Paris

Rejuvenated Musée de Cluny presents a history of the Middle Ages in 1,600 objects

After a seven-year refurbishment, the Paris museum is fully wheelchair-accessible and ready to welcome back visitors on a journey from the first to the 15th century

Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?

Plus, Walter Sickert at Tate Britain and Gordon Parks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

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Tate Britain show probes Walter Sickert’s French connection

Exhibition, which will travel to the Petit Palais in Paris, examines the profound influence Degas, Manet and Bonnard had on the artist and his work

Musée D’Orsay takes a trip through Gaudí’s fantastical world in new exhibition

Immersive show at the Parisian museum aims to show the varied output of the master of Catalan Modernism and go beyond his most famous work, the Sagrada Família

Art Basel reveals directors and name for new Paris fair in October

Paris+, by Art Basel is due to run until at least 2028

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What will happen to Russia's treasures on loan in London and Paris?

Imperial Fabergé eggs and Impressionist masterpieces are some of the works currently in shows in Europe

Paris fairs musical chairs: Fine Arts Paris and La Biennale to merge into one event

The new combined art and antiques fair will run for the first time this November

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What made the doomed Yves Saint Laurent king of the fashion world in the 1960s?

As five major museums in Paris, including the Centre Pompidou and Musée du Louvre, put on shows marking the 60th anniversary of his first collection, the Turin fashion entrepreneur Giorgina Siviero explains the impact of Yves Saint Laurent

War of the fairs: Art Basel owner kicks Fiac out of Grand Palais in Paris

The French cultural body RMN put Fiac's October slot up for tender last year—now the Swiss firm MCH will launch a contemporary art fair, paying €10.6m for a seven-year contract

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A French surgeon tried to sell an X-ray of a former patient’s bullet wound from the Bataclan attack as an NFT

The patient survived the November 2015 Islamic State attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, but never gave permission for the image of her wound to be sold

Qatari sheikh's treasures go on show at 'mini-Versailles' in Paris for the next 20 years

Collection of Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani finds a long-term home at the Hôtel de la Marine, the former repository of French royal furniture, art and jewels

Paris Photo proves that photography is now a woman’s game

Contemporary explorations of femininity that extend beyond the male gaze headline the fair’s latest edition

Is Paris really taking London’s art crown?

Plus, Marlene Dumas at the Musée d'Orsay and Christian Boltanksi remembered

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Same city, new venue: Fiac returns to Paris, but eco-conscious galleries say they plan to cut back on art fairs

Sales at the French fair were generally healthy, but David Zwirner felt it lacked "the vibrancy of Frieze"

It’s a wrap: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s final fabric project unveiled in Paris

Plus, Art Basel: are the buyers back? And Mary Beard on images of power

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The rise of Paris: Larry Gagosian opens third gallery in the French capital

US dealer launches new space with giant Alexander Calder sculpture in the Place Vendôme

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In Pictures | Behind the scenes of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work wrapping the Arc de Triomphe

A new book looks at the detailed preparations and 60 years of planning behind the work being unveiled in Paris

‘Laboratory of ideas’: Paris exhibition explores Sandro Botticelli's busy studio

A new show looks at the Renaissance artist’s role as a designer and head of a busy workshop as well as the inventor of an instantly recognisable style

French culture ministry names 39-year-old Xavier Rey director of Centre Pompidou’s national museum of modern art

Current director of Marseille museums will take up coveted post under newly appointed Pompidou president Laurent Le Bon on 1 October

Autumn fair calendar is fit to burst as Fiac relaunches in new temporary Paris venue near Eiffel Tower

Dealers must decide which fairs to prioritise as Art Basel in Switzerland and Frieze in London are scheduled just weeks apart

Damien Hirst's Cherry Blossom paintings to be exhibited in artist's first major Paris show

Works from the series, painted by the artist rather than assistants, go on display at the Fondation Cartier this month

Centre Pompidou in Paris names new president as Brussels branch backtracks over ‘sexist’ appointment

The Kanal-Centre Pompidou in Belgium has responded to outcry over decision to make Bernard Blistène a co-director alongside Kasia Redzisz

Date confirmed for Christo wrap of Arc de Triomphe in Paris

The artist's posthumous project was delayed due to Covid-19

Paris's indebted Fan Museum at risk of folding

Income losses during the pandemic have pushed the private museum and fan-making workshop to the brink

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Gaping hole opens up under Eiffel Tower in French artist JR’s new illusion

Paris trompe l’oeil piece launches ahead of vast exhibition at Saatchi Gallery in London next month

Magnum Photos announces major new Paris gallery space

News comes as the agency prepares to reopen London space with a show of German fashion photographer Herbert List

Chez Victor Hugo: author's former Paris home reopens after revamp

Closed for five months longer than planned, the renovated house-museum can finally unveil expanded spaces, restored treasures and new acquisitions

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After 21 years and $194m: Pinault opens Bourse museum in Paris

The French billionaire's long awaited contemporary art space contains works that champion his values of diversity—though many of these have been shown in Venice before