Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?
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Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?

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Barack Obama surrounded by luxuriant greenery and his wife Michelle swathed in a long evening gown… The ex-presidential couple have unveiled their respective portraits by the Afro-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Two canvases with a pop art aesthetic that break away from the traditionally austere portraits of former presidents and their first ladies.

Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?
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Who are Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, portraitists of the Obamas?

Art Barack Obama surrounded by luxuriant greenery and his wife Michelle swathed in a long evening gown… The ex-presidential couple have unveiled their respective portraits by the Afro-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Two canvases with a pop art aesthetic that break away from the traditionally austere portraits of former presidents and their first ladies. Barack Obama surrounded by luxuriant greenery and his wife Michelle swathed in a long evening gown… The ex-presidential couple have unveiled their respective portraits by the Afro-American artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Two canvases with a pop art aesthetic that break away from the traditionally austere portraits of former presidents and their first ladies.

Striptease, activism and contemporary art, interview with Cecilia Bengolea
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Striptease, activism and contemporary art, interview with Cecilia Bengolea

Art Born in Argentina, but living in Paris since 2001, this highly original visual artist has shaped her practice around dance. As well as being recognized for her collaborations with other artists, such as Jeremy Deller, François Chaignaud or Dominique Gonzalez- Foerster, she has made a name for herself with her “living sculptures.” For Numéro, she explains what gets her moving and grooving. Born in Argentina, but living in Paris since 2001, this highly original visual artist has shaped her practice around dance. As well as being recognized for her collaborations with other artists, such as Jeremy Deller, François Chaignaud or Dominique Gonzalez- Foerster, she has made a name for herself with her “living sculptures.” For Numéro, she explains what gets her moving and grooving.

Art diary of an undercover reporter: what happened to the art work, from New York to Venice
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Art diary of an undercover reporter: what happened to the art work, from New York to Venice

Art   Who's been accused of sexual harassment in the world of art ? Who's the next curator of the next biennal in Venice ? From New York to Venice, discover the chronicles of our undercover reporter Nicolas Trembley.    Who's been accused of sexual harassment in the world of art ? Who's the next curator of the next biennal in Venice ? From New York to Venice, discover the chronicles of our undercover reporter Nicolas Trembley. 

Ai Weiwei: “Art is only relevant, if it asks the most critical questions and expresses emotions with an innocent eye.”
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Ai Weiwei: “Art is only relevant, if it asks the most critical questions and expresses emotions with an innocent eye.”

Art The chinese artist Ai Weiwei presents his latest show at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Maybe, Maybe Not. On view until March 3, 2018 the exhibition looks at the notions of human rights, freedom of expression and, in a way, doubt. The chinese artist Ai Weiwei presents his latest show at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Maybe, Maybe Not. On view until March 3, 2018 the exhibition looks at the notions of human rights, freedom of expression and, in a way, doubt.

“My camera is a weapon.” Who is Latoya Ruby Frazier, american photographer ?
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“My camera is a weapon.” Who is Latoya Ruby Frazier, american photographer ?

Art This autumn, Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton is showing over 200 masterpieces from the collections of new york’s MoMa. Among them are several powerful works by young american photographer Latoya Ruby Frazier. This autumn, Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton is showing over 200 masterpieces from the collections of new york’s MoMa. Among them are several powerful works by young american photographer Latoya Ruby Frazier.

Vanessa Beecroft surprises Los Angeles with her ceramics
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Vanessa Beecroft surprises Los Angeles with her ceramics

Art Superstar artist Vanessa Beecroft chose to stage her big comeback in Los Angeles, with a selection of sensual sketches and ceramic nudes at the Pio Pico gallery, on until March 2nd 2018. Superstar artist Vanessa Beecroft chose to stage her big comeback in Los Angeles, with a selection of sensual sketches and ceramic nudes at the Pio Pico gallery, on until March 2nd 2018.

The body-conscious art of William Forsythe
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The body-conscious art of William Forsythe

Art After pushing classical dance to its extremes, the legendary choreographer is now turning his hand to fine art with a strange visual universe full of monumental robotic arms, dancing pendulums, feather dusters and more. After pushing classical dance to its extremes, the legendary choreographer is now turning his hand to fine art with a strange visual universe full of monumental robotic arms, dancing pendulums, feather dusters and more.

The collector Axel Vervoordt unveils his new jewel
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The collector Axel Vervoordt unveils his new jewel

Art Belgian aesthete and collector Axel Vervoordt, owner of no less than 16,000 antiques, is inaugurating the latest addition to Kanaal, his extraordinary architectural complex in Antwerp. Belgian aesthete and collector Axel Vervoordt, owner of no less than 16,000 antiques, is inaugurating the latest addition to Kanaal, his extraordinary architectural complex in Antwerp.

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