Gaumont, 120 years of Cinema, a whole twelve decades since Léon Gaumont took the reins of Comptoir Général de la Photographie, believing in the future of Cinematographes and began production of fiction films. GAUMONT awakened vocations, braved perilous film sets, highlighted stars, clashed with box office and was critical to dream and entertain viewers of its cinemas. Thus, "Le 104" in Paris offers an exciting dive in the history of cinema with "The Gaumont exhibition: 120 years of cinema", (Gaumont:120 ans de cinéma), until August, 5, 2015.
The Pont Des Arts, the romance symbol and the must see tourist spot, is changing the look and removing forever the love padlocks "Cadenas D'amour". The council of Paris chose to remove all padlocks of the bridge for security reasons. Instead, the Paris City Hall and Mehdi Ben Cheikh, director of the Gallery Itinerrance asked four artists to imagine street art paintings for the bridge's new look.
As part of the release of the video game Batman: Arkham Knight scheduled for June the 23rd, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are planning an exhibition in Paris to celebrate this release. Batman, sous le Masque et la Cape the exhibition will be highlighting the Batman costumes, masks and capes revisited by French artists.
The Quai Branly Museum in Paris is hosting from May,6 to October,18,2015 a major event, “Tatoueurs, tatoués”, an exhibition that retraces the sources of the tattoo, its emergence as an art, and the renewal of the now permanent and globalized phenomenon.
The American artist Jeff Koons is paid tribute at the Centre Pompidou through an exhibition held from November 26,2014 to April,27,2015.
Since its creation on 2005, The “European night of Museums” (Nuit Européenne des musées) has become a yearly event where almost all European and French museums bring together a variety of collections, exhibitions and performances to allow the public discover different kinds of artistic creations.