Grand Palais

Paris's Grand Palais to reopen as temporary home to Olympics and Centre Pompidou

For the first time since 1937, visitors will be able to pass right through the cavernous nave of the Art Nouveau masterpiece

Paris’s Grand Palais gets a new director

New Rmn-GP chief Didier Fusillier will need to oversee the restoration of the historic venue and work with the Centre Pompidou

Chris Dercon quits French cultural body Rmn-GP for leadership role at Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain

Belgian curator, who once headed Tate Modern, recently backed decision to kick Fiac out of Grand Palais in Paris

Immerse yourself in Venice in Paris… more crowd-pleasing multimedia shows being launched

A “behind the scenes” tour of Venice is the latest project from Grand Palais Immersif

Florence Bourgeois is named director of Fiac and Paris Photo fairs

She will replace Fiac's former director of 18 years, Jennifer Flay, who is rumoured to be joining Art Basel as it prepares to launch a new Paris fair in the Grand Palais—the Swiss company has declined to comment

Mona Lisa to go digital as boom for immersive art shows grows

Officials at the Grand Palais hope a new strand of multimedia exhibitions will tap into a growing global market

Fancy a free Takashi Murakami work? Perrotin gallery launches art treasure hunt in Paris

French gallery is hiding 20 valuable works in the empty nave of the Grand Palais—and the public have 48 hours to find them and take them home

Grand Palais's long-awaited renovation curtailed over soaring costs

Following government intervention, the historic Parisian exhibition space will now undergo a more 'sober restoration'

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

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

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


The extraordinary cultural energy of 18th-century Venice

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

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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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


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


The best that was and will be: Curator interviews

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

Air of malaise at Paris fairs

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

From the archive: Richard Serra discusses why the moving body is so important to him and the use of steel as a material in its own right

The acclaimed US sculptor tells The Art Newspaper why he never thought there would be an audience for his work

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

Art fairsarchive

Fiac bounces back thanks to homegrown collectors

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

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.

“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

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


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

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