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"Giotto e compagni", that is "and companions", albeit not a retrospective, is a small but meaningful show dedicated to the work of the most important painter of the end of the 13th century and first three decades of the 14th century. This Florentine painter is the greatest Trecento artist because he was a precursor of Italian Renaissance…More Italian art at the Louvre but from a different period. Michelangelo Pistoletto has been invited by the Louvre and give you an urban date on May, 18th.
This week’s Fotofocus takes us around the world in children’s journeys to school, with a UNESCO-sponsored exhibition on the long walk to universal education. Meanwhile, love in all its guises is the theme for a show at the Belgian Cultural Centre in Paris, and André Morain takes us behind the scenes in 40 years of famous faces.
In the early 1960s, during the Cold War, and way before you could just
type into a search engine "build rocket at home + launch into space," a
group of university students started their own space program. This
completely forgotten episode in Lebanese history is evocated with
talent in the documentary "The Lebanese Rocket Society."
As some politicians in France criticize Germany’s economic policies, the Louvre celebrates German art, "On Germany" is a show retracing the German from 1800 to 1939, i.e. from Romanticism to 20th avant-garde: Expressionism and New Objectivity on the eve of the Second World War. The title of the exhibition is borrowed from Swiss writer Germaine de Staël who wrote an essay on the identity of the Germans, – the Germanic soul.