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Every week, since April 2006, ArtoftheDay weekly brings you what's on in the world of art, in France and in Europe. Important, new or unusual events, exhibitions, auctions, fairs, artists, museums and galleries life, art books... You will find here, sorted by year, the summaries of all the issues published since its inception. Click on any of them, the complete issue will appear.

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#284 - from 20 December 2012 to 9 January 2013
IN THE AIR: One hundred year old men versus the end of the world - SPECIAL BOOK FEATURE: The recent fame of the 1001 nights - Impressionnism, a reflection of fashion - Another museum in Istanbul - Two centuries of jewelry creation - Creation during the occupation -
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#283 - from 13 December 2012 to 19 December 2012
IN THE AIR: Is the Louvre over ambitious? - MUSEUMS: The Louvre looks North - EXHIBITIONS: Tiepolo, a homage to the father - These exhibitions also open this week…: Mike Kelley post-mortem - Medals galore - Marini the equestrian - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Yvelyne Wood, woman and war - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 13 December 2012 - LYON - Galerie Anne-Marie et Roland Pallade - BOOKS: The Louvre from A to Z -
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#282 - from 6 December 2012 to 12 December 2012
IN THE AIR: Van Eyck, a record-breaking restoration - EXHIBITIONS: Nefertiti, a German centennial - These exhibitions also open this week: Lissitsky-Kabakov, a Russian dual - Stainless Stettner - AUCTIONS: Dali, in all shapes and forms - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Koester rewrites history - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 13 December 2012 - Martigny - Fondation Gianadda - BOOKS: Holy Brittany
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#281 - from 29 November 2012 to 5 December 2012
IN THE AIR: The most beautiful bronze of the Mediterranean? - EXHIBITIONS: Lebanon, so young and yet so old - Other exhibitions recently opened: Looking at the 1,001 Nights - Pinsel, Polish baroque - Dietrich, a virtuoso in copying - AUCTIONS: The Wolf spouses, collectors from the new world - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Eugenio Carmi, half a century of geometry - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 30 November 2012 - GENT - Expo Flanders - BOOKS: Under German rule
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#280 - from 22 November 2012 to 28 November 2012
IN THE AIR: A record for Dali? - EXHIBITIONS: Van Dyck, the quickest painter in the world - These exhibitions also open…: Bartlett’s dolls - Fifty years of Russian art - Loutherbourg is back in Alsace - AUCTIONS: Costa Rica, the land of jade - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Yue Minjun, a laughter that leaves you cold - BOOKS: Instructions to becoming an artist - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 22 November 2012 - PARIS - Espace Champerret
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#279 - from 15 November 2012 to 21 November 2012
IN THE AIR: Paris, voyage to the heart of photography - FAIRS: Paris Photo, the Mecca of images - Photo Saint-Germain-des-Prés - Photo Off - EXHIBITIONS: France, portraits of half a century - Also to be seen in Europe…: The merciless world of Diane Arbus - Photography and visual arts - The winners of the Deutsche Börse - Shooting photographs - AUCTIONS: Stars of the International Herald Tribune - Nudes according to Magnum - Focus on the Berman collection - BOOKS: Thiollier, from ribbons to mines
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#278 - from 8 November 2012 to 14 November 2012
IN THE AIR: Europe and heritage - EXHIBITIONS: Nigeria’s secrets - These exhibitions also to be seen: A century of Cyprus - Mapping the oceans - The architects of tomorrow - Women in Fluxus - AUCTIONS: Marcel Aymé, in paper and ink - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Bruno Perramant, to see or not to see - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 11 November 2012 - GENEVA - Blancpain art contemporain - BOOKS: Caravaggio looses his following
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#277 - from 1 November 2012 to 7 November 2012
IN THE AIR: Letter from Seville: Andalusia resists... - EXHIBITIONS: The crisis also nourishes the Grotesque - These exhibitions opened recently: Cézanne and the past - Hollywood fashion - Masterpieces in Paris churches - Le Corbusier and Italy - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Ivan Picelj, the love for circles - BOOKS: Geneva looks into its past - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 4 November 2012 - PARIS - Le 104
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#276 - from 25 October 2012 to 31 October 2012
IN THE AIR: Hopper comes back to Paris - EXHIBITIONS: Nude men - These exhibitions also open this week…: Carra, a great Italian artist - Leonardo, life size - Intimate collectors, the Setari - AUCTIONS: Châtelet, feminine genius - ARTISTS OF THE WEEK: Dewar & Gicquel in a Duchamp mood - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 27 October 2012 - SAINT-ETIENNE - Musée d’art moderne - BOOKS: One hundred drawings at the Louvre
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#275 - from 18 October 2012 to 24 October 2012
IN THE AIR: The FIAC is coming of age - EXHIBITIONS: Ten artists to keep your eye on - AUCTIONS: Trauner-Prevert, a fruitful friendship - BOOKS: A requiem for Haussmann - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 19 octobre 2012 - BERNE - Musée des Beaux-Arts
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#274 - from 11 October 2012 to 17 October 2012
IN THE AIR: Alvarez-Bravo, one hundred years of photography - EXHIBITIONS: Permeke, a Flemish power - These exhibitions also open this week…: Boldini after the quake - Raphael, the ultimate work - Van Eyck and friends - AUCTIONS: Meyer, a life for music - BOOKS: Journeys into pre-history(ies)
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#273 - from 4 October 2012 to 10 October 2012
25 EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED IN EUROPE: THE OLD CONTINENT RESISTS - MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART - 19TH CENTURY AND IMPRESSIONISM - PHOTOGRAPHY AND CIVILIZATIONS - ANCIENT MASTERS
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#272 - from 27 September 2012 to 3 October 2012
IN THE AIR: Renzo Piano on a fjord - EXHIBITIONS: The older years of Degas - A very impressionist fashion - These exhibitions also open this week…: The Turner Prize goes in four directions - The difficult thirties - The paths of the bohemian life - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Jean-Luc Parant, the man who made balls - BOOKS: Blanche’s revenge - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 29 September 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Denise René Marais -
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#271 - from 20 September 2012 to 26 September 2012
IN THE AIR: The Louvre is carrying out its Islamic revolution - EXHIBITIONS: Canaletto so nice, you see it twice - Rodin, a Balkan version - These exhibitions also open this week…: Artaud after his death - Le Havre on the art map - The magic of hair - BOOKS: The West, a mirror of the Orient
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#270 - from 13 September 2012 to 19 September 2012
IN THE AIR: 25 must-see exhibitions in Paris this fall - At the Louvre and Orsay - Hopper, Picasso, Rouart… - A Venetian duel - The magic of hair and Alvarez-Bravo
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#269 - from 23 August 2012 to 12 September 2012
LETTER FROM ITALY: Summer of ’12 - IN THE AIR: What’s next for L’Aquila? - CALABRIA: The bronze statues from Riace, after 40 years of questions - PUGLIA: The dreams of Pantaleon - TUSCANY: The rehabilitation of the Uffizi continues - The mosaics of the Duomo in Siena unveiled - SICILY: Villa del Casale back to Roman splendour -
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#268 - from 2 August 2012 to 22 August 2012
SUMMER EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: THE BEST OF: Arles looks back on its past - A feast for kings - Tobeen, the unknown Cubist - Majerus the meteorite - The art of loving - Contemporary art on the beach - Babel, 2012 version - 1917, a black year? - Caravaggio, an unlimited treasure - Jean Prouvé in four dimensions - Return to photography - Gerard Richter, 80 years of resistance - Misia, a leading icon - Robert Crumb, in tribute to the underground - A contemporary Triennale - After Helmut, it’s Alice’s turn - Gleizes and Metzinger, other Cubists - 7000 years of Chinese cuisine - Rodin face to face with marble - Modigliani and the spirit of Montparnasse - Kerouac before Walter Salles - Wolinski, top 500 - Gasiorowski in his proper dimension - Clavé, the other artist from Catalunia - Georges Bataille and eroticism -
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#267 - from 12 July 2012 to 1 August 2012
IN THE AIR: The Tate Modern opens up its basement - EXHIBITIONS: Shakespeare superstar - Something else...: Contemporary art on the beach - Return to photography - The book in art - Gasiorowski in his proper dimension - John Cage, the go-between - Clavé, the other artist from Catalunia - ARTIST TO FOLLOW: Peter Saul, into the kitsch - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 13 July 2012 - LONS-LE-SAUNIER - Maison de La vache qui rit - BOOKS: In search of the unicorn -
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#266 - from 5 July 2012 to 11 July 2012
IN THE AIR: Bethlehem, the heritage of discord - EXHIBITIONS: Jean Prouvé in four dimensions - These exhibitions also open this week: William Blake, a chief dreamer - A feast for kings - Wolinski, top 500 - AUCTIONS: At the beginning, was the written word - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Marc Lathuillière walks in the steps of Ulysse - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 6 July - WOLUWÉ-SAINT-PIERRE (Belgium) - Bibliotheca Wittockiana - BOOKS: The Impressionist wind rose
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#265 - from 28 June 2012 to 4 July 2012
IN THE AIR: Arles looks back on its past - EXHIBITIONS: Caravaggio, an unlimited treasure - These exhibitions also open this week: Murillo and his patron - After Helmut, it’s Alice’s turn - Georges Bataille and eroticism - AUCTIONS: The memory of sports - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Antoine d’Agata and the dark side of the world - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 30 June 2012 - L’ISLE-SUR-LA-SORGUE - Campredon Centre d’art - BOOKS: The invasion of heritage
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#264 - from 21 June 2012 to 27 June 2012
IN THE AIR: The night at Fontevraud - EXHIBITIONS: Jorn, northern colors - These exhibitions also open this week: One thousand years of Cyprus - Turner and Monet in old age - The return of Soutter - AUCTIONS: Masters of art deco - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Pilar Albarracín, the mandala of women’s briefs - BOOKS: All about contemporary gardens
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#263 - from 14 June 2012 to 20 June 2012
IN THE AIR: Nantes, another capital - EXHIBITIONS: Misia, a leading icon - These exhibitions also open this week: Raffaello on the eve of his demise - The art of loving - 7000 years of Chinese cuisine - AUCTIONS: Journeys ever more - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Gerard Richter, 80 years of resistance - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 14 June 2012 - BRUSSELS - Bozar - BOOKS: The last mystery regarding Napoleon
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#262 - from 7 June 2012 to 13 June 2012
IN THE AIR: Hopper finally arrives in Europe - EXHIBITIONS: All of Aloïse - Babel, 2012 version - These exhibitions also open this week...: Tobeen, the unknown Cubist - Rodin face to face with marble - Kalvach, between Klimt and Kokoschka - AUCTIONS: The eye of René Clément - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Yüksel Arslan, a world builder - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 9 June 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Xippas - BOOKS: Surrealist Paris
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#261 - from 31 May 2012 to 6 June 2012
IN THE AIR: Photo in Europe: 10 exhibitions not to be missed - EXHIBITIONS: These exhibitions also open this week...: Tatlin the builder - Majerus the meteorite - Heatherwick’s magic - Delvoye is enthroned at the Louvre - AUCTIONS: Jakowsky, between Surrealism and art naif - ARTISTS OF THE WEEK: Marchand-Meffre, an American dream - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 1 June 2012 - RENNES - Galerie Oniris - BOOKS: Paris in the sixties
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#260 - from 24 May 2012 to 30 May 2012
IN THE AIR: Earthquake in Italy, a first account - EXHIBITIONS: 1917, a black year? - Artaujourdhui also recommends these exhibitions: Kirchner at the top - Kerouac before Walter Salles - Zingg, master of landscape - AUCTIONS: Caricatures of the past - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Sean Scully, a tribute to Greece - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 24 May - METZ - FRAC Lorraine - BOOKS: Balzac, a curator?
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#259 - from 17 May 2012 to 23 May 2012
IN THE AIR: The secret of the Pharaohs - OTHER EXHIBITIONS ON ANCIENT EGYPT: The end of the Pharaohs... - ...and their beginnings - Tutankhamun, an absolute star - AUCTIONS: Egypt, at all costs - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Frank Schramm, Concorde passion - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 23 May 2012 - PARIS - Institut néerlandais - BOOKS: Mathurin Méheut’s Japan
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#258 - from 10 May 2012 to 16 May 2012
IN THE AIR: Buren takes over Paris - 10 OTHER ARTISTS ON THE FRONT OF THE SCENE: Blazy, Grasso and Sala: questioning the world - Bak and Auguste-Dormeuil face the demons of society - Pasqua, Pencréac’h: painting resists - Moulène and Closky: between image and language - Moninot and all the others - These events open this week: Urban art in its maturity - Koons, a gold mine? - 30 artists for Track - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 13 May 2012 - BRÉTIGNY - Centre d’art contemporain
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#257 - from 3 May 2012 to 9 May 2012
IN THE AIR: Circus, mirror of our society - EXHIBITIONS: Bauhaus, on a daily basis - These exhibitions also open this week: New information on the Vikings - Louise Bourgeois and Michelangelo - Cubist stories - AUCTIONS: Metternich’s friends - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Shiota, the spell of the thread - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 3 May 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Alexandre Cadain - BOOKS: History of art through anecdotes
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#256 - from 26 April 2012 to 2 May 2012
IN THE AIR: Culture, the French exception? - EXHIBITIONS: El Greco, a German painter - These exhibitions also open: The Mauritshuis is moving - Picasso as an engraver - The Hubert Looser collection in Austria - FESTIVAL: Art is in the gardens - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Adel Abdessemed examines the ills of our time - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 26 April 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Chantal Crousel - BOOKS: The Pompidou Center, a trip to Switzerland
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#255 - from 19 April 2012 to 25 April 2012
IN THE AIR: Paris offers itself a new fair - EXHIBITIONS: Piranesi in 3-D - These exhibitions also open this week...: The remarkable decades of German art - A deluge of photos in Nancy - Atget, the poet of Paris - AUCTIONS: Colin, the art of the poster - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Julien Salaud, Lascaux-Tokyo - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 20 April 2012 - PARIS - Galerie de Messine - BOOKS: Small Parisian heritage
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#254 - from 12 April 2012 to 18 April 2012
IN THE AIR: Letter from Montevideo - EXHIBITIONS: Robert Crumb, in tribute to the underground - Art of the day also recommends these exhibitions: The Titanic is back in Cherbourg - The window in art - The street as seen by Lewis Hine - AUCTIONS: The beauty of the scientific object - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Richad Nonas, a stone lover - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 12 April 2012 - PARIS - Galerie In Camera - BOOKS: Enlightened by Soulages
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#253 - from 5 April 2012 to 11 April 2012
IN THE AIR: Why are Western societies fascinated by shamanism? - EXHIBITIONS: Nicolas de Leyde, a 15th century psychologist - THESE EXHIBITIONS OPEN THIS WEEK...: Damien Hirst at the top - Modigliani and his pals from Montparnasse - Cima da Conegliano, a star in Venice - AUCTIONS: Playboy and Surrealism - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Victoria Klotz, between nature and culture - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 6 April 2012 - PARIS - Voz’Galerie - BOOKS: The Wildenstein affair -
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#252 - from 29 March 2012 to 4 April 2012
IN THE AIR: Paris, world capital of drawing - EXHIBITIONS: Leonardo and the mysteries of Saint Anne - These exhibitions are also opening...: AUCTIONS: The trove of Henri Martin - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Yvan Salomone, the real color of watercolors - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 31 March 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Semiose - BOOKS: Black Hugo
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#251 - from 22 March 2012 to 28 March 2012
IN THE AIR: MuséoParc Alésia, Vercingétorix strikes back - EXHIBITIONS: Italian outsiders - Art of the day also recommends... - AUCTIONS: In the time of hats - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Gudmundsson’s 1001 lives - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 22 March 2012 - LIMOGES - FRAC Limousin - BOOKS: As secret as a cave
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#250 - from 15 March 2012 to 21 March 2012
IN THE AIR: Artemisia, the Baroque Wonder Woman - THE EXHIBITIONS THAT ARE OPENING: The feminine version of the Pacific Coast - MARKET: TEFAF for a happy few - AUCTIONS: Gagnaire, a Surrealist woman - BOOKS: Collectors, both genders - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 17 March 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Patricia Dorfmann -
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#249 - from 8 March 2012 to 14 March 2012
IN THE AIR: Matisse, Klimt, Degas, Turner: the return of the great masters - THESE EXHIBITIONS ARE ALSO OPENING...: Sert, the painter of the immense - AUCTIONS: Written material at cheap prices - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: When Claire Fontaine mirrors Carl Andre - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 8 March 2012 - PARIS - Russiantearoom Gallery - BOOKS: Who is this Saint?
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#248 - from 1 March 2012 to 7 March 2012
IN THE AIR: Music, dance, cinema: welcome to the museum! - NEW EXHIBITIONS: Mandatory radio - AUCTIONS: A cascade of violins - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Combas, art on the beat - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 1 March 2012 - LUXEMBOURG - Galerie Clairefontaine - BOOKS: Massenet, music at the turn of the century -the other century
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#247 - from 23 February 2012 to 29 February 2012
IN THE AIR: A panorama of young photography - EXHIBITIONS: Berenice Abbott, the American crazy about Atget - These exhibitions also open this week...
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#246 - from 16 February 2012 to 22 February 2012
IN THE AIR: Arco, an engine for Madrid? - EXHIBITIONS: Seven decades of Chagall - Art of the day also recommends in Madrid... - They also open this week in Europe... - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: The apocalypsis, Pablo Genovés version - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 18 February 2012- BRUSSELS - Wiels Contemporary Art Center - BOOKS: The temptation of the occult
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#245 - from 9 February 2012 to 15 February 2012
IN THE AIR: Brussels, capital of Denmark - EXHIBITIONS: Twombly, a Polaroid fan - Art of the day also recommends in the Netherlands - AUCTIONS: When writers draw - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Chantal Akerman, beyond movies - Art of the day also recommends in Belgium... - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 12 February 2012 - DIJON - Le Consortium - BOOKS: When artists design architecture
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#244 - from 2 February 2012 to 8 February 2012
IN THE AIR: Scandinavian wind over Europe - EXHIBITIONS: Hammershoi, an avant-gard European - Art of the day also recommends... - ARTISTS OF THE WEEK: Drawers battling with Strindberg - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 3 February 2012 - SAINT PAUL DE VENCE - Galerie Catherine Issert - AUCTIONS: The taste of metal - And also... - BOOKS: The years of Boulle
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#243 - from 26 January 2012 to 1 February 2012
IN THE AIR: 2012, the end of the world, or not - EXHIBITIONS: Rediscovering strange Wildt - Art of the day also recommends... - AUCTIONS: The charge of the 250 000 soldiers - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Eko Nugroho, an urban symphony - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 26 January 2012 - PARIS - Galerie Emmanuel Hervé - BOOKS: Another Louvre
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#242 - from 19 January 2012 to 25 January 2012
IN THE AIR: London, the European art capital? - EXHIBITIONS: Nature according to Hockney - Soon to be shown in London, and in England... - AUCTIONS: Embroideries and old lace - ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Gary Hume, the other YBA - Also worth looking at, in the galleries in London... - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 19 January 2012 - BRUSSELS - Galerie Dubois-Friedland - BOOKS: The artistic life of Catherine M.
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#241 - from 12 January 2012 to 18 January 2012
IN THE AIR: 50 Exhibitions in 2012 not to be missed - ANTIQUITY & CIVILIZATIONS: 13 MAJOR VOYAGES, FROM THE PHARAOH TO PATAGONIA - ANCIENT ART: 12 MAJOR MOMENTS, FROM ARTEMISIA TO TURNER - MODERN ART: 19 WINTER TRAILS, FROM TAGORE TO DALI - MODERN ART: 6 SPRING ESCAPADES, FROM RENOIR TO HOPPER - OPENINGS OF THE WEEK: 13 January 2012 - PARIS - Galerie de l’Europe
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#240 - from 5 January 2012 to 11 January 2012
IN THE AIR: 2012: 38 EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED! - PHOTOGRAPHY: 18 APPOINTMENTS FROM CARTIER-BRESSON TO WEIWEI - CONTEMPORARY ART: 7 GROUP SHOWS - CONTEMPORARY ART: 13 ONE MAN SHOWS - ON ART-OF-THE-DAY.INFO: This week, do not miss... - BERTHE MORISOT, THE WOMAN IMPRESSIONIST -
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