The Pompidou Centre, France's national modern art museum located in Paris, is inaugurating a new version of itself in the eastern city of Metz this week. Seven years in the making, the 10,700 square metre building is already a Metz landmark.
In today’s culture, Eve Jackson speaks to award-winning artist Claire Morgan who is an 'eco artist'. She creates dynamic sculptures mixing man-made fibres with natural materials. Then, we go to Pakistan for the first slacker movie 'Slackistan', directed by Hammad Khan.
A sculpture by Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti, the first of his "Walking man" series, has fetched 104.3 million dollars at a Sotheby's auction, beating the previous record held by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's painting "Garçon à la Pipe".
In this edition, singer Sandra Nkaké is our guest. She will be tomorrow night at the Cigale in Paris for her first album "Mansaadi". And let's have a look at the exhibition of Hervé Di Rosa about Sculpture from Africa.
The Louis Vouland museum in Avignon, southern France, has devoted an exhibition to this typically-Mediterranean custom. It features paintings, sculpture and furniture especially designed to enjoy the siesta in.
The Jacquemart-André museum opened its doors 95 years ago, to reveal an impressive private art collection from the Second Empire. The museum is also a prime example of 19th century architecture and bourgeois interior design.
Best known as the lover of famous French sculptor Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel was an accomplished artist in her own right. An exhibition at the Rodin Museum in Paris aims to put the emphasis back on her work, rather than on her life.