Number 65

The Bernard Buffet problem

Exhibitions
Idolized in the 1950s, then ignored by curators until his death in 1999, Bernard Buffet was both black sheep and art-market darling. At one time he was seen as Picasso’s successor, but his ongoing fame didn’t stop him producing between 8,000 and 10,000 paintings, drawings and prints over his lifetime. He was often criticized for being too...
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Number 65

Polpo

Hot Spots
Polpo is a chic new seafood place located on a barge on the outskirts of Paris. With a bohemian decor by Laura Gonzalez and a tasty menu that includes a wide selection of small plates to share - oysters, calamaris fritters, fish croquettes..   POLPO. 47 quai Charles-Pasqua, 92300 Levallois-Perret. 0141343286.
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Number 65

Cy Twombly

Exhibitions
A few lines, scattered masses of color, bits of writing, squiggles, fingerprints. Cy Twombly’s art can appear simple, stripped back. Yet look closer and you can follow his hand, the furrow of the crayon, the successive layers and juxtapositions as he oscillates between the abstract and the figurative. Born in 1928 in Virginia, Cy Twombly spent...
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Number 65

Fitzgerald

Hot Spots
This two-in-one establishment combines a chic bistrot featuring chef Michaël Riss’ fusion cuisine and, hidden behind a heavy black door, a speakeasy-inspired cocktail bar with shimmering velvet seats and inventive drinks.   FITZGERALD. 54 boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, Paris VIIe. 0145503863.
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