Paris has an exciting new art space. Funded by the foundation Lafayette Anticipations and remodeled by Rem Koolhaas, it aims to provide support and high tech spaces for artists as they conceive and create work.
African museum directors have welcomed an expert report advising the French government to return thousands of cultural artifacts and artworks. The move could put pressure on other former colonizers, Germany included.
Authorities have identified four additional works from the Gurlitt collection as having been looted from a Jewish family during World War II. The drawings will be returned to descendants of the original owners.
Art collector Peggy Guggenheim, known for supporting the careers of some of modern art's biggest names — Picasso, Miro, Pollock — made her home in Venice after the war. A look at her Venetian debut, 70 years on.
Two years on from the Paris Agreement, a summit in the French capital has mobilized investors to fight global warming. But critics say that when it comes to government funding, France in particular needs to do more.
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