France and Japan celebrate their 160’s jubilee of diplomatic relations through several programs, shows and exhibitions this year. One of the most magnificent being the one with the painter Jakuchū at Petit Palais, in Paris.
Kraitz tries to answer or rather ask that question during this autumn’s exhibition at Sven-Harry’s Museum, in Stockholm.
Fecris (www.fecris.org ) international, yearly, conference about manipulative cults took place in Riga. The theme was “education and cults”: a wide subject that led to new insights, as well as to many question marks.
An innovative way to discover art, through sound and light, is spreading in France. It started a few years ago in Provence’s low mountains, Les Alpilles, situated in the South. This innovation is lately also making a buzz in Paris.
This spring, the Maillol Museum – situated in the heart of Paris – shows an exhibition worth seeing. The Japanese artist, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, worked internationally but settled eventually in France. This exhibition concentrates mainly on the artist’s Parisian period between 1913 and 1931.