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Wilfried Zeisler: A Curator of 19th Century Art at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

The exhibition Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers, Antique to Modern at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC is the first major exhibition by French curator Wilfried Zeisler, curator of 19th century art. He is a graduate from the Sorbonne University and from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, and is a scholar of French and Russian art.
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Anne Nguyen at Crossing the Line Festival 2016

Sept 23 - Oct 1, 2016
Multiple locations and Gibney Dance - Agnès Varis Center for the Performing Arts
Breakdance world champion Anne Nguyen has spent the past decade bringing the art of hip-hop and dance battle from the street to the stage. Throwing abstracted choreography into collision with geometry, architecture, and human experience, she celebrates hip-hop dancers’ technical and expressive prowess. A rising star in France, Nguyen makes her U.S. debut at Crossing the Line with two works.
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Hubert Robert, 1733–1808

June 26 - October 2, 2016
The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art presents Hubert Robert, 1733–1808, an exhibition organized with the Musée du Louvre in Paris that celebrates the prominent French painter and draftsman.
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Kader Attia's 'Ghardaïa' featured at the Guggenheim

Apr 29 - Oct 5, 2016
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
From April 29 to October 5, 2016, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present 'But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa'.
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Seuls en Scène 2016: Princeton University's French Theater Festival

Sept 22 - Oct 5, 2016
Princeton University
The fifth edition of Seuls en Scène – Princeton University's French Theater Festival will run from September 22 to October 6, 2016, in partnership with Princeton University-Lewis Center for the Arts and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. As in previous years, the festival will offer up a diverse and rich season of contemporary French theater.
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Collection #2 "Human | Nature" at Chamber New York

May 19 - Oct 6, 2016
Chamber
Chamber New York presents Collection #2 "Human | Nature", curated by Andrew Zuckerman through October 6, 2016, features artists as Marlène Huissoud and Yann Vasnier.
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MINUIT by Yoann Bourgeois at BAM

Oct 5 - 8, 2016
BAM Fisher
As part of the Brooklyn/Paris Exchange and Tandem Paris-New York, BAM and Théâtre de la Ville (France) present the U.S. premiere of Minuit, by French director Yoann Bourgeois, from Oct 5 - 8, 2016.
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MONCHICHI by Company Wang Ramirez at BAM

Oct 5 - 8, 2016
BAM Fisher
For its NY premiere, Company Wang Ramirez present Monchichi on Oct 12 - 15, 2016 at BAM. The performances are part of the Brooklyn/Paris Exchange and Tandem Paris-New York, presented by BAM and Théâtre de la Ville (France).
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Interview with Valerie Steele, Director and chief curator of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology

Valerie Steele has organized more than 25 exhibitions since 1997, including The Corset, London Fashion, Gothic: Dark Glamour; Daphne Guinness, A Queer History of Fashion, Dance and Fashion and the forthcoming Proust’s Muse, the Countess Greffulhe.
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Dance Conversation with Anne Nguyen and Sonia Bel Hadj Brahim, Compagnie par Terre

Breakdance world champion Anne Nguyen makes her U.S. debut at Crossing the Line festival with Graphic Cyphers, a commission from the organization Dancing in the Streets, and the presentation of the quartet Autarcie (…) Anne Nguyen and Sonia Bel Hadj Brahim, one of the performers of Autarcie (…) speak with Nicole Birmann Bloom, Program Officer, Performing Arts, French Cultural Services.
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Rachid Ouramdane at Crossing the Line Festival 2016

October 13-15, 2016
Baryshnikov Arts Center
For two decades Rachid Ouramdane has been at the forefront of European dance, blurring the line between performer and choreographer, dance and documentary. Ouramdane is the founder of Company L’A and now, co-director of the National Choreographic Center of Grenoble.
— Serge Gainsbourg