Van Gogh and the Olive Groves is a small but exquisite exhibition that for the first time reunites the paintings Van Gogh made of the olive groves during his stay at the asylum in Saint-Rémy.
The Kröller-Müller Museum is one of my favourite museums, but it's been years since my last visit. On a perfect day in April I spontaneously and for no particular reason finally visited it again.
To mark the 150th anniversary of his birth and the centenary of his death the Musée Carnavalet has dedicated a wonderful exhibition to Marcel Proust, his relationship with Paris and the place of the city in À la recherche du temps perdu.
I’ve never been a big fan of the work of Georg Baselitz. I’ve always considered his inverted paintings a gimmick. This is why I initially skipped the Baselitz retrospective at the Centre Pompidou. But, with some time to kill I visited the exhibition after all. I don’t regret doing so.
The exhibition Ubuntu, un rêve lucide at the Palais de Tokyo, is a vibrant group show, which brings together some twenty artists whose works bring the Ubuntu philosophy to life.
At the last minute I visited Adam, Eve and the Serpent. Works from the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann at the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, an excellent exhibition of modern and contemporary art.
The reopening of the Museum Küppersmühle in Duisburg was a good reason to visit the Andreas Gursky retrospective, while the Andreas Gursky retrospective was a good reason to visit the recently reopened Museum Küppersmühle.
I was lucky to obtain a ticket for one of the final performances of Anne Imhof Natures Mortes at the Palais de Tokyo. Had I known in advance how good the exhibition would be I would have booked a separate ticket for the exhibition as well.
I had been planning to revisit the Musée d’Orsay for years, but I never came around to doing so. It remains one of my favourite museums.
I’d been looking forward to visiting the Pinault Collection at the Bourse de Commerce ever since I read about it being under construction. Perhaps my expectations were too high, but I was quite disappointed, both by the works on show and the architecture.
The Morozov Collection is the second in the Icons of Modern Art series organized by the Fondation Louis Vuitton, bringing together some 200 works from the French and Russian modern art collection of the brothers Mikhaïl and Ivan Morozov.
Die Kunst der Gesellschaft 1900-1945 showcases highlights from the collection of the Neue Nationalgalerie. Like any good collection presentation it offers a new perspective on the collection.