Cy Twombly @ Centre Pompidou and Gagosian, Paris

Cy Twombly is undoubtedly my favourite artist, yet, despite my infatuation with his work, I know very little about him. I have recently returned from a weekend in Paris. The principal reason I took this trip, was to visit the Cy Twombly exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, which is the first retrospective of the artist’s […]

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Chiharu Shiota @ Le Bon Marché, Paris

White. Soft, clean and pure. It is the colour of snow. It is fresh and gentle. The colour white is never associated with anything bad. In fact, it is often only linked with goodness. There is something magical about walking through Le Bon Marché in Paris right now. Large white forms have been suspended from […]

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Musée de Cluny @ Paris

I have probably been to Paris more than 50 times, yet on every visit I still manage to catch a glimpse of something new. On my most recent trip, I took my first visit to the sumptuously gorgeous Musée de Cluny. The museum, which has recently been renamed Musée national du Moyen Âge, is most […]

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Murakami @ Galerie Perrotin, Paris

Galerie Perrotin in Paris is quite possibly the most beautiful commercial gallery space I have ever visited. The building which is housed in le Marais invites its visitors inside with two grand staircases up to a sumptuous two-storey white building, covered with greenery. Currently its insides are playing host to Takashi Murakami, an artist who […]

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Ai Weiwei @ Le Bon Marché

My favourite department store in Paris is without a doubt Le Bon Marché. Unlike the more famous Galeries Lafayette, the shop is a more manageable size and is often free of the hoards of tourists that are constantly cluttering the breathing space on Boulevard Haussmann. Moreover, Le Bon Marché always has the most beautiful windows […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Gallery Girl is FOUR today! I started the blog just before enrolling into university as a place to document the exhibitions that I was going to. Who would have believed that four years later I would have completed two degrees as well as the blog, which has now seen me invited to exhibitions all over […]

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Jeff Koons @ Pompidou Centre

Jeff Koons is the king of the American contemporary art world. His work is bright and controversial. He has had a career that has spanned over three decades that was the subject of a major retrospective show at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York last year. It has now come to the […]

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