Previously at the Saint James Paris
Going out in March
The Cartier Foundation for contemporary art dedicates the largest retrospective yet to the Brazilian photographer Claudia Andujar and her extraordinary engagement to try and save a people of the Amazon in La Lutte Yanomami. Over 300 artworks present the culture and traditions of this people struggling to keep its land existing. Until May 10th.
From March 10th, the Musée d’Orsay invites you to a journey In the land of monsters to discover the strange world of Doctor Léopold Chauveau (1870 – 1940). Not very fond of his medical career and his family duties, he took refuge in a self-created artistic world full of strange and endearing creatures. A fascinating exhibition for children and grown-ups alike.
The Musée du Quai Branly pays a special tribute to Helena Rubinstein. 60 works show her passion for non-Western arts that fascinated her with their character and the intensity of their expression. Until June 28th.
Barbara Hepworth is one of the key figures of the British sculpture of the 20th century and her works are presented at the Musée Rodin. On the search of a new aesthetics, she favored the dialogue of shapes and volumes. Until March 22nd.
The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme pays homage to the photographic works of a famous forger, Adolfo Kaminsky. While he created fake papers and helped in many liberation movements through the world, his photographs draw a picture in chiaroscuro of Paris after its liberation. Until April 19th.
Shows – ballets
In March the Théâtre du Châtelet has programmed two exceptional shows.
From the 5th to the 14th, Room With a View directed by Alice Gavin is a show to help us think about the moving place of mankind, with the acclaimed dance company (La)Horde and Rone, the electronic music composer.
From the 25th to the 29th, it is the great Pina Bausch who will present a double ballet with her Tanztheater Wuppertal. First, a sung ballet, the Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill on texts from Berthold Brecht, followed by Fürchtet euch nicht (Don’t be scared), a ballet on musics from Brecht’s The Threepenny opera.
The Opera Bastille presents the tragic and self-destructive passion of Manon Lescaut for chevalier des Grieux in Jules Massenet’s opera after one of the tales of the Abbé Prévost. The tragic of the story taking place during the Regence, when the old society seems to be dying, is emphasized by the staging by Vincent Huguet. Until April 10th.
Kei Kobayashi recently obtained his third Michelin star for his restaurant Kei. The Chef perfectly mixes the French and Japanese cuisines and will surprise you with his creations such as: the smoked salmon with crunchy vegetables, rocket mousse and lemon emulsion; the sea bass; the exotic fruits smoothies and blown sugar. Menus between 58 and 290 Euro. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and for lunch on Thursdays. 5 rue du Coq Héron, 1st.
Le Violon d’Ingres and the Chef Alain Solivérès offer a revisited French cuisine: sea urchin, turbot, foie gras, risotto with cuttlefish ink and squid, rump of lamb with artichockes and for dessert, vanilla millefeuille or churros with chocolate. Menus between 49 and 140 Euro. Open every day. 135 rue Saint-Dominique, 7th.
Jean-François Piège takes control of L’Epi d’Or and offers you to taste simple but delicious dishes: pâté en croûte, foie gras mousse, chickpeas salad with tuna, mussels, croque-madame, rump of lamb with polenta, spare rib with vegetables, beef tartare with French fries and for desserts, rice pudding, orange blossom ice cream with candied orange, chocolate mousse or mandarins salad with bergamot cream. 36-Euro menu. Open every day. 25 rue Jean-Jacques-Rousseau, 1st.