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The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe and in the World

The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe and in the World
By Euronews

<p><strong>This is Magritte</strong></p> <p>In Paris the <a href="https://www.centrepompidou.fr/cpv/resource/c65EMjd/rdKAxj8">Pompidou Centre</a> is staging an exhibition of the works of Belgian artist Rene Magritte. His work which left its imprint on the 20th century is somewhere between surrealism and hyper-realism and inspired many artists.</p> <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2016/sep/22/rene-magritte-pompidou-centre-surrealism">When is a pipe not a pipe</a> – you’ll catch an answer at the exhibition.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/News?src=hash">#News</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CentrePompidou"><code>centrepompidou</a> is devoting a thematic exhibition to the work of the Surrealist Belgian artist René Magritte until Jan 2017 <a href="https://t.co/OUEZ6etAFu">pic.twitter.com/OUEZ6etAFu</a></p>&mdash; South ART Dealer (</code>southartdealer) <a href="https://twitter.com/southartdealer/status/788388129870868480">October 18, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p><strong>Letizia Battaglia vs the Mafia</strong></p> <p>Over 80 years old Letizia Battaglia is a pioneer of Italian photojournalism. She left her husband and father to throw herself into the life of her city – Palermo. <a href="https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/letizia-battaglia-interview-photos">She captured life on the edge</a>, girls, women, the mafia, organised crime…a heroine. Her work is on show at the <a href="http://www.fondazionemaxxi.it/en/">National Museum of the 21st Century Arts in Rome</a></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Letizia Battaglia. Just 4 passion is a major exhibition at <span class="caps">MAXXI</span> with over 250 photographs <a href="https://t.co/rhzAVNvHeg">https://t.co/rhzAVNvHeg</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Photography?src=hash">#Photography</a> v <a href="https://twitter.com/mrfidalgo"><code>mrfidalgo</a> <a href="https://t.co/kPyNcmiJVN">pic.twitter.com/kPyNcmiJVN</a></p>&mdash; Doña Dulcinea (</code>donadulcinea) <a href="https://twitter.com/donadulcinea/status/803156164401827840">November 28, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p><strong>Two artists, a unique juxtaposition</strong> </p> <p><a href="http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1653046/finding-common-ground-between-bruce-nauman-and-alberto">The classic mixed with the radical</a>. Alberto Giacometti is regarded as one of the most important classical modern European sculptors. His work is on show with Bruce Nauman who represents the radical upheavals in contemporary art since 1960 – sculpture liberated from traditional concepts.</p> <p>Its on show at the <a href="http://www.schirn.de/en/exhibitions/2016/giacometti_nauman/">Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt</a></p> <p><strong>Modern Art</strong></p> <p>A retrospective brings together more than 70 works by the Impressionist master, <a href="http://www.apollo-magazine.com/why-was-renoir-so-fascinated-by-flesh/">most notably little known ones</a> .</p> <p>Renoir is close to the characters he paints, he approaches and does not hesitate to undress them … in complete privacy!</p> <p>You’ll catch it at the <a href="http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/exposiciones_actuales/142">Thzssen-Bornemisza Museum</a> in Madrid.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">See a preview of a new Renoir exhibition in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Madrid?src=hash">#Madrid</a> <a href="https://t.co/I95TsKuiGl">https://t.co/I95TsKuiGl</a> <a href="https://t.co/zHpHvsILmZ">pic.twitter.com/zHpHvsILmZ</a></p>— Lonely Planet News (@LPtravelnews) <a href="https://twitter.com/LPtravelnews/status/787874581407211520">October 17, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>