Visual Arts
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Google Art Project Brings Museums of the World to a Screen Near You

Caroline Rossiter |
02.03.2011
Dubbed a “Street view for museums”, Google unveiled its latest innovation this week with “Art Project” (www.googleartproject.com). The interface, born out of Google’s poli... ...read more
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Monet and Gérôme: the Apples and Oranges of French Fin de Siècle Painting

Caroline Rossiter |
01.12.2011
In Paris, Parisians and tourists alike are going wild for Monet. The Grand Palais’ exhibition “Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)”, which has been running since September, is so p... ...read more

The (Art) Show Must Go on

Caroline Rossiter |
10.21.2010
There hasn’t been much good news in France of late. In fact there hasn’t really been any news, as journalists and broadcasters join the general strikes that have bro... ...read more
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It’s the Space, Stupid!

Caroline Rossiter |
09.10.2010
The twelfth Venice Biennale of Architecture opened on August 29. The main show is in the Biennale Gardens and the Corderie (former rope-works) of the Arsenale, and has been wide... ...read more
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The Rise of the Happy-Snappers

Caroline Rossiter |
08.11.2010
It’s that time of year in Paris – parisians have gone where ever it is they go for the summer (Côte d’Azur? Brittany?), boulangeries are closed and the streets are q... ...read more
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Nelson’s Ship Rolls in for New Trafalgar Square Installation

Caroline Rossiter |
06.25.2010
Trafalgar Square, London. Lord Admiral Nelson looks down from atop his column. He sees the usual: tourists, pigeons, people spray-painted to look like morons… But wait,... ...read more
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To Shanghai, Perchance to Dream

Caroline Rossiter |
06.03.2010
A mating display writ large? The ultimate in onanistic national one-upmanship? Or can World Expositions help us discover and share those parts of our humanity that aspire to a g... ...read more
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Graffiti Artist Adds Color to French Burka Debate

Caroline Rossiter |
05.14.2010
Nick Walker is a modern day “street artist”, a sketchy position that straddles glitzy art world events and covert decoration of public space. Using a combination of stencil and ... ...read more
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British Cartoonists in Election Quandary

Caroline Rossiter |
05.04.2010
James Gillray, "John Bull, in a quandary", 1788 “John Bull, in a quandary”, a caricature by James Gillray from 1788, depicts a stocky, simple-looking char... ...read more
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Say Cheese…And Goodbye to Holiday Snaps as We Know Them

Caroline Rossiter |
04.14.2010
I recently ordered some prints. I was happy when they arrived in the post, but was also left feeling rather underwhelmed – there were no surprises, I had seen them all multiple ... ...read more

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