At the start of the school year, the Parisian gallery Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois (6th arrondissement), specializing in the contemporary period and New Realism, exhibits the sculptures made by Jean Tinguely in the 1970s. Disparate assemblages of heterogeneous objects, selected creations for this hanging reveal the subversive and fanciful aspects of his work.
Attracting nearly 29 000 visitors each year, the London Design Fair is one of the must-see events of the fall season. For the 2019 edition, the show hosts around 550 international exhibitors for four days. Review of the visits to make.
Three years after the opening of his Paris office, the Japanese Sou Fujimoto is the subject of a retrospective in the showroom of the publisher RBC in the capital's 15e arrondissement, where models and photographs of his architectural UFOs are on display. . A poetic dialogue between nature and building that is worth a look.
Alexander Calder is celebrated in a large-scale monographic exhibition organized by the Centro Botín de Santander (Spain) in close collaboration with the Calder Foundation (New York). In the luminous building by Renzo Piano, an original scenography also imagined by the Italian architect reveals the hidden face of this genius of painting and modern American sculpture.
This week, the Architecture Gallery (4ème arrondissement) honors the creations of the French architect Stéphane Fernandez in a unique monographic exhibition. Discovery of a universe as conceptual as poetic.
On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Rencontres de la photographie d'Arles (13), the founders of the event, Lucien Clergue, Michel Tournier and Jean-Maurice Rouquette, are honored. The 2019 edition reflects on what made the festival such a success and also exploits major universal themes, including architecture. Preview of a tempting program.
The City of Architecture and Heritage honors the furniture of the great names of architecture at an exhibition-event. Of these famous creators, one often imagines the monuments, less the pieces of furniture and the everyday objects. And yet ...
The new exhibition of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech (Morocco) looks at the long tradition of weaving Berber women of the Aït Khebbach tribe. Full of vivid colors, the carpets presented to the spectator reflect the expression and the abundant creativity of the desert regions of North Africa.
In Saint-Miter-les-Remparts (13), the Marseille architecture studio Fade Boulade built a building for offices and laboratories for the company ES QUALITE. Installed on a difficult site and bordered by a pine forest, this uncluttered ensemble is characterized by its white facades, its apparent lightness and its contemporary architectural style.
In the 18th arrondissement of Paris, ITAR Architectures has just delivered a building comprising seventy-two social rental housing units, a nursery and two shops. A construction contributing to the urban renewal of the Porte de Clignancourt district.