KOYO HARA

KOYO HARA’S EXHIBITION The Hotel Elysées Mermoz hosts from 11 September to 21 October 2012 the painter Koyo Hara who will show a selection of his recent work. Some paintings were made during the summer just before the opening of the exhibition. “My work is a playful attempt to revive a genre that is currently « repressed »: gestural abstract painting. Choosing to work in cameo from a pure color mixed with white, allows me to rid myself of the problem of emotional interference which can be associated with a colored composition. This creates a distancing from a physical and impulsive practice. Primary or...

CHAÏM SOUTINE

The Most Important Collection of Europe at the Orangerie Museum Orangerie Museum From October 2nd to January 21st January 2012 In his review, Les Arts à Paris, Paul Guillaume tells how Dr. Barnes, a client, has discovered the Soutine’s paint, in 1923 “ I went to a painter, saw a...

DRAWING NOW PARIS

Le Salon du Dessin Contemporain Carrousel du Louvre From March 29 to April 1st 2012 DRAWING NOW PARIS l LE SALON DU DESSIN CONTEMPORAIN, from Thursday the 29th of March to Sunday the 1rst of April at the Carrousel du Louvre is the first contemporary art fair exclusively dedicated to...

EDGAR DEGAS

Degas and the Nude Orsay Museum From March 13 to July 1st 2012 The first major monographic exhibition in Paris devoted to Edgar Degas (1834-1917) since the 1988 retrospective at the Grand Palais, Degas and the Nude contributes to the ambition of the Musée d’Orsay to show the recent...

Henri Matisse

Paires et Séries Pompidou Centre From March 7 to 18 June 2012. After a successful Edvard Munch retrospective, the Pompidou Centre turns to Henri Matisse for an introspective exhibition on Fauvism (Matisse, paires et séries), and more specifically Matisse’s role as the ‘first’ Fauvist...