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Humor on the hoardings spotted before the first round of the French elections: “John Goodman (Jean Gentilhomme) for President,” the candidate of the “Nice Peoples' Party. That would make a change. © Paris Update

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Paris Update What’s On

Links to events happening this week in Paris.

Silent films from Switzerland?

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> They’re rare, but they do exist and can be seen at the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé, Paris, through May 2.

Voices from the North
> The Pølar Festival celebrates Northern European culture with films, concerts, talks and more. Various locations, Paris, through April 29.

Photo walk
> Eight Paris galleries hold special photography shows and events for Parcours Fotofever. Various locations, Paris, through May 1.

Photo shows galore
> Le Mois de la Photo has been moved from autumn to spring, with 96 exhibitions taking place all over the greater Paris area. See Web site for locations and dates.

Art videos
> The theme of this year’s Videobox Festival is “noise and movement.” Carreau du Temple, Paris, April 27-29.

French film with English subtitles
> Lost in Frenchlation shows Nicolas Boukhrief’s La Confession, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50). Studio 28, Paris, April 28.

Virtual reality
> Drop in on Saturday or Sunday from 2pm to 8pm for a free virtual trip at the VR Express festival. Forum des Images, Paris, through June 30.

Dance in historic sites
> Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux. Various locations, through Oct. 21.

African culture festival
> The 100% Afriques festival showcases dance, theater, music, fashion, design, art, food and more from all over the continent. La Villette, Paris, through May 28.

 

Art - Temporary Exhibitions

 
Aéroports/Ville-Monde 26-Apr-2017
Montmartre: Décor de Cinéma 19-Apr-2017
Pissarro in Éragny: Nature Regained 12-Apr-2017
Tintamarre! Instruments de Musique dans l’Art 05-Apr-2017
Masterpieces of the Leiden Collection & Drawing the Everyday 29-Mar-2017
Au-delà des Étoiles: Le Paysage Mystique de Monet à Kandinsky 22-Mar-2017
A Journey to Norway 15-Mar-2017
Karel Appel: L'Art Est une Fête! 08-Mar-2017
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting 01-Mar-2017
Eli Lotar & Peter Campus 22-Feb-2017
Machines à Dessiner 15-Feb-2017
Pascal, le Cœur et la Raison 11-Jan-2017
Maximilien Luce [Re]trouvailles 19-Oct-2016
Anatomy of a Collection 05-Sep-2016
Paul Klee: L’Ironie à l’Œuvre 04-May-2016
Signac: Une Vie au Fil de l'Eau 20-Apr-2016
Biennale de Sculpture 20-Apr-2016
3D Printing: The Factory of the Future 13-Apr-2016
Caillebotte: Painter and Gardener 06-Apr-2016
Le Douanier Rousseau: L’Innocence Archaïque 30-Mar-2016
L'Empreinte du Geste 30-Mar-2016
Cher(e)s Ami(e)s 23-Mar-2016
Wasteland: New Art from Los Angeles 16-Mar-2016
George Desvallières: La Peinture Corps et Âme 16-Mar-2016
Matérialité de l'Invisible 09-Mar-2016
Arghaël 01-Mar-2016
Daido Moriyama & Fernell Franco 10-Feb-2016
Persona: Strangely Human 03-Feb-2016
Ai Weiwei 27-Jan-2016
Le Marais en Héritage(s) 20-Jan-2016
La Mode Retrouvée: Les Robes Trésors de la Comtesse Greffulhe 13-Jan-2016
Sepik: Arts of Papua New Guinea 13-Jan-2016
Villa Flora: Les Temps Enchantés 06-Jan-2016
Fragonard: Amoureux, Galant et Libertin 13-Dec-2015
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun 02-Dec-2015
Typo en Mouvement 02-Dec-2015
Scorsese: L'Exposition 25-Nov-2015
Chevaliers et Bombardes 11-Nov-2015
Warhol Unlimited 03-Nov-2015
Picasso Mania 28-Oct-2015
Musée Zadkine 21-Oct-2015
In the Footsteps of Van Gogh 2015 22-Apr-2015
Jean Prouvé in Nancy 04-Jul-2012