FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Artist-in-Residence Program in the U.S. 2015

By Robin Guivarc'h

In 2014 the French Institut launched a program for visual and digital French artists. It is a 2 months residency which can be located anywhere in the United States.

FEBRUARY 20, 2015

600 HIGHWAYMEN in Paris

By Robin Guivarc'h

600 HIGHWAYMEN's The Record, created in 2013, who appears in the New York Times' best stage memories from 2014, is now on tour in France.

FEBRUARY 13, 2015

The New Publication by Wilfried Zeisler: L'objet d'art et de luxe français en Russie (1881-1917)


The new publication by French curator Wilfried Zeisler, L’Objet d’art et de luxe français en Russie (1881-1917) Fournisseurs, Clients, Collections et Influences (French ‘Objets d’Art’ and Luxury goods in Russia (1881-1917) Suppliers, Clients, Collections and Influences), is an adaptation of his doctoral dissertation and is dedicated to the study of decorative arts in the context of political, social, commercial, and artistic interactions between France and Russia.

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Call for Entries: Henri Cartier-Bresson Award 2015

By Robin Guivarc'h

Created by Robert Delpire in 1988, the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award was revived in 2003 whith the opening of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris. The HCB Award aims to stimulate a photographer’s creativity by offering the opportunity to carry out a project that would otherwise be difficult to achive.

FEBRUARY 5, 2015

French Sculptures in the United States Inventoried on a Digital Platform

By Naomi Lake

The website “frenchsculpture.org”, live since December 11, 2014, aims to present a free platform that records French sculptures in the United States. Available in French and in English, the platform targets professionals, researchers, historians, collectors, art dealers, and “all those who like French sculpture or want to discover it”.

JULY 9, 2014

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain Celebrates 30 Years

By French Culture

This year the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary with a series of exhibitions, performances and digital projects, beginning with Vivid Memories, a five month long rotating exhibition looking back acr

JUNE 20, 2014

Ultraviolet (Grenoble, FR 1935 – New York, NY 2014)

By French Culture

The French-American artist Isabelle Collin Dufresne, better known as Ultraviolet, died on Saturday, June 14th in New York.

JUNE 12, 2014

Call for Applications Fieldwork: Marfa 2015

By French Culture

Marfa is the joint project of two leading European art academies, Les Beaux-Arts de Nantes and HEAD – Genève (Geneva University of Art and Design). This international researcher-in-residence program is dedicated to the practice of art in public space, critical approaches to landscape and borders and artistic projects based on field investigation methods.

JUNE 9, 2014

Special Mention for Jean Louis Cohen at International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

By French Culture

The 14th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale opened last week. During the opening ceremonies, awards were given out by the exhibition jury for the most noteworthy contributions to this year's festival. France's pavillion, Modernity: promise of menace?, curated by Jean Louis Cohen, received one of three "Special Mentions," along with Canada and Russia.

JUNE 5, 2014

Performing Arts Festivals in France 2014


From street performances to avant-garde dance and cutting edge theater, France's many performing arts festivals offer a glimpse into current performance in the country and beyond. In addition to world-renowned festivals such as the Festival d’Avignon now under the leadership of Olivier Py or the Festival International de Théâtre et de la Rue in Aurillac, June Events (Paris) also offers innovative programming this summer.

JUNE 4, 2014

Musée Picasso Welcomes a New President

By French Culture

The Musée Picasso has a new president. Laurent Le Bon, currently director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz has been chosen to succeed Anne Baldassari as president of the museum.

MAY 23, 2014

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot to Represent France at 2015 Venice Biennial

By French Culture

After an unprecedented open call for proposals, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot has been chosen to represent France at the 2015 Venice Biennale. The choice was made by the French Institute, who oversee the French Pavilion at the Biennale, in concert with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Culture and Communication.