Anting-Anting are an important part of Filipino Culture. These amulets are talismans of protection designed to protect the wearer from home and even bring them love and wealth. They are a good luck symbol that brings together Catholic iconography with more traditional, local beliefs. The talismans may be a foreign idea to many French viewers, but the ideas and symbols are not. That is why the new show at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris is so interesting.
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In the 18th century, Colbert ordered a series of works for King Louis XIV that would showcase the magnificence of his reign. This included a series of etchings that showcased Paris at the time. The plates used have become important artefacts in Parisian art culture and this collection is now part of a larger exhibition in the Pyramide – Cour Napoléon at the Louvre for their Spring series.
Ancient Egypt will forever capture the imagination of the modern world. Everything about the culture, religions and grandeur of the civilisation seems to foreign, yet so beautiful.
The Art Paris Art Fair 2019 is an event that is always sure to bring in the crowds and inspire lots of art lovers from Paris and beyond. The event is famed for its ability to bring together up-and-coming artists and contemporary work for a modern audience.
The names Van Gogh, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne and Degas are not unfamiliar in the French art world. Students study these impressionist and post-impressionist masters at school. Art lovers will make repeat visits to galleries to see their best work. Even those that claim to know nothing of art can recognise some key pieces. This is why the new Collection Courtauld exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton is so important.