Derain, Balthus and Giacometti in Paris

This exhibition is currently showing at Le Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville in Paris until the 29th of October and comprises some 350 works which depict the friendship between these three artists. Their friendship which began in 1933 shows their joint fascination for classical Italian masters, formal clarity and experimentation with both still life… Continue reading Derain, Balthus and Giacometti in Paris

European Cultural History and personal interactions!

Arte produces cultural programmes in English, French and German. The following programme which is in relatively easy German is well illustrated with drawings, original photographs and film clips and centres around Paris in the 1930s. It is the period leading up to the Second World War and is particularly interesting on the splits between the… Continue reading European Cultural History and personal interactions!