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March 2016 Eye Need to Do’s: Passion, Picasso Sculptures, The Unbearable Lightness: The Eighties and Wasteland

Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, a dark tale about a man who falls in love with an ugly woman, inspired by the 1981 Ettore Scola film Passion of Love, is the fifth Sondheim musical to be presented at Theatre du Chatelet.

March 16-24
Theatre du Chatelet
1 Place du Châtelet, 75001
Metro: Chatelet

Picasso. Sculptures
Coming off the blockbuster Picasso Sculpture exhibit at MOMA New York, the show of Picasso’s sculptures is mostly recreated at the Picasso Museum. The exhibition attempts to reunite notable series from the work of Picasso like the Verres d’absinthe (1914) series or the original group of wood Baigneurs (1956).

March 8- September 8
Musee Picasso
5 rue de Thorigny, 75003
Metro: St. Paul

Ellen Carey Self-Portrait, 1987- Courtesy of JHB Gallery, New York

The Unbearable Lightness: The Eighties
The 1980s was a crucial decade in France for photography and the Centre Pompidou commemorates the important time with a show of 20  dynamic artists  including BazileBustamante, Agnès Bonnot, David Buckland, Ellen Carey, Clegg & Guttmann, Tom Drahos, Jean-Paul Goude, Hergo, Karen Knorr, Elizabeth Lennard, Joachim Mogarra, Patrick Nagatani, Paul de Nooijer, Alice Odilon, Florence Paradeis, Martin Parr, Pierre et Gilles, Présence Panchounette, Alix Cléo Roubaud, and Sandy Skoglund.

February 24- May 23
Centre Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004
Metro: Hotel de Ville or Rambuteau

Wasteland: New Art from Los Angeles
In conjunction the Thadeus- Ropac Gallery, the Mona Bismarck American Center presents a show of contemporary Los Angeles artists. Curated by Shamim M. Momin of LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) it features the work of artists Edgar Arceneaux, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Math Bass, Mark Bradford, Sam Falls, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Jon Pylypchuk, Fay Ray, Ry Rocklen, Amanda Ross-Ho, Analia Saban, Shannon Ebner/Erika Vogt, and Brenna Youngblood.

There’s an artists talk on March 12, 3PM-5PM

March 12 -17
34 Avenue de New York 75116
Metro: Iena or Alma Marceau

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March 2016 Eye Need to Do’s: Passion, Picasso Sculptures, The Unbearable Lightness: The Eighties and Wasteland


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