Summer is over and the Paris artworld has come back to life. Here are a few of the artists represented by some of the galleries on rue Louise Weiss and side streets in the area.
Subodh Gupta in SITU fabienne leclerc presents his bronze and aluminium sculptures and videos for his first one man show in France. He takes elements from daily life (kitchen utensils, luggage racks, suitcases) bringing objects from a traditional Indian life to the ranks of art objects.
With her new film, The Protestants, Clarisse Hahn continues her research into communities, codes of conduct, and the social role of the body. The artist takes as the subject of her documentary a middle-class Protestant family – her own – which has gathered on the island of Noirmoutier, off France’s Atlantic coast.
The artist shows us how a way of life is organized, and then handed down from one generation to the next: through a sense of religious belonging and membership, and through different ways of getting together such as