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Paris Welcomes The Eroticized Aesthetic of Robert Mapplethorpe

If I had been born one hundred or two hundred years ago, I might have been a sculptor,
but photography is a very quick way to see, to make a sculpture.
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Bill Viola / Grand Palais

Bill Viola is without doubt the most celebrated exponent of video art. For the first time, the Grand Palais will present a wide-ranging group of his works, including moving paintings and monumental installations from 1977 to today. 23 more words


Grand Palais

The Grand Palais

Paris, France

Mapplethorpe-Rodin at the Musée Rodin, Paris

“I see things like they were sculptures. It depends on how that form exists within the space” MAPPLETHORPE-RODIN

It seems perhaps bizarre to create an exhibition that exclusively links the contemporary portrait photography of Robert Mapplethorpe with the 20th century sculpture of Auguste Rodin.   447 more words

Golden statue and Grand Palais

A golden statue which is part of the Pont Alexandre III bridge can be seen in the foreground of the photo, with another statue which can be found on the roof and great architecture of the Grand Palais in Paris. 12 more words

Statues between pillars

In this photo you can see a elegant stone statue between the columns, or pillars, found at the front of the Grand Palais, showing not only the details of the statue but also the ornate street lamp in the foreground. 10 more words

Front of the Grand Palais

Here you can see the front facade of the Grand Palais, showing just how large the building is compare to the tourists visiting it, as well as the great architecture that has gone into the structure. 10 more words