular artworks have brought him global fame and have been shown at such diverse and prestigious locations as New York’s MoMA, London’s Tate Modern and the Château de Versailles. Takashi Murakami was also a pioneer with respect to his iconoclastic fashion collaborations, an approach that he continues to explore today by co-producing exhibitions with the designer Virgil Abloh. Drawing from Japanese popular culture and the world of manga, his spectacular artworks have brought him global fame and have been shown at such diverse and prestigious locations as New York’s MoMA, London’s Tate Modern and the Château de Versailles. Takashi Murakami was also a pioneer with respect to his iconoclastic fashion collaborations, an approach that he continues to explore today by co-producing exhibitions with the designer Virgil Abloh.

Albert Oehlen, the painter of pop culture exhibited at Palazzo Grassi in Venice
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Albert Oehlen, the painter of pop culture exhibited at Palazzo Grassi in Venice

Art Like a free-jazz jam session, his canvases bring together a whirlwind of references, from pop culture to figuration to abstraction, blended in hyper-controlled chaos. François Pinault’s Venice museum is currently celebrating the work of German painter Albert Oehlen. Like a free-jazz jam session, his canvases bring together a whirlwind of references, from pop culture to figuration to abstraction, blended in hyper-controlled chaos. François Pinault’s Venice museum is currently celebrating the work of German painter Albert Oehlen.

Who is Yuko Hasegawa, a japanese art authority ?
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Who is Yuko Hasegawa, a japanese art authority ?

Art 2018 is a great year for japanese art in France, with a whole host of concerts, dance shows, theatrical events and exhibitions being planned. Top of the bill is hang at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, the work of Yuko Hasegawa, the greatly respected chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. 2018 is a great year for japanese art in France, with a whole host of concerts, dance shows, theatrical events and exhibitions being planned. Top of the bill is hang at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, the work of Yuko Hasegawa, the greatly respected chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.

How Art Basel moved from must-see fair to global brand
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How Art Basel moved from must-see fair to global brand

Art Basel, Miami, Hong Kong and soon Buenos Aires – Art Basel keeps on expanding its horizons, to the point where its name now rivals big global brands like Coca Cola in fame and recognition. Basel, Miami, Hong Kong and soon Buenos Aires – Art Basel keeps on expanding its horizons, to the point where its name now rivals big global brands like Coca Cola in fame and recognition.

Artists and hackers, they hijack new technologies
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Artists and hackers, they hijack new technologies

Art Algorithms, coding, data, hardware – what use (or misuse) can artists make of all these new technological tools? This is the fascinating question asked by a double exhibition at the centre pompidou, to which Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda has been invited as guest of honour. Algorithms, coding, data, hardware – what use (or misuse) can artists make of all these new technological tools? This is the fascinating question asked by a double exhibition at the centre pompidou, to which Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda has been invited as guest of honour.

Body fragments and clothing items in the paintings of artist of the month Eliza Douglas
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Body fragments and clothing items in the paintings of artist of the month Eliza Douglas

Art As well as being a talented painter, American artist Eliza Douglas is also a musician, a model for Balenciaga, and the muse of German artist Anne Imhof. In her painting series, fragments of bodies are mixed with details of clothing, giving rise to a strange universe that is characterized by a surreally absurd detachment.  As well as being a talented painter, American artist Eliza Douglas is also a musician, a model for Balenciaga, and the muse of German artist Anne Imhof. In her painting series, fragments of bodies are mixed with details of clothing, giving rise to a strange universe that is characterized by a surreally absurd detachment. 

Paris Gallery Weekend: the best of contemporary art for a weekend
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Paris Gallery Weekend: the best of contemporary art for a weekend

Art Boosting the French capital's reputation in the art world – such is the ambition of Paris Gallery Weekend, which is inviting both overseas collectors and the general public to discover the city's abundant offer, with 44 galleries, five large museums and 49 events on the programme. Boosting the French capital's reputation in the art world – such is the ambition of Paris Gallery Weekend, which is inviting both overseas collectors and the general public to discover the city's abundant offer, with 44 galleries, five large museums and 49 events on the programme.

Who is Lubaina Himid, the artist who won the Turner Prize ?
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Who is Lubaina Himid, the artist who won the Turner Prize ?

Art In the face of a white, male, grey-suited art establishment, Lubaina Himid stands out with her vividly coloured works that explore the untold stories of black history. The winner of the 2017 Turner Prize is about to conquer France with a solo show on the mediterranean coast. In the face of a white, male, grey-suited art establishment, Lubaina Himid stands out with her vividly coloured works that explore the untold stories of black history. The winner of the 2017 Turner Prize is about to conquer France with a solo show on the mediterranean coast.

From a man-tiger to migrants, discover the Dhaka Art Summit
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From a man-tiger to migrants, discover the Dhaka Art Summit

Art With its hundreds of exhibiting artists, each edition of the Dhaka Art Summit transforms the Bangladeshi capital into an epicentre of politically and globally engaged art. A biennial event, it is a more-than-convincing alternative to the big Western art fairs. With its hundreds of exhibiting artists, each edition of the Dhaka Art Summit transforms the Bangladeshi capital into an epicentre of politically and globally engaged art. A biennial event, it is a more-than-convincing alternative to the big Western art fairs.

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