The exhibition organised by the Grand Palais will present over 250 works making it one of the largest retrospective shows for this artist ever held in a museum. It will cover Mapplethorpe’s entire career as a photographer, from the Polaroids of the early 1970s to the portraits from the late 1980s, touching on his sculptural nudes and still lifes, and sadomasochism.
The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) has given Parr ‘carte blanche’ for this caustic view of Paris, whether it’s on the Champs-Élysées, during the Bastille Day celebrations, at fashion shows or at the Louvre. Commissioned by MEP as part of a series on famous photographers’ visions of Paris, Parr’s 60 images frame the French capital through daily scenes and dramatic slanting angles.
The Saint Benedict Chapel designed in 1988 by the Pritzker-Prize laureate, Peter Zumthor is a modest wooden building situated on a slope of a mountain in Switzerland. This Chapel is located in the village of Sumvitg, Graubünden.
Since 2007, Filip Dujardin has forged a parallel artistic career to his work as an architectural photographer with Fictions, a series of digitally orchestrated images featuring impossible, fictional architecture.
Studio Milou has been in charge of the rehabilitation of the Carreau du Temple, one example of Paris’s great tradition of 19th-century steel-and-glass architecture.
DRAWING NOW PARIS, the contemporary drawing art fair, is moving up to the Haut Marais, in the heart of Paris.
Decorative Arts and XXth century Furniture, Contemporary Design, Tribal Arts and Curiosities, Contemporary Jewelry, Ceramics and Contemporary Glass : for the last 18 years, PAD has filled the Tuileries Gardens fair with the best of french and international dealers.
Japanese designer Yusuke Seki completed Kolmio + LIM, a nail salon in Osaka where wood and white colours reflect natural skin tones and the space itself is intended to symbolise the process of nail colouring.
Normal Studio’s French designers Jean-Francois Dingjian and Eloi Chafaï have designed the New Delhi’s Oxford Bookstore and took their first interior design project as an opportunity to interpret their trademark style in a new language.
Ron Thom and the Allied Arts, now on view at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum, is the first major exhibition of Thom’s renegade career, which spanned from the 1950s to the 1970s.
22 Years of Design at Faculty of Architecture – University of Lisbon Exhibition by Marco Rocha & Mário Matos Ribeiro, at the Lisbon Design and Fashion Museum (MUDE) celebrates the best of student creativity in a showcase as wonderfully imagined as the furniture, objects and clothing on show.
The Pompidou Centre is dedicating an exhibition to the incredibly generous donation of works on paper gifted to the museum by Florence and Daniel Guerlain in January 2012.