Festival of Lights ... 18e! For four days, the city that was the capital of Gaul has once again shone a thousand lights on the occasion of this popular event, religious origin, four centuries old. A magical journey in the heart of a city steeped in history.
The Boa Mistura group has struck again! The Spanish collective, known for ten years to revive disadvantaged neighborhoods with brushstrokes and good humor, attacked last week the giant Guadalajara (Mexico), the second city of the country. Thus, the area of Colonia Infonavit Independencia is adorned with a gigantic psychedelic fresco, paying homage to the ancient tribes of the region.
If for many, the brutalist architecture evokes only an overwhelming mass, for the Dutch photographer Jeroens Peters it is quite the opposite. His series Spatial Interactions, testifies indeed his fascination for the current in a set of still more poetic and aerial clichés, which depict the constructions in an almost surreal or even abstract way.
If in Paris, winter gives us cold shades, Singapore seen by the local photographer Nguan is adorned with pastel colors all seasons. Fairytale tones found in his film series Singapore and in an eponymous book, released last summer.
"The big apple", "the city that never sleeps" ... So many periphrases to describe the size of the American metropolis to multiple skyscrapers. Thanks to the effects of focus, the Belgian photographer Jasper Leonard is playing with this gigantism and scale reports, in a book released last November 20, New York Resized. And if, for once, you dominated the east coast of the United States?
Produced by the OMA agency, the Concrete building at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), hosts until November 18 an immersive installation: While We Wait. Designed by Palestinian architects and designers Elias and Yousef Anastas, this sculptural and audiovisual work pays tribute to their homeland.
Since 2003, Villa Noailles exposes each year the work of talented photographers from October to January. For this new edition, she presents a collection of photographs, drawings and films from the iconic art center of Hyères (83). Under the evocative name of "Nouveaux Regards", the event invites us to rediscover the building designed by Robert Mallet-Stevens in 1924.
If you do not see Liu Bolin immediately by entering the premises of the European House of Photography in Paris (4e), do not panic. Far from presenting simple landscape shots, the Ghost Stories exhibition captures performances by the Chinese artist, king of camouflage. Where is Charlie? Aesthetic and political.
On the occasion of the FIAC 2017, International Contemporary Art Fair in Paris, Maison Cartier, associated with the design office Transsolar, combines luxury and engineering in an exceptional creation: OSNI.1 Le Nuage Parfumé. A poetic and olfactory installation installed on the forecourt of the Palais de Tokyo (16e).
Art and basketball are definitely a good match! After the realization of III Studio in Pigalle or the series of photographs Courts of Ward Roberts, it is the turn of the St Louis Basketball Court of Kinloch (USA) to benefit from a facelift in color, this time realized by the plastic artist American William LaChance.