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William Klein and the seventh art

 

Now on at the Grand Palais in Paris, "Lumière!", an exhibition celebrating the 120th anniversary of the cinematograph, features work by the great photographer William Klein, who was passionate about movie theaters.

Wings of the Hawk, 42nd Street, New York, 1955.

Courtesy Galerie Le Réverbère. © William Klein

Selwyn, New York, 1955.

Courtesy Galerie Le Réverbère. © William Klein

Apollo, New York, 1955.

Courtesy Galerie Le Réverbère. © William Klein

Lumière ! Le cinéma inventé at Grand Palais (Paris), until 14 juin.

All about the exhibition of the month: Christian Dior, couturier du rêve
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All about the exhibition of the month: Christian Dior, couturier du rêve

Exhibition Paris’s Musée des Arts décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of fashion house Dior with an exceptional retrospective. Over 300 dresses, countless documents, as well as paintings and other works that explore Christian Dior’s passion for the arts, come together to paint a multi-layered portrait of the man and his legacy. Numéro met the two curators of the show, fashion historian Florence Müller, and Olivier Gabet, director of the Musée des Arts décoratifs. Paris’s Musée des Arts décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of fashion house Dior with an exceptional retrospective. Over 300 dresses, countless documents, as well as paintings and other works that explore Christian Dior’s passion for the arts, come together to paint a multi-layered portrait of the man and his legacy. Numéro met the two curators of the show, fashion historian Florence Müller, and Olivier Gabet, director of the Musée des Arts décoratifs.

Exhibition of the month: Martin Margiela The Hermès Years
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Exhibition of the month: Martin Margiela The Hermès Years

Fashion MoMu, the Antwerp fashion museum, is currently showing a major retrospective of Martin Margiela’s collections for Hermès, which highlight the enormous influence this iconoclastic designer had on the world of fashion, from the late 1990s right up until today. MoMu, the Antwerp fashion museum, is currently showing a major retrospective of Martin Margiela’s collections for Hermès, which highlight the enormous influence this iconoclastic designer had on the world of fashion, from the late 1990s right up until today.

The art diary of an undercover reporter, from La Borne to New York
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The art diary of an undercover reporter, from La Borne to New York

Art Tommy Hilfinger’s auction sale, contemporary ceramics in the Berry, Hans Ulrich Obrist... Nicolas Trembley unveils his art diary. Tommy Hilfinger’s auction sale, contemporary ceramics in the Berry, Hans Ulrich Obrist... Nicolas Trembley unveils his art diary.

“Teller on Mapplethorpe”, Juergen Teller’s tribute exhibition to Robert Mapplethorpe
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“Teller on Mapplethorpe”, Juergen Teller’s tribute exhibition to Robert Mapplethorpe

Photography In London the Alison Jacques Gallery pays homage to Robert Mapplethorpe with an exhibition curated by the brilliant Juergen Teller. The ideal opportunity to rediscover this photographic oeuvre in a new light… In London the Alison Jacques Gallery pays homage to Robert Mapplethorpe with an exhibition curated by the brilliant Juergen Teller. The ideal opportunity to rediscover this photographic oeuvre in a new light…

We met Maurizio Cattelan : “Is this interview our first analysis session ?”
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We met Maurizio Cattelan : “Is this interview our first analysis session ?”

Art Five years after announcing his retirement, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is back at the Monnaie de Paris with a show that brings together his greatest masterpieces – many of which have been highly controversial. An encounter. Five years after announcing his retirement, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is back at the Monnaie de Paris with a show that brings together his greatest masterpieces – many of which have been highly controversial. An encounter.

Portfolio: Takeshi Murakami's exuberant pieces of art at the Galerie Perrotin
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Portfolio: Takeshi Murakami's exuberant pieces of art at the Galerie Perrotin

Art The japanese star Murakami is once more taking up residence at the Galerie Perrotin with his new exhibition called “Learning the Magic of Painting”, from September 10th to December 23rd. The japanese star Murakami is once more taking up residence at the Galerie Perrotin with his new exhibition called “Learning the Magic of Painting”, from September 10th to December 23rd.