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Grand Palais

Paris to build temporary venue near Eiffel Tower to host Grand Palais's shows when it closes in 2021

Culture chief Chris Dercon says the new space will hold events during the museum's three-year refurbishment, including a collaboration with Unesco

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In the frame

Candy floss floaters and Yayoi Kusama’s punctured pumpkin: all the fun of the (Fiac) fair

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Exhibitions

Paris exhibition to cast El Greco in new light

Survey at the Grand Palais aims to distance itself from the stereotypes usually associated with the artist

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Museums & Heritage

A missing chapter in the history of the decorative arts: the Restoration and July Monarchy

Louvre-organised show at the Grand Palais of neglected period of production

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The extraordinary cultural energy of 18th-century Venice

Art, music and architecture flourished in the Republic for the last time

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Appointments & departures

Former Tate Modern chief Chris Dercon takes the reins at the Grand Palais in Paris

The Belgian curator, who quit the Volksbühne Theatre in April, has been appointed head of the culture body Rmn-GP

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Art market

Can an increase in two-artist booths spur sales at Paris's Fiac?

Artist pairings have grown in popularity for this year's edition of the fair at the Grand Palais

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Fairs

Fiac fair confirms move to temporary venue near Eiffel Tower

Fairs held at the Grand Palais forced to move out of the historic venue during extensive renovations beginning 2021

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Interviews

The best that was and will be: Curator interviews

Curators and scholars on their key exhibitions of 2013, 2014 and beyond.

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Art dealers

Air of malaise at Paris fairs

A scheduling clash and an unfriendly tax environment slowed business at most fairs

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Art fairs

Fiac '07 fair report: Fiac makes a strong comeback with new location at the Grand Palais

Collectors and dealers praise the quality of art on offer

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Artist interview

Interview with Anselm Kiefer: “Expectations are always unfulfilled”

Anselm Kiefer on leaving his studio of 15 years, the commercialisation of art and why the Holocaust still matters

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Art fairs

Fiac bounces back thanks to homegrown collectors

François Pinault, Bernard Arnault and Claude Berri attended, among many others

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Exhibitions

The score for “turner, whistler, monet”

This show originated last year at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto under the curatorial leadership of Catharine Lochnan, before touring in 2005 to the Grand Palais in Paris and Tate Modern, London. It attracted very large numbers of visitors at all three venues.

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Exhibitions

“Art nouveau” at the V&A and “1900” at the Grand Palais. Unity of the arts

Artists and designers 100 years ago were united in their embrace of modernity

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Exhibitions

The National Gallery provides a grand overview of Lorenzo Lotto, the 16th century painter with a still undefined image

The exhibition contains some stunning examples of Lorenzo Lotto’s approach to portraiture, which is to show the private rather than the public individual

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Cambodia

Dispute over loans for Khmer art exhibition at Paris's Grand Palais has reached a compromise

Government ministers quarrel over paperwork, but also over the care and safety of 'sacred and symbolic' treasures

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Exhibitions

The collector who ushered the Impressionists into the Louvre

A collection of works donated to the nation by Etienne Moreau-Nélaton on display at the Grand Palais