La Carte Rose – “Not Afraid of Love” de Maurizio Cattelan à la Monnaie de Paris

Par Antonio Malerba Un mot pour résumer l’expo et l’artiste : “provocation”. D’après moi, c’est un peu le leitmotiv de l’incroyable artiste italien, Maurizio Cattelan. Son œuvre allie à la fois humour, ironie et parfois une forme de mélancolie. Les sujets principalement abordés sont l’enfance, la religion et la mort. La peur ou la faiblesse…

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Despite its well established and flourishing contemporary art scene, and good quality art centres such as Wiels and Bozar, Brussels was missing something: a modern and contemporary art museum. After many talks and aborted projects, it looks like Belgium just needed a little boost from its French neighbours to finally offer to its capital the…

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“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own 

“Chère imagination, ce que j’aime surtout en toi, c’est que tu ne pardonnes pas.” – André Breton (Manifeste du Surréalisme)

Book – The Age of Earthquakes

Few weeks ago, while browsing around in my favourite East London bookshop, Artwords, I came across The Age of Earthquakes. Despite the not so aesthetic cover, I was attracted by the mention “A Guide to the Extreme Present”. Sometimes I wonder if the generations before us also thought that everything and everyone in our societies…

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