Yet protected by a plexiglass, the work of the British artist who represents a rat was stolen in the night from Sunday to Monday. The cultural center lodged a complaint “for theft and degradation”.
Works a little too coveted. After a graffiti stolen from Bataclan and an anti-Brexit fresco that mysteriously disappeared from Dover in England, the Pompidou Center “noticed the theft” of a work by the famous street-artist Banksy, “made on the back of the entrance panel “From its underground parking, said the Paris cultural center in a statement. The robbery took place in the night from Sunday to Monday, according to LCI information that revealed the crime on his site. The chain of continuous news states that the police were alerted around 4:15.
Source: The stencil of Banksy in front of the Center Pompidou in Paris was stolen
Beautiful harvest of major exhibitions this autumn in Paris, with Miró at the Grand Palais, cubism at the Pompidou Center, Nadar at the BnF, Basquiat and Egon Schiele at the Vuitton Foundation, and Picasso again and again: its blue and pink periods at the Museum d’Orsay and a reflection on the concept of a masterpiece at the Picasso Museum.
Dorothea Lange at the Jeu de Paume
Beyond iconic images like the “Migrant Mother”, the Jeu de Paume showcases more than a hundred vintage prints by Dorothea Lange, from 1933 to 1957. An exhibition that aims to emphasize the emotional strength of the images of the one that was the first female photographer to have a solo exhibition at the MoMA in New York in 1966. Her photos of Japanese Americans interned during the Second World War are shown in France for the first time. From October 16, 2018 to January 27, 2018. Here, Dorothea Lange, “Toward Los Angeles”, 1937
© The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California
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