Georges Braque seen by his peers

An essential figure of modern painting, Georges Braque was “a French painter par excellence”. As much for his reflections linked to Fauvism as for those linked to Cubism, he marked modern art history with artworks that trace the many French artistic advances of the 20th century… Rediscover this discreet and determined artists through the eyes of 5 of his fellow artists. De gauche à droite : Maisons … Continue reading Georges Braque seen by his peers

10 things you should know about Robert Mapplethorpe

One of the most important retrospectives devoted to photographer Robert Mapplethorpe opens today at the Grand Palais. The show displays a selection of more than 250 works, from polaroids from the 70s to major portraits produced during the ‘80s. Here are 10 things you should definitely know before visiting the exhibition.   “If I had been born 100 or 200 years ago, I might have … Continue reading 10 things you should know about Robert Mapplethorpe