Artist David Altmejd and rock group Yeasayer combine their talents for a fantastic collaboration
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Artist David Altmejd and rock group Yeasayer combine their talents for a fantastic collaboration

Art Rock group Yeasayer invited sculptor David Altmejd to create a visual world for their latest album “Amen and Goodbye”. Numéro met up with the artists to talk about the genesis of this phantasmagorical land. Rock group Yeasayer invited sculptor David Altmejd to create a visual world for their latest album “Amen and Goodbye”. Numéro met up with the artists to talk about the genesis of this phantasmagorical land.

Meeting up with art collectors: banker and publisher Tarek Issaoui
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Meeting up with art collectors: banker and publisher Tarek Issaoui

Art Numéro has gone in search of collectors who harbour a deep desire for contemporary art. Today Tarek Issaoui looks back at the origins of his passion that led him to artists as diverse as Uccello, Travess Smalley (photo) and Wade Guyton. Numéro has gone in search of collectors who harbour a deep desire for contemporary art. Today Tarek Issaoui looks back at the origins of his passion that led him to artists as diverse as Uccello, Travess Smalley (photo) and Wade Guyton.

Helena Almeida at the Jeu de Paume: the outstanding retrospective “Corpus”
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Helena Almeida at the Jeu de Paume: the outstanding retrospective “Corpus”

Art Yet to reach wider audiences, the exceptional Portuguese photographer Helena Almeida stuns with her sense of composition. Until May 22nd the Jeu de Paume is presenting the formal and fascinating explorations of this major artist. Yet to reach wider audiences, the exceptional Portuguese photographer Helena Almeida stuns with her sense of composition. Until May 22nd the Jeu de Paume is presenting the formal and fascinating explorations of this major artist.

“SolarWind”, Laurent Grasso's technical and visually monumental prowess at Paris's gates
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“SolarWind”, Laurent Grasso's technical and visually monumental prowess at Paris's gates

Art At the 13th district outskirts, the French artist Laurent Grasso imagined a monumental luminous installation, “SolarWind”, evoking magnetic substorms over more than 40 meters high. An extraordinary performance. At the 13th district outskirts, the French artist Laurent Grasso imagined a monumental luminous installation, “SolarWind”, evoking magnetic substorms over more than 40 meters high. An extraordinary performance.

Robert Mapplethorpe through the gaze of Peter Marino at the Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery: “It’s not the museum-version of Mapplethorpe that interests me.”
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Robert Mapplethorpe through the gaze of Peter Marino at the Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery: “It’s not the museum-version of Mapplethorpe that interests me.”

Photography Celebrated designer and architect Peter Marino, a fervent admirer of the scandalous photographer’s work, curated Robert Mapplethorpe’s exhibition at the Thaddaeus Ropac gallery. His choice of male nudes, crude sex scenes and still lifes is bang on. Celebrated designer and architect Peter Marino, a fervent admirer of the scandalous photographer’s work, curated Robert Mapplethorpe’s exhibition at the Thaddaeus Ropac gallery. His choice of male nudes, crude sex scenes and still lifes is bang on.

Bettina Rheims, photographer of feminity in all its states, exhibited at the MEP
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Bettina Rheims, photographer of feminity in all its states, exhibited at the MEP

Photography Since her first shots of strip-teasers in the late 70s, Bettina Rheims has spent her career glorifying women, mixing the famous and the anonymous, the sacred and the profane. A new retrospective in Paris this January celebrates her distinctive work. Since her first shots of strip-teasers in the late 70s, Bettina Rheims has spent her career glorifying women, mixing the famous and the anonymous, the sacred and the profane. A new retrospective in Paris this January celebrates her distinctive work.

BEST OF 2015: artist Ugo Rondinone and the legendary poet John Giorno at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris
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BEST OF 2015: artist Ugo Rondinone and the legendary poet John Giorno at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris

Art In celebration of Ugo Rondinone’s magnificent exhibition “I love John Giorno” at the Palais de Tokyo, an exclusive interview between the artist and his muse, the legendary poet John Giorno. In celebration of Ugo Rondinone’s magnificent exhibition “I love John Giorno” at the Palais de Tokyo, an exclusive interview between the artist and his muse, the legendary poet John Giorno.

Hernan Bas at the Galerie Perrotin, young dreamers and flowers unveiled
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Hernan Bas at the Galerie Perrotin, young dreamers and flowers unveiled

Art With his peep show still lifes and young men who look like they’ve just walked off a Hedi Slimane catwalk currently on show at the Galerie Perrotin, American artist Hernan Bas’ figurative paintings are much less conventional than they might at first seem. With his peep show still lifes and young men who look like they’ve just walked off a Hedi Slimane catwalk currently on show at the Galerie Perrotin, American artist Hernan Bas’ figurative paintings are much less conventional than they might at first seem.

The Galerie Perrotin pays tribute to Pierre Paulin, a true visionary and unusual designer
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The Galerie Perrotin pays tribute to Pierre Paulin, a true visionary and unusual designer

Design Visionary, atypical, Pierre Paulin was always at the cutting edge of design. With a new exhibition devoted to his work at the Galerie Perrotin, Numéro and his son look back at his extraordinary career. Visionary, atypical, Pierre Paulin was always at the cutting edge of design. With a new exhibition devoted to his work at the Galerie Perrotin, Numéro and his son look back at his extraordinary career.

A guided visit of the FIAC at the Grand Palais in Paris
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A guided visit of the FIAC at the Grand Palais in Paris

Art As the International Contemporary Art Fair finally closes its doors tonight, Numéro revisits the art events leading up, offering a guided visited of the stands at the Grand Palais. As the International Contemporary Art Fair finally closes its doors tonight, Numéro revisits the art events leading up, offering a guided visited of the stands at the Grand Palais.

The private opening of Julian Schnabel’s exhibition at the Almine Rech Gallery
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The private opening of Julian Schnabel’s exhibition at the Almine Rech Gallery

Art On the occasion of the opening of Julian Schnabel’s new exhibition at the Almine Rech Gallery, this Sunday in Paris, discover the personalities attending and the new paintings of the great American artist. On the occasion of the opening of Julian Schnabel’s new exhibition at the Almine Rech Gallery, this Sunday in Paris, discover the personalities attending and the new paintings of the great American artist.

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