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Dior celebrates its 70th anniversary in Paris at Les Arts Décoratifs

Christian Dior is the pinnacle of elegance, there is no doubt about that, it’s a fact. I enjoyed Dior’s style as a teenager because of my early interest in fashion, but I really discovered Maison Christian Dior during the internship I had at Dior as a part of my studies. Even though my internship was focused on marketing and management, I had ... More
Claude Iverné’s photographs at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

I had the chance to see French photographer Claude Iverné’s previous exhibition in Paris, it was in 2012 at the gallery Clémentine de la Féronnière and you can read my post to know more about it: Rashid Mahdi, Claude Iverné and Sudanese photographs. Iverné is back in Paris but unfortunately, I’m not sure this time I’ll be there to ... More
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Martin Wong and other artists at the Whitney Museum

At the time Jean-Michel Basquiat died (my post about the documentary and exhibition for the 50th anniversary of his birth), I was drawing my observing eye a.k.a da-eYe in the streets of Paris. And when I visited ‘Les Hiéroglyphes de Keith Haring’ in Paris, da-eYe had to pay tribute to his mentor (my post + pic here). If you’ve been reading this ... More
Djerbahood: Street Art in the heart of Erriadh on the Island on Djerba, Tunisia

What happens when the favorite place from my childhood (Djerba) meets with the street art from my teenage years? You get Djerbahood. When a friend told me: ‘I’ve seen something from Djerba, first sit down and then click on this link!‘, I was intrigued. Then I was stunned. I wouldn’t have imagined something like Djerbahood could ... More
Pete Fowler ‘The Needle and The Damage Done’

I recently did some stitch embroidery work with the World of Sama. The black and white pieces were a truly hit so they may be part of my new collection. As a big fan of Pete Fowler‘s work (and stitch embroidery, obviously), I wish I could see his show! ‘The Needle and The Damage Done’ is a body of new and original cross-stitch embroidery made ... More
Seen and Banksy collaboration

From Twitter @MRCOPE2. More
A gallery of Shigeru Ban architecture

More Buildings made from cardboard tubes on TED Blog. More
Restoring Jackson Pollock’s ‘Mural’

Art experts at the Getty Conservation Institute are using X-rays, scanning electron microscopy and mass spectrometers to probe a $140 million painting by Jackson Pollock. For the past 18 months, the Getty’s researchers have been repairing effects of earlier preservation work on the massive 8-by-20-foot painting, while exploring the artist’s radical ... More

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