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Nicolas Party, king of oneiric flamboyance
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Nicolas Party, king of oneiric flamboyance

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Long a devotee of 3D animation, the Swiss artist has made himself a reputation as a sculptor and painter with his highly coloured and deceptively naive figurative works.

Nicolas Party, king of oneiric flamboyance
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Nicolas Party, king of oneiric flamboyance

Art Long a devotee of 3D animation, the Swiss artist has made himself a reputation as a sculptor and painter with his highly coloured and deceptively naive figurative works. Long a devotee of 3D animation, the Swiss artist has made himself a reputation as a sculptor and painter with his highly coloured and deceptively naive figurative works.

Interview with Xinyi Cheng : “Painting take a lot of planning but also a lot of accidents”
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Interview with Xinyi Cheng : “Painting take a lot of planning but also a lot of accidents”

Art It’s in Paris’s lively Belleville quarter that the Chinese artist has set up shop, where she paints the sensual portraits which won her this year’s Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel.   It’s in Paris’s lively Belleville quarter that the Chinese artist has set up shop, where she paints the sensual portraits which won her this year’s Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel.  

The day Robert Smithson made the world's largest work of land art
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The day Robert Smithson made the world's largest work of land art

Art On 9 April 1970, 32-year-old Robert Smithson received the special-use lease agreement he’d requested from the Utah Department of Natural Resources pertaining to 25 acres of land on the banks of the Great Salt Lake at Rozel Point. On 9 April 1970, 32-year-old Robert Smithson received the special-use lease agreement he’d requested from the Utah Department of Natural Resources pertaining to 25 acres of land on the banks of the Great Salt Lake at Rozel Point.

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The day Joseph Beuys did Düsseldorf – New York in an ambulance
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The day Joseph Beuys did Düsseldorf – New York in an ambulance

Art On 23 May 1974, Joseph Beuys left his home in Düsseldorf, Germany, wrapped in a felt blanket, and was transported by ambulance to the airport where he boarded a flight to JFK. On 23 May 1974, Joseph Beuys left his home in Düsseldorf, Germany, wrapped in a felt blanket, and was transported by ambulance to the airport where he boarded a flight to JFK.

The Wayne McGregor and Jamie xx ballet that’s shaking up the Opéra
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The Wayne McGregor and Jamie xx ballet that’s shaking up the Opéra

Art Until July 13, choreographer Wayne McGregor revives the “Tree of Codes” ballet at the Bastille Opera in Paris. Created with Jamie xx and Olafur Eliasson, the piece promises to be a choreographic, scenographic and musical success. Until July 13, choreographer Wayne McGregor revives the “Tree of Codes” ballet at the Bastille Opera in Paris. Created with Jamie xx and Olafur Eliasson, the piece promises to be a choreographic, scenographic and musical success.

The thousand faces of Cindy Sherman shown in London
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The thousand faces of Cindy Sherman shown in London

Photography For this rich retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, American artist Cindy Sherman presents in 200 iconic photographs the genius of her artistic practice. They create a portrait of this artist who redefined the contours of photography with a work almost essentially made up of self-portraits, from her childhood, when she was addicted to TV shows, to today, when her crazy selfies take over Instagram. For this rich retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, American artist Cindy Sherman presents in 200 iconic photographs the genius of her artistic practice. They create a portrait of this artist who redefined the contours of photography with a work almost essentially made up of self-portraits, from her childhood, when she was addicted to TV shows, to today, when her crazy selfies take over Instagram.

The day On Kawara reassured his gallerist he was still alive
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The day On Kawara reassured his gallerist he was still alive

Art On 5 March 1992, Japanese artist On Kawara sent a telegram to Nicholas Logsdail at the Lisson Gallery, London, that read “I am still alive.”  On 5 March 1992, Japanese artist On Kawara sent a telegram to Nicholas Logsdail at the Lisson Gallery, London, that read “I am still alive.” 

From Jeff Koons to Sarah Lucas, the libertine exhibition in Denmark
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From Jeff Koons to Sarah Lucas, the libertine exhibition in Denmark

Art Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Simon Fujiwara, Wolfgang Tillmans… the “Art & Porn” exhibition, at the ARoS Museum (Aarhus Kunstmuseum), celebrates the end of pornography censorship in Denmark in 1969. The artists question the body and reject its academic form in favour of a more erotic acceptance. Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Simon Fujiwara, Wolfgang Tillmans… the “Art & Porn” exhibition, at the ARoS Museum (Aarhus Kunstmuseum), celebrates the end of pornography censorship in Denmark in 1969. The artists question the body and reject its academic form in favour of a more erotic acceptance.

Oliver Beer: the artist making objects sing
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Oliver Beer: the artist making objects sing

Art Transforming an antique vase into a musical instrument or singing while kissing another person on the mouth are among the challenges set by the British artist over the past few years. After showing in Versailles and Paris, he’s now been invited to the Met in New York. Transforming an antique vase into a musical instrument or singing while kissing another person on the mouth are among the challenges set by the British artist over the past few years. After showing in Versailles and Paris, he’s now been invited to the Met in New York.

Photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino new exhibition in Paris, at the Studio des Acacias
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Photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino new exhibition in Paris, at the Studio des Acacias

Photography A virtuoso director and photographer with international recognition, Jean-Baptiste Mondino is showing 20 years of collaboration with Numéro at the Studio des Acacias by Mazarine from July 5 to 20. A virtuoso director and photographer with international recognition, Jean-Baptiste Mondino is showing 20 years of collaboration with Numéro at the Studio des Acacias by Mazarine from July 5 to 20.

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