Paris Photo Fair 2018: Highlights

The focus of this year's event was firmly on talented women photographers

Now in its 22nd edition, Paris Photo remains the premier fair for photo-based art, where rare masterpieces are presented alongside the under-appreciated or the over-looked—and all under the majestic green iron curves of the Grand Palais. This year, fair organizers and exhibitors were noticeably influenced by the growing global request to do more to improve the recognition of women. At the invitation of the fair, …

Cartier: Style and History

The legendary "jeweler of kings" puts its greatest pieces on display at Paris' Grand Palais

“Cartier: Style and History,” is a unique show currently on display at the newly renovated Salon d’Honneur within Paris’ Grand Palais, which tells the story of French luxury label Cartier (known as “jeweler to kings”). The exhibition includes approximately 600 pieces—most of them from the company collection but also lent by illustrious owners—including famous items such as Queen Elizabeth’s tiara (worn by Kate Middleton at …

Monumenta 2012

Artist Daniel Buren plants a forest of candy-colored sunshades for "Exentrique(s), travail in situ" at the Grand Palais

Following the installation by Anish Kapoor in 2011, Monumenta 2012 invited famed French artist Daniel Buren for the fifth edition of the annual challenge to create an installation that will fill the soaring nave of Paris’ Grand Palais. Buren’s take on the site-specific concept is “Excentrique(s), travail in situ”. True to its name, what Buren has created can best be described as eccentric—a rainbow forest …