HOM NGUYEN at Espace YOYO, Palais de Tokyo

Tonight in Paris, Hom Nguyen will be exhibited for the first time at Espace YOYO, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, the famous exhibition space devote to Contemporary Art, near Eiffel Tower. But who is Hom Nguyen, this French artist with Asian origins ? Hom Nguyen is a contemporary artist of Vietnamese origin, born September 20, 1972 in Paris….

Carte blanche for Tanabe Shouchiku at Guimet Museum

After “Carte Blanche to Lee Bae” (presented for the France-Korea Year), the MNAAG invites a new asian artist to realize for the museum a unique and ephemeral creation. The monumental work of the japanese artist Tanabe Shouchiku is presented in the rotunda crowning the museum, with views of the sky and heritage of Paris. Who is Tanabe Shouchiku…

Ai Weiwei invites himself at Le Bon Marché

For this new year, the Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei exhibits his work at Le Bon Marché, centre of fashion and Parisian refinement, side Left Bank. By calling his exhibition “ER XI”, wich means child’s play, the artist falls back into childhood and turns the big store into his playground. It’s the first work ever created by…

#EXHIBITION : South Korea at Galerie Perrotin, Paris

To continue this France-Korea year, the Galerie Perrotin exhibits a group of Korean artists in his parisian space. This group is called “ORIGIN”, founded in 1962 by a few elite artists comprised of graduates of the painting department at Hongik University, a prestigious private school in Korea. This exhibition tells the career of these artists, their language, their…

#EXHIBITION : “Monumenta 2016” with Huang Yong Ping

Since 2007, international contemporary artists invest the Grand Palais with masterworks designed for the occasion. After Anselm Kiefer, Richard Serra, Christian Boltanski, Anish Kapoor, Daniel Buren and Emilia Kabakov, Huang Yong Ping takes up the challenge starting from May 8, 2016.  Symbol of Chinese avant-garde art, this artist designed a spectacular installation, which is also a…

Carte blanche for Lee Bae at the Guimet Museum, Paris

From September 18, 2015 to January 25, 2016, as part of the France-Korea year, the Guimet Museum (specialized in Asian art in Paris) proposes to discover the art of this country still unknown in France, through the work of Korean artist Lee Bae. An installation will be exhibited in the rotunda of the museum’s fourth floor. Living and working in Paris…

KOREA NOW at Les Arts Décoratifs, an artistic heritage

As part of the France-Korea year starting this month, Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents from  September 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016, a unique exhibition of over 700 works by 150 Korean artists, architects, designers, fashion designers, etc. This exhibition invites the public to discover this French artistic heritage still little known in France. Seoul, South…

AFTER UTOPIA at Singapore Art Museum

Until October 18, 2015, the SAM (Singapore Art Museum) presents “After Utopia” a permanent collection exhibition that revisits the utopian ideal in Asian Contemporary Art. One exhibition curated by SAM curators Tan Siuli and Louis Ho. Predicated on a sense that the world is not enough, utopian principles and models of worlds have been perpetually re-imagined, and…

CHOI JEONG HWA’s air exhibited at La Villette, Paris

From tomorrow to September 13 2015, La Villette will welcome one free monumental exhibition … inflatable ! “L’air des Géants” (air giants). Spread over the park, ten works were designed by artists from around the world, whose Choi Jeong Hwa, from South Korea. The “air” appears as a recurring media in the scene of contemporary…

“SEOUL-PARIS-SEOUL” at Cernuschi Museum, Paris

On the occasion of the France-Korea year, the exhibition “Seoul-Paris-Seoul” will open on October 16th at the Cernuschi Museum. This exhibition will be devoted to Korean contemporary artists who have worked, or are still working in France. The exhibition shows a historical and thematic approach to this subject through sections dedicated to the generation of…

Nicolas Vial exhibition opening, Hong Kong

Yesterday, the French May festival (opened May 1, 2015) welcomed the French artist Nicolas Vial’s first ever exhibition in Hong Kong. Nicolas Vial is an illustrator for Le Figaro (French magazine) and has been publishing satirical editorial cartoons on Le Monde (The World newspaper) for over 30 years. He is widely celebrated for his succinct political humour and his prescience on environmental issues,…