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

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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.

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.

The day Chris Burden shut himself up for five whole days in a locker
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The day Chris Burden shut himself up for five whole days in a locker

Art Forty-seven years ago, long before he came a major figure in the world of performance art, a young art student decided to shut hiself up in a university locker for 120 hours... Forty-seven years ago, long before he came a major figure in the world of performance art, a young art student decided to shut hiself up in a university locker for 120 hours...

You will dance better tomorrow thanks to the Pinault Collection
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You will dance better tomorrow thanks to the Pinault Collection

Art Opened in Venice at the start of April, “Dancing with myself”, the latest exhibition-event from the Pinault Collection brings together 140 queer, crusading and deeply moving works. An exhibition that dances with its era. Opened in Venice at the start of April, “Dancing with myself”, the latest exhibition-event from the Pinault Collection brings together 140 queer, crusading and deeply moving works. An exhibition that dances with its era.

Artist of the month: T.J. Wilcox
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Artist of the month: T.J. Wilcox

Art In his videos, American artist T.J. Wilcox mixes historical fact and invented narratives, as well as archival footage and original shots. Numéro talked to him about his new show, a love letter to France and Paris entitled Carte de visite. In his videos, American artist T.J. Wilcox mixes historical fact and invented narratives, as well as archival footage and original shots. Numéro talked to him about his new show, a love letter to France and Paris entitled Carte de visite.

Exclusive : interview between Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami
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Exclusive : interview between Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami

Art During London Fashion Week, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and American designer and creative director Virgil Abloh put on an exhibition at Gagosian, Davies Street, London. Numéro asked them about the origins of the project, and the process of working through social media such as WhatsApp and Instagram. During London Fashion Week, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and American designer and creative director Virgil Abloh put on an exhibition at Gagosian, Davies Street, London. Numéro asked them about the origins of the project, and the process of working through social media such as WhatsApp and Instagram.

When Lady Dior becomes an object of art at Art Basel Hong Kong
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When Lady Dior becomes an object of art at Art Basel Hong Kong

Art The exhibition “Lady Dior As Seen By” bringing together artists’ interpretations of the iconic house bag, is making a stopover at Art Basel in Hong Kong from 29th to 31st March. The exhibition “Lady Dior As Seen By” bringing together artists’ interpretations of the iconic house bag, is making a stopover at Art Basel in Hong Kong from 29th to 31st March.

Rick Owens: “We all struggle with who we are. We have shame, we have pride, we have self delusion.”
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Rick Owens: “We all struggle with who we are. We have shame, we have pride, we have self delusion.”

Art Since founding his brand in 1994, the fearless and eminently non-conformist designer Rick Owens has been mixing sophisticated aestheticism and punk rage, minimalism and flamboyance, in all the creative fields from fashion to furniture. His cult of chaos is now taking over the Triennale in Milan, which is paying him homage with the very first major retrospective of his career. Numéro asked him about this rite of passage.  Since founding his brand in 1994, the fearless and eminently non-conformist designer Rick Owens has been mixing sophisticated aestheticism and punk rage, minimalism and flamboyance, in all the creative fields from fashion to furniture. His cult of chaos is now taking over the Triennale in Milan, which is paying him homage with the very first major retrospective of his career. Numéro asked him about this rite of passage. 

Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?
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Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?

Art Barack Obama surrounded by luxuriant greenery and his wife Michelle swathed in a long evening gown… The ex-presidential couple have unveiled their respective portraits by the Afro-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Two canvases with a pop art aesthetic that break away from the traditionally austere portraits of former presidents and their first ladies. Barack Obama surrounded by luxuriant greenery and his wife Michelle swathed in a long evening gown… The ex-presidential couple have unveiled their respective portraits by the Afro-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Two canvases with a pop art aesthetic that break away from the traditionally austere portraits of former presidents and their first ladies.

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