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POP ART - Icons that matter

The Musée Maillol Paris is displaying an exhibition that puts under the spotlight a great selection of works from the popular American art movement: Pop Art. About the Movement Pop art movement sprung in a significant way in the 1960s, in the United States. It emerged as a response to the expressionist movement and was best known for criticizing the American society and particularly its way of life. About the exhibit Covering about sixty masterpieces from the collection of the Whitney Museum… ...

I Feel Blue by Dior at the Galerie des Galeries

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Dior, the Galerie des Galeries cultural space displays an exclusive collection of outfits that encompasses twelve wonderful navy-blue pieces designed by the outstanding French fashion designer Christian Dior (1905-1957). Belonging to the archives of the internationally-known fashion house, Dior, the collection on show allows visitors to see the great fondness of this grand couturier with the navy-blue color, which he considers identical in its characteristic… ...

Dada Africa, Non-Western Sources and Influences

Dada

Dada (also known as Dadaism) is an art movement that first emerged in Zurich, Switzerland, just after the outbreak of World War I. It was led by artists who rejected and fought against the rationality and aestheticism of the capitalist society, and was quickly developed to become popular in other grand cities like Berlin, New York, and Paris.  From October 18, 2017, until February 19, 2018, the Musée de l’Orangerie, invites you to attend a new exhibition displaying various works illustrating th… ...

The art of Pastel from Degas to Redon

The technique of pastel is without a doubt one of the most seductive techniques used in painting. The characteristics of the material and the wonderfulness of its colors are two of the major reasons behind the remarkable number of artists who opted for this technique to produce their masterpieces. Until April 8th, 2018, the Petit Palais Paris, which is actually home to more than 200 pastels made by some of the most renowned artists in the world, puts on view 150 magnificent pieces out of its co… ...


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