Mythical figure of the city, the hotel people our urban landscape. The Pavillon de l'Arsenal (4th arrondissement) showcases it in an exhibition that traces the history of the hotel industry since 1818 and discusses, on the eve of the 2024 Summer Olympics, its prospects for to come up. A realistic inventory of Parisian and Parisian hotels.
The fourth edition of the National Architecture Days took place from 18 to 20 October. This national event organized by the Ministry of Culture aims to promote architecture while raising awareness of all its cultural, economic and social issues, through various activities. Back on a whole program that gave pride of place to our architectural heritage!
In the framework of the International Fair of Contemporary Art, Giuseppe Penone magnifies the Palais d'Iéna (16th arrondissement) with Arte Povera's poetic and enigmatic works. The iconic Italian artist is exhibiting a monumental plant installation, as well as two unpublished sculptures. An ode to nature that pays homage to Auguste Perret's architectural masterpiece.
Pli launches the first edition of the Pli Public Workshop (PPW), a contest for young architects, artists and designers to promote different approaches to architectural creation. The exhibition of selected projects will be held at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal (4th arrondissement) of 28 November 2019 January 5 2020. Curious, committed and multidisciplinary, this new generation of creators commands admiration. Review emerging talents to follow.
PAD London is back in 2019 for its thirteenth edition. After the London Design Festival and the London Design Fair in September, this show is the third design meeting of the rented in London. On the program: a very nice selection of antiques, exceptional objects, works of art, modern and contemporary design pieces.
Missing twenty years ago, the designer and architect Charlotte Perriand is today the subject of a major retrospective at the Louis Vuitton Foundation. Long remained in the shadow of her male confreres, Le Corbusier leading the way, she now takes the place that is due to him in an exhibition combining architecture, design and art.
Until next January 12, the MAD - former museum of decorative arts - pays tribute to the most dandy maharajah: Yeshwant Rao Holkar II. In love with European modernity, this esthete from Indore is at the origin of the construction of the Manik Bagh Palace, the first modernist building in the region. When oriental refinement meets the avant-garde of the Old Continent.
The cities of Quimperlé and Landerneau (29), as well as the Superior School of Art of Brittany join forces to address the specificity and diversity of a Breton design. The exhibition "Design, Escales bretonnes" celebrates local figures, from the Bouroullec brothers to Florence Doléac and the new generation of designers. A dive in the heart of Armorican creation.
At the start of the school year, the Parisian gallery Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois (6th arrondissement), specializing in the contemporary period and New Realism, exhibits the sculptures made by Jean Tinguely in the 1970s. Disparate assemblages of heterogeneous objects, selected creations for this hanging reveal the subversive and fanciful aspects of his work.
Attracting nearly 29 000 visitors each year, the London Design Fair is one of the must-see events of the fall season. For the 2019 edition, the show hosts around 550 international exhibitors for four days. Review of the visits to make.