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Exhibitions to see right now in Paris

"Frida, beyond appearances" at the Palais Galliera The most anticipated exhibition of the season continues until March 5, 2023 at the Palais Galliera. "Frida, beyond appearances" celebrates the life of Frida Kahlo, the most famous Mexican artist. For the first time in France, you can admire 200 objects borrowed from Casa Azul, the house where Frida was born and raised. This exhibition will feature clothing, correspondence, accessories and other cosmetics, as well as ethnic dresses, pre-Hispanic gold and silver jewelry. Discover Frida Kahlo like you've never seen her before! This colorful exhibition reflects the personality of the Mexican artist. Where: Palais Galliera, 10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbia, 75116 Paris. When: From September 15, 2022 to March 5, 2023. Book now! – “Monet – Mitchell” at the Louis Vuitton Foundation The Louis Vuitton Foundation presents an exhibition that brings together the works of Claude Monet and Joan Mitchell. This immersive journey into the work of…

The (very) Parisian interview with Sarah Lavoine

Sarah Lavoine has established herself in a few years as a central figure in interior design in France. For Paris Select, she shared her best pleasure addresses in the capital…to be enjoyed without moderation! Sarah Lavoine, you are known for your faultless taste, your sense of color and light… what are the places where you find yourself comfortable, at ease, peaceful? What are your Parisian tips for our readers? ◊ A bar where to bask? Le Loulou, at the Museum of Decorative Arts. ◊ A restaurant to adopt? Lala cooks! The restaurant that I opened with my friend David Lahner in my flagship store on place des Victoires. ◊ A favorite market? The Raspail organic market, one of the rare organic markets in the capital (Sunday morning. Boulevard Raspail, between rue du Cherche-Midi and rue de Rennes, 75006), and also the Marché Président-Wilson. I go there for Joël Thiébault's vegetables, ultra-fresh fish and charcuterie. (Every Wednesday and Saturday. Avenue du President-Wilson, between rue Debrousse and place d'Iéna, 75016 Paris.) ◊ A spa where you can pamper yourself …

The top exhibitions of the moment

Despite the persistent health crisis, it is still possible to have a great exhibition since Paris is full of museums, small galleries, exceptional ephemeral places and even… on the walls of its streets! Just open your eyes. To make it easier for you, we have listed the current exhibitions that are worth seeing. Mark your calendars! – “In the streets of Paris” at Galerie Sakura The pitch: a compendium of works produced on elements of Parisian life – cobblestones, metro maps, opera tickets and even restaurant menus! – signed by the 70 best street artists of the capital. Held at the Sakura Gallery, "In the streets of Paris" brings together no less than 200 works presented to the public, and if you fall in love, you can even acquire one of them and leave with it, under your arm ( first prices set at 100 euros)! Sakura Gallery, 21 Rue du Bourg Tibourg, 75004 Paris. Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 18 p.m. and Sunday from 14 p.m.

Exceptional art galleries in the 8th arrondissement

The Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Avenue Matignon, rue de Penthièvre and rue de Miromesnil remain the stronghold of great antique dealers and prestigious art galleries. In a spirit of tradition and renewal, art dealers with global influence have sometimes settled there for several generations and rub shoulders with famous foreign galleries recently installed. In this article, we reveal the most beautiful of the 8th arrondissement. Galeries Bartoux Among the many art galleries in Paris, this one is located in the heart of a mythical avenue, the Matignon. Galeries Bartoux specializes in contemporary art. Fostering new artistic trends, it makes us discover works from surrealism and new realism as well as the biggest names in Pop Art and Street Art: Dali, Arman, Picasso, Andy Warhol… A selection of works by great masters and contemporary artists to admire in their new Parisian space of 500m2, inaugurated last summer. Galeries Bartoux, 5 avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris. 01 42 66 36 63 Tajan For 30 years, Tajan has been the unmissable event for collectors. ...

To the happiness of the day: the Poetic Gallery around erotic art  

A stone's throw from the Opéra district, in the legendary rue Chabanais, nestles the Galerie de Nicole Canet. A great lover of gay art and the male nude, this former antiques dealer at the Puces de Saint-Ouen opened her own gallery 20 years ago, showcasing the censored face of Paris… Puritans abstain! Rue Chabanais embodies the forbidden pleasures and Parisian thrills of the time. So it's no coincidence that the Au Bonheur du Jour gallery is located just opposite the former Chabanais, one of the most famous former brothels in Paris. Inaugurated 20 years ago, there are works of all kinds: drawings, paintings, photographs and other rare pieces dating from the end of the XNUMXth century. Each of them honors the expression of homoeroticism and eroticism. Among the most famous works, we can cite the mythical black and white photographs of Yves Paradis, the paintings of Gaston Goor. The gallery owner has also thought of a chapter dedicated exclusively to girls. Also on the program: surprising discoveries about …

Where to go this summer ? Direction Le Hameau des Baux, the idyllic hotel of a stylish Provence

More than just a hotel, the Hameau des Baux is a small town, an enclave, which offers visitors the ultimate luxury of tearing themselves away from time and disposing of it within the framework of a novel by Marcel Pagnol. Organized like a village, the Hameau – a member of Hôtels et Préférence – has a small square in the center dominated by a fountain. You can walk along the 5 hectares of the estate, enjoy the fragrant nature scattered with cypresses, swim in one of the estate's two swimming pools, bask in the sun, on the terrace or under an olive tree...Le Hameau des Baux, in addition to its elegant and designer rooms, its suites and its privatized farmhouses, stands out for its “stylish and creative boutique” aspect: did the coffee table catch your eye? Leave with! Do you already see this clock in your living room? Consider it done ! ♥ Little + arty that we love at the editorial office: throughout the year, artists are in the spotlight and transform the place into a gallery, while a young talent takes advantage each season...

5 exhibitions for fashion lovers

While fashion is in full swing on the catwalks of Fashion Week, it turns out that it is also making the show in museums this season! From Azzedine Alaïa and Cristóbal Balenciaga to Christian Louboutin and Patrick Demarchelier, zoom in on these fashion exhibitions that are worth seeing. – Christian Louboutin: L'Exhibition(niste) An essential figure in the world of fashion, Christian Louboutin lifts the veil on his universe with this very first exhibition on a grandiose stage. Within the Palais de la Porte Dorée, you will discover a large number of creations, rich in patterns and colors, inspired by his love of the arts and other cultures. Iconic shoes from his personal collection will be presented to the public. You will also see, exclusively, pieces that have never been exhibited! Christian Louboutin: The Exhibitionist, from February 25 to July 26, 2020, at the Palais de la Porte Dorée. 293 Avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris. – 'Heritage' by Patrick and Victor Demarchelier Angelina Jolie, Kate Moss, Gisele Bündchen, Madonna and even Lady Diana… All of them have come under the lens of Patrick Demarchelier during these last…