What You must know: Video : Picasso Museum’s Re-opening in Paris
After five years of renovation, the Picasso Museum in Paris has reopenned the 25th of October 2014 on the occasion of the painter’s birthday (October 25 1881). Around 5000 artworks by Pablo Picasso (sculptures, paintings and prints) but also his personal archives and other artists’ artworks (Renoir, Matisse, Cézanne, Le Douanier Rousseau…) are exhibited in the museum.
The renovation, which cost about 52 million euros, has extended the exhibition space that allow the Picasso Museum Paris to welcome about one million visitiors per year.
Practical Information : Picasso Museum Paris / 5 rue de Thorigny 75003 Paris, France / Opening times : Tuesday to Friday : 11.30am to 6pm – Saturday and Sunday : 9.30am to 6pm / http://www.museepicassoparis.fr/
What you must have: DVD Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century
The chronicler of contemporary art and artists, Art 21, produced “Art in the Twenty-First Century”, the award-winning documentary series. The viewers has the possibility to enjoy visual artists of the 21st Century, their lives, their artworks and sources of inspiration in 6 seasons.
Practical Information : Art in the Twenty-First Century: Collection (Seasons 1-6) / Art 21 – PBS, United States, 2012 / http://www.artfilms.co.uk/Detail.aspx?ItemID=4803
What you must see: Sculpture “Wind Stone” by Koichi Ishino in Australia
On the occasion of the 18th annual Bondi exhibition, the Japanese artist Koichi Ishino created a sculpture named “Wind stone - the threshold of conciousness”, visible in Sydney's coastline. From the 23th of October to the 9th of November 2014, Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk is transformed into a 2 km long exhibition space. The Bondi exhibition gathers 100 sculptures made by Austalian but also by artists from all around the world.
Practical Information : Koichi Ishino, “Wind stone - the threshold of conciousness” / Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sydney, Australia / From October 23 to November 9 2014 / Free Access / http://www.sculpturebythesea.com