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À hauteur de main

Massy Tom Thumb, as big as his father’s thumb, now has a lamp made to measure: 16 cm. Beneath the matte sheen of the slightly inclined shade, a clamp attaches it to wherever you’d like. Inga Sempé’s Île (“Island”) lamp is a journey unto itself.

lampe île

Wästberg chez Kos Lighting.
www.koslighting.eu

Bourdin, œil mutin

Paris Guy Bourdin (1928-1991), an anti-conformist figure in photography and advertising, remains forever timeless. The work of the feisty Bourdin, who swept aside stereotypes without a trace of an ulterior motive, is right at home in the new multicultural space of the fashion house Chloé.

FEMININITIES-GUY BOURDIN

Jusqu’au 6.09, puis du 18.10 au 18.11. Maison Chloé, 28, rue de La Baume.
www.chloe.com

Secrets d’éclat

Paris A daisy in love, a princess-cum-swan, a chick beneath a wing . . . Van Cleef & Arpels’ latest high jewelry creations are brimming with secrets and metamorphoses. Here, a butterfly escapes from a corolla of sapphires and becomes a second pin, or else hides behind a petal, so that only the wearer knows it’s there.

Clip pétale de papillon

Collection Le Secret.
www.vancleefarpels.com

Entre les lignes

Paris For Hermès, the H is a deceptively silent symbol, a link inserted in the gaps of creation. To fasten the flap to the body of the bag, the letter turns, freeing its central square, and grows longer, becoming a line. Without saying a word, its structure metamorphoses, but the H never disappears.

Sacs hermès 2002 et sac Cinhetic

Collection automne-hiver 2017.
www.hermes.com

Varini à la conquête de l’espace

Paris To transform the Beaugrenelle Paris shopping mall into a monumental work of art, where painting and architecture come togetherthis was the store’s intention when it invited Swiss artist Felice Varini to create works in September. Two gigantic in situ installations and a series of images retracing the artistic career of the “magician of space.”

Panoramas

Du 14.09 au 22.10. 12, rue de Linois.
www.beaugrenelle-paris.com

Décalcofolies

Paris On cups, clothing, laptops, sheets, cell-phone casesOMY decals will wend their way into every aspect of your daily life. Colorful and cheery, they spruce up and personalize just about every kind of surface, without leaving a mark.

kits Décalcos

Collection Mini-kits.
www.omy-maison.com

Territoires imaginaires

Lyon From Doug Aitken (US) to Icaro Zorbar (Colombia), Emma Lavigne, guest curator of the Lyon Biennale, is presenting 50 artists whose “works are underpinned by an awareness that imagination, poetry and art are all revelatory and serve as antidotes.”

14e BIENNALE DE LYON.

Mondes Flottants Du 20.09 au 7.01.2018.
www.labiennaledelyon.com

L’imper impec’

Paris The iconic K-Way windbreaker of the 1980s has become so fashionable that it’s worn in every season. This fall’s version, made of nylon, gives us restructured, ample cuts in muted oranges and bold grays, among other shades. Without forgetting its main purpose, neatly defined by its inventor in 1965a handy standby against the rain.

Collection k-way

Automne-hiver 2017.
www.k-way.fr

Artistiquement incorrect

Dole American artist Steve Gianakos’s interplay of spoken/unspoken never fails to shock. The 80 paintings and works on paper by this rebellious figure, born in 1938, are unwavering in their bold indiscretion.

WHO’S AFRAID OF STEVE GIANAKOS?

Jusqu’au 24.09. Musée des Beaux-Arts, 85, rue des Arènes.
www.musees-franchecomte.com

© The Guy Bourdin Estate, 2017/Courtesy A+C - DR - Johan Kalén/Wästberg chez Kos Lighting - Osma Harvilahti - Vicente Sahuc - Felice Varini, ADAGP Paris, 2017. Photo : Antoine De Roux - OMY

© Hans Haacke, ADAGP Paris, 2017/ VG Bild-Kunst - K-Way France - Steve Gianakos. Photo : N. Knight/Courtesy Semiose galerie, Pari

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