Initially a designer, the Parisian artist Hadrien Durand-Baïssas (born in 1992) today prefers multidisciplinarity and builds a multifaceted work, ranging from drawing to music, including installation. We discussed with him his career, his artistic practice and his reflections.
Originally from Valencia (Spain), the duo of photographers in the city as in life immortalizes the urban landscape through playful and imaginative shots. Taking turns in front of some of the most iconic buildings in the city, the two artists exhibit their creativity daily on Instagram. Light and graphic, their work constitutes a most pleasant getaway.
Created in 2007 by Audi France, the support program for the young creation Audi talents rewards each year several emerging artists. After a virtual deliberation, the independent multidisciplinary jury announced the winners of the 2020 edition. We will reveal the three selected projects, which will soon be exhibited at the Palais de Tokyo.
After obtaining her DNSEP at the École Nationale Supérieure d'Art in Dijon (2012), the artist Alexia Chevrollier studied philosophy at the University of Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (2014-16), then aesthetics at Paris-Sorbonne University (2016-18). Alexia Chevrollier has since mixed artistic practice and theoretical reflections. Meeting with a young plastic artist who "stages" the materials.
A graduate of Fine Arts in Paris in 2009, the Franco-Danish artist Eva Nielsen creates enigmatic protean works. With her painted canvases, sometimes printed or screen-printed, she shakes up the codes of painting, mixes mediums and appeals to the viewer's imagination. Meet an inspired and inspiring painter.
On March 12, the Mexican artist Carmen Marisca installed her work “Chez Nous” at the Place du Palais-Royal in Paris (1st arrondissement). How could she predict that, five days later, the whole of France would also be condemned to stay "at home"? A look back at a premonitory work whose meaning has evolved over time.
Conceived by the European House of Photography in partnership with General Stores, the exhibition entitled "Erwin Wurm, photographs", the first major retrospective devoted to the photographic work of artist Erwin Wurm (born in 1954), invites you to discover images his absurd universe, and his sculptures as funny as reflexive.
It was during the “Nocturnes” exhibition at the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson (3rd arrondissement) that we discovered an unprecedented corpus of works by the Spanish artist Marie Bovo: photographs from five different series, but all taken at dusk, between dog and wolf, which magnify deserted cities and falsely depopulated spaces. While the confinement has just been extended until May 11, these images of the void, captured between France and Africa, seem particularly appropriate.
After two solo exhibitions, "Uma Historia de formas quebradas" and "7/7" at La Junqueria (Lisbon) in 2018 and "Soudure et Mayonnaise" at the Galerie Thomas Bernard (Paris) in 2020, it's time for the Palace from Tokyo to present the work of contemporary artist Kevin Rouillard in a new cultural event called "The Great Wall". At the same time sculptor and archaeologist of the present, Kevin Rouillard registers his artistic practice in an amazing recovery process. Zoom on a visual artist, who seems to question, with his large assemblages of materials, the artistic practice itself: how to create today in the light of the ecological crisis?