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Culture across Europe: from Caravaggio to Doisneau

Culture across Europe: from Caravaggio to Doisneau
By Euronews

<p>A cultural must when visiting the French capital – the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain is about to kick off with 180 galleries from 27 countries. The largest event of its kind in France, the <a href="http://www.artlyst.com/articles/fiac-2016-what-to-expect-from-a-world-class-art-fair"><span class="caps">FIAC</span></a> runs at the Grand Palais in Paris, from October 20 to 23. </p> <p>‘Beyond Caravaggio’ is the first major exhibition in the UK to explore the Italian master’s work and its lasting impact on the rest of Europe. Described as <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/oct/09/beyond-caravaggio-review-a-masterpiece-of-surprise">a powerful exhibition about the artist and his followers that shows a man who could share his genius</a>, it runs at the National Gallery in London until mid-January. </p> <p>The Canal Foundation in Madrid presents a selection of 110 photographs by Robert Doisneau, one of the most emblematic photographers of the 20th century, famous for immortalising everyday life in the French capital. <a href="https://www.fundacioncanal.com/15912/robert-doisneau/?par=exposiciones">‘Robert Doisneau: La belleza de lo cotidiano’</a> runs until January 8 in the Spanish capital. </p> <p>And the Austrian capital is gearing up for the <a href="http://www.viennale.at/en/festival">Vienna International Film Festival</a>. One of the oldest and best-known festivals in the German-speaking world, it features a programme of some 300 films, with a particular focus on politically-engaged documentaries and short films. Runs from October 20 until November 2.</p>