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Image: Cafetière, Pablo Picasso (1943) KEY WORDS 1: coffee beans, potato chips, peasants, artists by Emanuel Strandsand (Paris, France) FRENHOFER. I saw the name in
François Cusset (French) Theory: An Anti-American American Invention If French Theory is American, it is so in the sense of being an errant concept, caught
“Human beings must not be satisfied with the role of observer. They have a responsibility to the world, they have to act, they have to
The sixth installment in the PICT Honorary Lectures series was held on Wednesday, 8 June, at the Mairie de Paris Centre – Site Marais. Delivered
by Maureen Winter (Paris, France) The Giacometti Foundation’s current exhibition, “Giacometti/Beckett – Rater encore. Rater mieux” (January 9th-June 8th, 2021), pairs the celebrated sculptor’s post-surrealist works
The fifth PICT Honorary Lecture, and the first post-pandemic PICT public event, took place on Tuesday, 19 April, at the Goethe Institut Paris. Delivered by
On 26 April 2022, the PICT Student Ambassadors staged their second live online discussion, welcoming the German economic sociologist Wolfgang Streeck. The event was convened