7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MARCEL DUCHAMP

The intellectual, Marcel Duchamp. An unprecedented cerebral process is at the root of his process, in History of Art. Rejecting “art as art”, redefining perspective, desacralizing the object, advocating a concept, producing the random… all these are exercises of this avant-garde iconoclast, dissident, prophet and pioneer. Artsper offers you 7 essentials, to understand his work. #1 His signature gives rise to artistic gesture, like a work … Continue reading 7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MARCEL DUCHAMP

The works that have marked the History of art

What are the works that have marked the history of (modern and) contemporary art? After moving away from classical art, these revolutions have opened new fields and infinite freedom. Avant-garde, revolutionary, audacious… they all marked a style. Duchamp, Picasso, Christo, Anish Kapoor, JR, have one thing in common; their status of pioneers. Artsper has selected 11 of these works and how they marked the history … Continue reading The works that have marked the History of art

6 exhibitions to see right now

As part of our good wishes for this year, Artsper has made a list of exhibitions for you, to give you an irresistible desire to start this new year surrounded by art. You just have a few days left to explore them.  PARIS BEETHOVEN IN PHILHARMONIE Let yourself become intoxicated by a Beethovenian musical whirlwind and get impregnated by the famous adage of the German composer … Continue reading 6 exhibitions to see right now

10 things to know about FIAC

FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) is an international contemporary art event held every year in Paris since 1974. This week, it brings together galleries, collectors, art lovers and professionals from the world of art for 5 days. Artsper has gathered 10 essential facts for you to know about this fair that has established itself as one of the major rendez-vous of international contemporary art. {1} … Continue reading 10 things to know about FIAC

5 Exhibitions not to miss this autumn

The cultural season is rich and varied! Overview of the highlights not to be missed in September. {Niki de Saint Phalle} September 17, 2014 to February 2, 2015 –National Galleries of the Grand Palais The Grand Palace offers the largest exhibition devoted to Niki de Saint Phalle ever, known to all for her famous “Nanas” sculpture! This exhibition reveals a new look for this versatile … Continue reading 5 Exhibitions not to miss this autumn

These artists have musical careers too!

This week we dedicate an article to some of the artists that we love and who, one day, out of self-irony, for making fun of the contemporary art world or just for fun, decided to go beyond their medium and try a musical career. Martin Kippernberger, Joseph Beuys, Pipilotti Rist and Marcel Duchamp have made some nice sounds for you.   Martin Kippernberger It is … Continue reading These artists have musical careers too!