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Insecta - Le royaume des insectes

Expired: Insecta - Le royaume des insectes

From Jul 22 2015 to Sep 06 2015

Enter the strange universe of insects. Learn about their power, listen to the stories of their - sometimes ambiguous - relationships with humans and admire the surprising beauty of these fascinating little beings. Conceived and realised by the Royal Museums for Art and History, Insecta will allow you to discover the multiple illustrations of insects in the fields of art, literature and cinema, and to admire the treasures of the federal collections, revealing hundreds of works of art, from prehistoric times until today and from Egypt to Belgium, Africa and Asia. - to be seen at the royal Palace of Brussels

Espace Tribal presents: Regards Croisés

Expired: Espace Tribal presents: Regards Croisés

Sep 09 2015

"Regards Croisés" consist of a conversation about a piece between a museum, a collector and a dealer. This year, our interveners will meet around a wooden horse and his hostler from the Tang period (VIIth century) (MC 9838 et MC 9840), featured at the Cernuschi museum. The presence of Jacques Barrère, asian art dealer, has already been confirmed. Wednesday September 9 from 10 am to 11 am at Espace Tribal, 22 rue Visconti.

Espace Tribal presents: Meet the specialists

Expired: Espace Tribal presents: Meet the specialists

Sep 10 2015

Pierre Amrouche, Christian Coiffier, and Alain Weill are tribal art specialists, each of whom has contributed to Tribal Art magazine. Meet them at Espace Tribal, 22 rue Visconti on Thursday, September 11, between 6 and 9 pm. Coiffier, who specializes in the arts of Melanesia, is authoring a feature article for the magazine’s winter issue and will reveal the subject during the meeting. Amrouche, a recognized expert in the arts of Africa and Oceania, will present his new book, Regards de masques. Weill, a tribal art collector and curator of the exhibition Homme Blanc/Homme Noir at the Fondation Pierre Arnaud in Lens, Switzerland, will discuss his passion for African art and aspects of the exhibition.

The Barbier-Mueller Foundation presents : Shedding light on Cultures in Peril

Expired: The Barbier-Mueller Foundation presents : Shedding light on Cultures in Peril

From Sep 01 2015 to Sep 11 2015

The exhibition "Shedding Light on Cultures in Peril" taking place at Alcazar, 62 rue Mazarine fom September 1-11, presents a selection of photographs taken in the field by ten researchers whose work was financed by the Barbier-Mueller Museum Cultural Foundation (with the support of Vacheron Constantin, , the only institution in the world to bear witness to the cultures threatened with extinction.These images illustrate the importance and urgency of the mission the Foundation has taken on and showcases the work accomplished by its researchers. Wednesday, September 9, 11am at Alcazar, 62 rue Mazarine, conference with Anne Pastor (in French only).

Auction Previews at Sotheby

Expired: Auction Previews at Sotheby's

From Sep 08 2015 to Sep 12 2015

Parcours des Mondes brings large numbers of collectors, dealers, and other art aficionados to Paris from around the world. This provides an excellent opportunity for the major auction houses to present previews of their upcoming sales. Sotheby’s will present highlights of their December 2 auction in their Paris space September 8–12. Some remarkable pieces from Cameroon and Oceania from the well-known René and Odette Delenne Collection will be among these treasures, as will a group of African works from the Frum Collection (Oceanic objects from which were sold by Sotheby’s with resounding success in September 2014). An Ndassa (Gabon) reliquary guardian figure collected before 1930 and which is from the same collection as the beautiful Kota Shamaye sold at the winter 2012 sale will also be on view.

Espace Tribal presents: Café Tribal

Expired: Espace Tribal presents: Café Tribal

From Sep 10 2015 to Sep 12 2015

Born from a desire on the part of the Parcours des Mondes organization to promote different levels of interaction between visitors to the fair and professionals in the tribal art world, Café Tribal is organized in collaboration with Tribal Art magazine and hosted by editor Elena Martínez-Jacquet. It will feature different speakers at each meeting and the three sessions of this second annual Café Tribal will address the subject of restoration in the field of tribal art, discussing process, trends, and implications.

A selection

Expired: A selection

From Sep 08 2015 to Sep 13 2015

“All of the ethnic groups from West to Central Africa, and the objects they produce, were the field for my selection. The pieces take me back to Africa’s mysteries, to its history and traditions, its lights and shadows, its visible and invisible faces, and its red suns.” Exhibiting at Gimpel & Muller, 12, rue Guénégaud. www.parcoursdesmondes.com

Aesthetics

Expired: Aesthetics

From Sep 08 2015 to Sep 13 2015

A choice of aesthetic pleasures! This is what defines best this exhibition, set up in the context of Parcours des Mondes, highlight essentials master pieces coming from Africa, Oceania and Asia. The occasion to see a delicate baoulé statue, a remarkable ges mask from New-Irlande, a rare and fascinating Magar mask. An eponymous publication accompanies this exhibition. Opening on Tuesday 8th of September from 3pm to 9 pm, 9 rue des Beaux-Arts 75006 in Paris. Contact : + 33 (0)1 56 24 09 25 / galerie.alainbovis@wanadoo.fr / www.alainbovis.com

American Indian and World Tribal Art

Expired: American Indian and World Tribal Art

From Sep 08 2015 to Sep 13 2015

North American Indian Art: Northwest Coast, Plains and Eskimo as well as Oceanic Art. Exhibiting at Galerie Couteron, 16 rue Guénégaud. www.parcoursdesmondes.com. With two gallery locations in Hershey Pennsylvania and Santa Fe New Mexico, the Brant Mackley Gallery offers exceptional American Indian & World Tribal Arts. The gallery also offers collection appraisals, conservation consultation & curatorial guidance. With more than 30 years of experience, Brant has placed numerous important works of art and artifacts in both private and public collections worldwide.

Antique Art of the Island of Madagascar

Expired: Antique Art of the Island of Madagascar

From Sep 08 2015 to Sep 13 2015

This exhibition is an invitation to an encounter with the arts of the “Red Island”, where the creative act is organic and innate. It is an integral part of community life there, but also a part of the relationships between the living and their deceased ancestors. In their conception, the magical and decorative arts of Madagascar evince quite an opposition to a premeditated and intellectual approach to creation! The styles, forms, techniques and diversity of materials used to realize them, illustrate their makers’ sensibilities, and their sometimes conflicted and sometimes harmonious connections with nature and the beyond. In his work, the Madagascan artist must negotiate with interdictions (Fady) placed on the limits of his individual freedom.