Members of a Pan-African group stood trial in Paris on charges of attempted theft for an action staged at the city’s Quai Branly Museum.
The intriguing exhibition Parisian Exodus demonstrates the importance of documenting such moments of upheaval with nuance.
The aesthetic niche combining electronic music and digital art finds an ancestor in Surrealism, particularly in the self-taught French painter Yves Tanguy.
Also, a work by Paolo Uccello, sold in a Sotheby’s sale this July for $3.1 million, was revealed to be looted by Nazis.
Coinciding with today’s trial for the alleged accomplices in the 2015 terrorist attack which killed 11 employees, the satirical paper reprinted the drawings.
The show at the Pompidou Center demonstrates that the artists’ reputation as “ephemeral architects” or “temporary monument” makers is incomplete, if not altogether incorrect.
Wouter van der Veen, scientific director of the Institut van Gogh, noticed a striking resemblance between van Gogh’s “Tree Roots” (1890) and a postcard from Auvers-sur-Oise, where the painter took his life.
In Nantes, a blaze shattered the city cathedral’s historic stained glass windows and likely destroyed its 17th-century organ.
At the Palais de Tokyo, Our World is Burning allows 30 artists to express the dream and necessity of a sustainable future in an egalitarian world.
The raffle for Pablo Picasso’s “Nature Morte” (1921) raised over $5.59 million, most of which will be used to provide clean drinking water and renovate facilities in Cameroon, Madagascar, and Morocco.
Released jointly, two studies by UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) also say that nearly 90% of the world’s 95,000 museums have temporarily closed during the pandemic.
Sama for All, founded by Souad Nanaa, is a nonprofit that trains displaced people for employment in French museums and cultural organizations.