Yue Minjun: L’Ombre du fou rire

Stories and works from the cynical realist's fascinating career

Following a major retrospective last year at Fondation Cartier, a monograph of Chinese artist Yue Minjun‘s work is now available through Thames & Hudson. The visually arresting compendium follows the painter’s process from start to finish—including photographic self-portratis, sketches and final pieces. In addition to the visuals, a substantial portion of the publication has been dedicated to introducing and defining the context of Yue’s work. …

Ron Mueck at Fondation Cartier Pour l’Art Contemporain

Uncanny sculptures and a move toward closeness in the artist's latest work

Three new sculptures may not seem like much of an event, but for artist Ron Mueck—famous for a slow, deliberate process and mind-boggling attention to detail—it’s cause for a major exhibition. A follow up to his 2005 show at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Mueck has returned to the Parisian space with a series of his trademark hyperrealistic sculptures. The trio of new works, “Young …