Don't Just Sit There, Talking About Dance

On Sunday, November 8, 2015, as part of Festival Albertine 2015, RoseLee Goldberg, art historian, author, critic and founder of the renowned visual art performance organization Performa, explored influences and legacy in dance with Yvonne Rainer, one of the most influential dancers and choreographers of the last 50 years, and French choreographer Jérôme Bel, renowned for his conceptual and humorous works exploring relations between choreography and popular culture.

Les Belles Danses: The New Water Theater grove of Versailles

On Thursday, September 15, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel for a conversation on his three fountain sculptures which graced the garden of the Palace of Versailles.

Haute Couture Ateliers: The Artisans of Fashion

On Tuesday, June 16th, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Hélène Farnault, France's leading authority on rare crafts at the heart of the arts ans fashion industries. She took us on a tour of fashion's backstage, introducing us to the world of little known but extraordinary traditional artisans.

Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Annie Cohen-Solal and Alexander Stille for a discussion Cohen-Solal’s latest book Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel.

The Letters of Samuel Beckett

Dan Gunn and Joseph O’Neill discuss the third volume of the correspondence of Samuel Beckett.

Interview with French curator and critic Béatrice Gross

Based in New York, French curator and critic Béatrice Gross is also an editor at Artifex Press, a new company dedicated to the production of digital catalogues raisonnés. Alexandre Stipanovich visited her at her Brooklyn office to see how she and Artifex Press’s group of dedicated researchers are preparing for Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings catalogue raisonné's first chapter, scheduled to launch in June 2015.

Interview with the French gallerist Christian Berst

Paris-based gallerist Christian Berst has opened a new space on Rivington Street in New York City, with a group show entitled Do The Write Thing: Read Between the Lines. Known for his passion and dedication to art brut, Christian Berst aims to continue his quest for gems and the expansion of this specific market in America, together with gallery director Phillip March Jones, and gallery associate Daniel Klein. We visited Christian the day before the opening on October 30th, 2014 to ask him about the meaning and future of art brut, as well as this first group show, while the white paint was still fresh.

Henri Matisse, The Cut-Outs: An Interview with MoMA Curators

Interview with Karl Buchberg, Senior Conservator, and Jodi Hauptman, Senior Curator, with Samantha Friedman, Assistant Curator, on "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" an upcoming exhibition opening at the MoMA October 12 2014.

Podcast: Conversation with Camille Henrot

French artist Camille Henrot talks about "The Restless Earth", her current show at The New Museum on view until June 29th 2014.