Tristana Perroncel

Tristana Perroncel is an art historian, writer, and photographer based between France and Peru. She explores themes around urban culture and art in the public space.

Five rising contemporary artists

Trends come and go, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest developments in the art world. It’s easy to get caught up in the glossy images and artist profiles displayed daily on Instagram. But who are the emerging figures that are exciting the critics? Whether you’re keen to learn about award-winning […]

Five controversial actions by Banksy

With his artistic origins rooted in the subculture of graffiti, Banksy aims to provoke by making his audience reflect on social and political issues. He started his career with stencils, and has since explored other art forms, including documentary-making. The British artist – whose fame is enhanced by his anonymity – has become the most […]

Five must-see documentaries on art

From gallery openings to major retrospectives, the art aficionado is always keen to learn about emerging artists and past masters, alike. But there are other ways to discover and develop knowledge about art – through cinema, for instance. At the movie theatre or viewed via the TV in your own home, there are plenty of […]

Alphonse Mucha’s exhibition at Luxembourg Palace

Originally from the Czech Republic, Alphonse Mucha went on to develop close ties with France due to his prolific career and fame in the country. The Luxembourg Palace is now paying tribute to this extraordinary artist, courtesy of an exhibition created by the Mucha Trust Foundation. It will be on display until January 27, 2019 […]

Egon Schielle and Jean-michel Basquiat are exhibited at the Louis Vuitton Foundation

Two controversial figures of the twentieth century are put under the spotlight at the prestigious Louis Vuitton Foundation from 3 October 2018 until 14 January 2019. The building’s remarkable Frank Gehry architecture provides an appropriate backdrop, inviting the public to embark on an exciting journey through the arts. By daring to juxtapose two artists who […]

Poetic visions in Paris during La Nuit Blanche 2018

Art emerges from the museum into the public arena as part of an innovative project designed to reinvent our cities and encourage us to explore places we already know with fresh eyes. Dubbed La Nuit Blanche, this annual event sees the installation of large-scale art projects in the streets of Paris, while galleries and art […]

Amos Rex Museum is Helsinki’s new underground sensation

Two years after rejecting the idea to construct a Guggenheim institution in Helsinki, a private museum has been inaugurated in the city centre. Celebrating the architecture of the past, while juxtaposing sinuous, contemporary forms via a new rooftop playground, the rejuvenated Lasipalatsi can legitimately take pride of place in the Finnish cultural landscape. The new […]