Mona Hatoum’s map works / Les oeuvres cartographiques de Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum’s exhibition, held at the Centre Pompidou until the 28th of September, gathers over 100 works of this internationally renowned artist, in media as varied as performance, video, installation and sculpture. A dozen of these works give a particular overview of Mona Hatoum’s fascination for maps, which she represents as figurative images of real…

Metropolis : Superman and Lois Lane statues / Les statues de Superman et Lois Lane

Rocky, Yoda or The Little Prince are not the only fictional characters who have been materialized. Superman and Lois Lane have also their own materialization. Even if Metropolis, the  city where Superman lives is fictional, a city in Illinois has the same name and beyond this resemblance, the city host… Superman and Lois Lane! Rocky, Yoda…

« Spiral Jetty », Robert Smithson. Land art : quand l’espace réel devient l’espace artistique / When Real Space Becomes Art Space

Land art emerged in the late 60’s. This contemporary art movement uses real spaces, with their various natural or human components, to support sustainable or ephemeral artistic creation, where real space pertains to the work itself. Early forms of land art emerged in the West of the USA. Some works of Land Art are huge…

Exposition « MAPPAMUNDI. Art et Cartographie », Toulon/ Exhibition « MAPPAMUNDI. Art & Cartography »

From 16 March to 12 May 2013, hold at the Hotel des Arts in Toulon, the exhibition « Mappamundi. Art & Cartography ». This exhibition proposed to address the many and multiple links between arts and mapping through twenty six major artists who have « worked the map and questioned mapping » for forty years. Du 16 mars au…