All posts in painting

Stéphane Couturier at galerie RX and the Fernand Léger National Museum

In two beautiful exhibitions presented at the Parisian gallery RX (March 16 – April 25, 2019) and at the Fernand Léger National Museum in Biot, Alpes-Maritimes (October 6, 2018 – April 29, 2019), French artist Stéphane Couturier’s surprising works blurred the boundaries between photography and the so-called “plastic” arts, in particular in dialogue with the […]

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Windows” at Pompidou and Cahiers d’Art

Modest and transcendent, limpid and luminous, an intimate exhibition of some 50 works at the Centre Pompidou, through May 27, 2019, pays tribute to American painter Ellsworth Kelly, whose poetic minimalism redefined artistic abstraction. The exhibition’s curator, Jean-Pierre Criqui, has brought together for the first time the series of six iconic works on windows, starting […]

Francesco Clemente at the Brant Foundation

The Italian artist Francesco Clemente has been a fixture of the art world since the 1980's. An extensive exhibition of his work at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT, begins with an emphasis on his prominence in the New York City scene.

‘Picturing Friendship’: a quick snapshot of friendships from the 1500s to 2000s

Nestled between portraits from the Tudor and Regency periods of British history, Room 16 of London’s National Portrait Gallery holds a series of images that aim to depict ideas of friendship. The small show called ‘Picturing Friendship’ shows a range of relationships that fall into the category of friends. Meant to span from the 1500s […]