Destinations Magazine

Jesus Rafael Soto- Chronochrome at Galerie Perrotin

By Eyepreferparis88 @eyepreferparis

SOTO-1
I remember seeing a retrospective of Jesus Rafael Soto at the Pompidou Centre in 2013 and loved his deceptively minimalist sculptures.
Galerie Perrotin has mounted a show of 60 pieces of Soto’s works simultaneously at their Paris and New York galleries, exhibiting his creations from 1953 to 2003.
Jesus Rafael Soto was born in Venezuela in 1923 training in Caracas and came to Paris in 1950. He lived in between Paris and Caracas for the rest of his life. The Neoplasticism movement of Piet Mondrian influenced him and I could recognize it by the strong colored geometric forms in his work.
The pieces on the surface have a beautiful and bold simplicity of color but as you your eye roves, you see the intricate and sometimes optical illusion effect it has. As you slowly move around the pieces, they change color and form.
The striking piece Cube de Paris is a floor to ceiling white strands wrapped in red in the middle portion. In the entrance room of the gallery is Doble Progesion Azul y Negra, a sculpture of blue and black thin rods again tricks the eye into seeing one color that turns into another.

Till February 28
Gallerie Perrotin Paris
76 rue de Turenne, 75004
Metro: Saint Sebastien Froissart
Open Tuesday to Saturday 11AM to 7PM

Till February 21
Gallerie Perrotin New York
909 Madison Ave. @ 73d St.
Open 10AM to 6PM

https://www.perrotin.com

SOTO-2

SOTO-5

SOTO-6

SOTO-12

SOTO-3

SOTO-4

SOTO-7

SOTO-8

SOTO-9

SOTO-11

SOTO-13

Click here to read the review of the excellent lunch I had with food blogger John Talbott at the Triangle restaurant.

Eye Prefer Paris has been nominated as a Top 100 International Exchange and Experience Blog by http://www.lexiophiles.com

Click on the box below & scroll down the list to I Prefer Paris & vote for me.

IX15 - Vote for this blog!

COOKBOOK-LOGO-little
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 195 euros per person (about $240)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.
 

Tourslogo4

I am pleased as punch to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I will personally be leading. The Eye Prefer Paris Tour includes many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes & food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks, and much more.

Tours start at 225 euros for up to 3 people, and 75 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
 Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com 

Click here to watch a video of our famous Marais tour

 

Jesus Rafael Soto- Chronochrome at Galerie Perrotin

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Black and Gold Hues Wedding Inspiration with a Modern Flair

    Black Gold Hues Wedding Inspiration with Modern Flair

    Today, we’re sharing with you a wedding inspirational shoot that took place in Santorini, an ideal summer destination. An impressive table with black and gold... Read more

    12 hours, 18 minutes ago by   Eleni Balkouli
    LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, WEDDING
  • A Fun Class

    Class

    Last night was the tenth and last meeting of my Wordplay class -- and what fun it's been! The students have written to prompts of taste, touch, smell, sound, an... Read more

    12 hours, 22 minutes ago by   Vickilane
    CREATIVITY, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Concert Review: The Next Giant Steps

    Concert Review: Next Giant Steps

    Lawrence Brownlee in a fierce Liederabend at Zankel Hall. by Paul J. Pelkonen Tenor Lawrence Brownlee explored 19th century and contemporary song at Zankel... Read more

    14 hours, 31 minutes ago by   Superconductor
    CULTURE, THEATRE & OPERA
  • Roly Poly Rhubarb Pudding

    Roly Poly Rhubarb Pudding

    When I was a child I could hardly wait for Rhubarb Season to roll around. My mom would make us our favourite rhubarb pies. They were so tasty, served warm with... Read more

    15 hours, 22 minutes ago by   Mariealicerayner
    FOOD & DRINK, RECIPES
  • Why Dental Care Practices Need to Manage Their Online Reputation

    Dental Care Practices Need Manage Their Online Reputation

    In times when online reviews are playing a decisive role in customers’ decision making, healthcare providers cannot just sit back with folded hands, and let... Read more

    17 hours, 22 minutes ago by   Ajay Prasad
    BUSINESS, MARKETING & ADVERTISING
  • 12-year-old Stole His Parents’ Money and Ran Away on Holiday

    12-year-old Stole Parents’ Money Away Holiday

    A 12-year-old boy from Sydney, Australia stole the parent‘s credit card, tricked his grandmother to give him the passport, and went on a holiday in Bali after... Read more

    The 24 April 2018 by   Poundtravel
    TRAVEL
  • Sedo Weekly Sales Led by SysAdmin.com

    Sedo reported their weekly sales and SysAdmin.com led the way at $55,000. A.tel sold for $5,500, I have not seen a .tel sale in awhile. 40 .com sales 24 cctld... Read more

    The 24 April 2018 by   Worldwide
    BUSINESS, TECH