Keyword: The Artist

French artist entombed for a week in a rock says 'it's like tripping'

Abraham Poincheval, 44, who has previously spent a fortnight sewn-up inside a stuffed bear, hopes to remain one week in the Paris Palais de Tokyo art museum closed inside a limestone rock carved in the middle with just enough space for his body and supplies.

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US artist's message in a bottle found in France - by an artist

Bottle thrown into New York harbour in October 2013 by painter George Boorujy was found a week ago by an artist on France's Atlantic coast.

Delayed tribute to France's most famous woman artist

Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun's painting of Marie-Antoinette is centrepiece of first exhibition in France, at Grand Palais in Paris.

Uggie, canine star of The Artist, is put to sleep

The Jack Russell, which played Jean Dujardin's dog in The Artist and appeared in Water for Elephants, was suffering from a prostate tumour.

Fury over giant 'anal plug' erected in central Paris

US artist Paul McCarthy says it is a tree, but his artwork's similarity to a sex toy on the chic Place Vendôme is proving too painful for some.

French fine arts academy elects first African artist

Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow dedicated election to France’s Académie des Beaux-Arts to 'Africa...and Nelson Mandela'.

The Artist paints Tinseltown blue with Oscar sweep

Silent film The Artist picked up five Oscars Sunday, the first from France to win best picture award or that of best actor.

France cheers for 'The Artist' Golden Globe triumph

The French film The Artist won Best Comedy award at the US Golden Globes ceremony, a triumph widely celebrated in the French press.