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For its 40 years, the Center Georges Pompidou celebrates another anniversary: ​​that of 80 years of the British artist David Hockney. On this occasion, in collaboration with the Tate Britain Museum in London and the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the museum exhibits the largest retrospective ever devoted to the painter, with a background of Californian architecture and landscapes.

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Center Pompidou is organizing a series of events throughout France and of course in its eponymous Parisian building. To do this, he gives carte blanche to the designers of the Parisian studio GGSV, which is reinventing the Galerie des Enfants located in the hall of the museum. The artists thus imagine Galerie Party, a total work, combining design, architecture, audiovisual and games.

For his new series, Raw Hill, the Hungarian photographer Marietta Varga is interested in the brutalist architecture, style in vogue from 1950 to 1970 all over the world. The constructions of this movement are characterized by massive monoliths that the artist tries to soften in his cliches through synchronized choregraphies a bit obsolete and pastel shades.

Like all summers since 4 years, the National Building Museum of Washington (USA) organizes the Summer Block Party event, in which an ephemeral installation structure is installed in order to receive its cultural programming. On this occasion, the Studio Gang collective based in Chicago (USA) realizes Hive, a tripartite tubular structure with airs of futuristic hive.

Stitched between three buildings of 9e arrondissement of Paris, the Playground Pigalle Duperré offers a facelift. In charge of this vitamin project: the basketball fan, and creator of the ready-to-wear Pigalle brand, Stéphane Ashpool, who organizes a tournament every year and convinces the mayor of the well-being of the conservation of this hollow tooth.

Argentinian visual artist Marta Minujin, an emblematic figure of South American pop-art, installs, as part of dOCUMENTA 14, the latest edition of the famous quinquennial of contemporary art, a replica of the Parthenon of Athens made up of censored and burnt books by the Nazis during World War II.

Since 10 years, the Apple brand organizes an amateur photography contest. The only constraints: make cliches from an iPhone and do not post his work on social networks beforehand. The American firm thus rewards each year the best shots and their author, through three major awards and mentions.

For the fifth consecutive year, the MAMO - Marseille Modulor, the Art Center of the Cité Radieuse in Marseille (13), created by Ora-ïto, invites an artist to take a look at a particular rooftop Designed by Le Corbusier. This time, it is the turn of Jean-Pierre Raynaud to reinterpret this mythical place with a view at 360 degrees on the Phocaean City.

"The form is also color. Without color, there is no form. Shape and color are one ", Johannes Itten, painter, teacher at the Bauhaus School (1919-1923). Inspired by this quotation, the exhibition "Oh colors! The design with the prism of color ", organized by the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design of Bordeaux - MADD - presents a series of objects responding to the chromatic theme.

Installed for many years in Shanghai, the French photographer Tim Franco is interested in the metamorphosis of Chongqing, one of the most important metropolises of the Middle Empire. These photographs inspired the exhibition "Metamorpolis", visible at the House of China of Paris until the 1er October 2017 and in an eponymous book.
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