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Exhibit by French Artist Rachid Khimoune Marks 67th Anniversary of D-Day...

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER (AP).- French artist Rachid Khimoune has installed 1,000 sculptures shaped like sea turtles on Omaha Beach to mark the 67th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The turtles' "shells" are molded from American, Russian and ...

Daniel Buren to Create Permanent Artwork at Tottenham Court Road Tube...

LONDON.- Art on the Underground announces that the renowned French artist Daniel Buren has been selected to create a new permanent installation for the upgraded Tube station at Tottenham Court Road. The rebuilding of Tottenham Court Road station is due...

A Monumental Sculpture by French Artist Bernar Venet at the Versailles...

PARIS.- Bernar Venet is the Palace of Versailles’s guest in 2011. He is taking over from Takashi Murakami who, as we know, attracted considerable interest and sizeable crowds in 2010. The exhibition is on view from June 1st through November 1st, 2...

A Monumental Sculpture by French Artist Bernar Venet at the Versailles...

PARIS.- Bernar Venet is the Palace of Versailles's guest in 2011. He is taking over from Takashi Murakami who, as we know, attracted considerable interest and sizeable crowds in 2010. The exhibition is on view from June 1st ...

First Solo Exhibition in the Netherlands of the Versatile French Artist...

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS.- Stroom Den Haag presents the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands of the versatile French artist Raphaël Zarka, on view from May 29 through August 21, 2011. "Nature is an infinite sphere whose centre is everywhere and whos...

Baroque Prints by Jacques Callot at the Museum of Art in...

Providence, RI.- Highlights from the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design extensive and superb collection of prints by the French artist Jacques Callot (1592-1635) are on view from June 17th 2011 through January 22nd 2012 in the exhibition "Ja...

Paul Gauguin Bust Made in Tahiti Sells at New York City...

NEW YORK (AP).- A rare wooden sculpture of a Tahitian girl by Paul Gauguin sold for $11.3 million at auction Tuesday. The "Young Tahitian" bust, last seen by the public in 1961, had been estimated to bring $10 million to $15 million, the Sotheby's auct...

Artist Anish Kapoor to Create a New Artwork for the Vast...

PARIS.- Each year MONUMENTA invites an internationally-renowned artist to turn their vision to the vast Nave of Paris’ Grand Palais and to create a new artwork especially for this space. MONUMENTA is an artistic interaction on an unparalleled scal...

Vlaminck Crowned with New World Auction Record Paysage de Banglieue Realizes...

NEW YORK, NY.- A new world auction record was set for the French artist Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), at Christie’s New York tonight. The vividly-hued 1905 landscape, a fitting tribute to springtime in New York, sold for $22,482,500 (£13,489,5...

Paul Gauguin Bust Made in Tahiti Sells at New York City...

NEW YORK (AP).- A rare wooden sculpture of a Tahitian girl by Paul Gauguin sold for $11.3 million at auction Tuesday. The "Young Tahitian" bust, last seen by the public in 1961, had been estimated to bring $10 million to $15 million, the Sotheby's auct...

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