“Classic” Primarily known for his minimalistic works, in which nonpainterly materials and textile supports were employed as the main subject, Sergej Jensen for the first time presents a new group of works that entirely shows a figurative type of painting. While referring to motifs drawing back to old etchings and classical canvases, the works combine […]
Come Out is a 1966 piece by American composer Steve Reich. He was asked to write this piece to be performed at a benefit for the retrial of the Harlem Six, six black youths arrested for committing a murder during the Harlem Riot of 1964 for which only one of the six was responsible. Truman […]
‘Well, “SLITHY” means “lithe and slimy.” “Lithe” is the same as “active.” You see it’s like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into one word.’ Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) Like a portmanteau word, Blair Thurman’s work brings together otherwise distinct worlds of meaning. While at the same […]
This week on the blog we visited Pentti Monkkonen‘s new exhibition; we saw Black Coffee; we listened Thursday Afternoon; and we passed by The Fondation Louis Vuitton.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton located in the bois de Boulogne and designed by Frank Gehry, has just opened. I spend my afternoon there, here some pictures. “I dream of designing, in Paris, a magnificent vessel symbolising the cultural calling of France.” Frank Gehry 8, avenue du Mahatma Gandhi Bois de Boulogne 75116 Paris