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Jets jetting at the Parc André Citroën.

Verdade Tropical

Paris:– Saturday, 25. June 2005:– Here is your summer program, somewhat longer than I remember it being. This page has most of the regular events like exhibitions and I tried to put all the summer events on the second page. Watch out for duplicates and expired events.

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Martin Parr – 150 photographs trace the career of this influential British photographer, from 1971 to 2000. This continues until Monday, 19. September. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

Collection Braziliana – shows how Brazil was seen by romantic painters in the 19th century, in this first–ever exhibition in Europe. Continues untilposter, expo, un design americain, mus boulogne Sunday, 27. November. From 10:00 to 18:00 daily except Mondays. At the Musée de la Vie Romantique – Hôtel Scheffer Renan, 16. Rue Chaptal, Paris 9. Métro: Saint–Georges, Blanche or Pigalle. InfoTel.: 01 55 31 95 67.

I Have a Dream – or 'J'en rêve,' features student artists and the self–trained, some exhibiting for the first time, chosen via an international selection. On view until Sunday, 9. October. From 12:00 to 20:00, except on Mondays. At the Fondation Cartier Pour l'Art Contemporain, 261. Boulevard Raspail, Paris 14. Métro: Raspail or Denfert–Rochereau. InfoTel.: 01 42 18 56 67.

Congo sur Scène – presents Congolese artists and young talents from Africa, some of whom captured critical acclaim between 1930 and 1980. Some sculptures also on display. Only until Satuurday, 9. July. Free entry, but closed Sundays. In the Salon des Tapisseries, Hôtel de Ville, 5. Rue Lobau, Paris 4. Métro: Hôtel de Ville. InfoTel.: 01 42 76 43 43.

Farid Belkahia – has created a dozen maps the the world out of cowhide, some from the time of the Conquistadors. Oh, these might be drums, this may be philosophy. To be seen until Sunday, 17. July. Also see the works of Ziad Dalloul until the same date. Free entry. Except Mondays, open from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Institut du Monde Arabe, 1. Rue des Fossés–Saint–Bernard, Paris 5. Métro: Jussieu. InfoTel.: 01 40 51 38 38.

Quiroz, 34 Years In France – oils and watercolors from an artistic existence in France since 1971, and now international. On view until Sunday, 10. July. Openposter, expo, dialogue avec la nature, krajcberg, bagatelle daily, from 12:00 to 20:00. At the Orangerie du Sénat, Jardins du Luxembourg, 19. Rue Vaugirard, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Sulpice. InfoTel.: 01 42 34 25 65.

Translation – the Dakis Joannou collection, one of Europe's finest, fills all of the Palais de Tokyo, exhibiting leading artists of recent times. Until Sunday, 18. September. Open Tuesday to Sunday, from noon to midnight. Palais de Tokyo, site of contemporary art creation. At 13. Avenue du Président Wilson, Paris 16. Métro: Iéna. InfoTel.: 01 47 23 54 01.

Light On the Museum – a last show here, with homage to its founder, Georges Henri Rivière daily. After, to reopen in Marseille. On view until Monday, 5. September, open except Tuesdays; from 9:45 to 16:45. At the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires, in the Jardin d'Acclimatation just inside the Bois de Boulogne. Paris 16. Métro: Sablons. InfoTel.: 01 44 17 60 70.

Tour the Hôtel de la Monnaie – take a tour of the mint, built from1771 to 1776 by Jean–Denis Antoine for Louis XV. Until Sunday, 25. September. Except Monday, on weekdays from 11:00 to 17:30 and 12:00 to 17:30 on weekends. At La Monnaie de Paris, 11. Quai de Conti, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Michel or Odéon. InfoTel.: 01 40 46 55 35.

Variations On a Lotus Leaf – at Paris' only museum of fans, see Anne–Marie Lanteri's paintings on lotus leaves, I think. Until Wednesday, 27. July. Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 14:00 to 18:00. At the Musée de l' Eventail, 2. Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris 10. Métro: Strasbourg–St–Denis. InfoTel.: 01 42 08 90 20.

Hommage à Luiz de Souza Dantas – an expo about Brazil's ambassador to France before and during WWII, and the founder of this organization. Continues until Wednesday, 20. July. Open Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 19:00. At the Maison de l'Amérique Latine, 217.. Boulevard Saint–Germain, Paris 7. Métro: Solférino. InfoTel.: 01 49 54 75 00.

La Lacque Contemporaine – 'un art de lumière' – involves lacquer, and the interesting décor objects than can result, sometimes humorous. This continues until Saturday, 30. July. From Tuesday to Saturday; from 13:30 to 20:00. At the Bibliothèque Forney, Hôtel de Sens,1. Rue Figuier, Paris 4. Métro: Pont – Marie. InfoTel.: 01 42 78 14 60.

Atelier Adamson – considered one of the best digital printers, David Adamson has treated the portfolios of artistsposter, musique, institut du monde arabe such as François–Marie Banier, Jim Dine, Chuck Close, Adam Fuss, Jenny Holzer, Robert Longo, Jack Pierson, Donald Sultan, Robert Rauschenberg and Wiliam Wegman. On view until Sunday, 18. September. From 11:00 to 20:00 daily except Monday and Tuesday. At the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, 5–7. Rue de Fourcy, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Pont–Marie. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 75 00.

Montparnasse Déporté, Artistes d'Europe – features 150 works by artists connected to Montparnasse, and deported between 1941 and 1945. Includes Soutine, Epstein, Max Jacob and Robert Desnos. Continues until Sunday, 2. October. Except Monday,open daily from 12:30 to 19:00. At the Musée du Montparnasse, 21. Avenue du Maine, Paris 15. Métro: Montparnasse or Falguière. InfoTel.: 01 42 22 91 00.

Africa Remix – for the first time, a comprehensive exhibition of contemporary art from all of Africa, featuring a hundred artists in all their variety. This continues until Monday, 15. August. In tandem, also see the works of Isaac Julien. Except Tuesday, from 11:00 to 21:00 daily, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.

L'Homme et Ses Masques – features historic masks from the Barbier–Muller collection, and once owned by artists Derain, Vlaminck or Tzara. This show continues until Sunday, 28. August. Daily from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Musée Jacquemart–Andre, 158. Boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8. Métro: Miromesnil. InfoTel.: 01 45 62 11 59.

Brésil, Brésils – this is Brazil's 'Year in France' so it is not one show but a whole country's culture that is on view and in the air here and there, now and then, all over. Watch for 'Raízes do Brazil' which should be on now, for 'Verdade tropical' this summer and 'Galáxias' in the fall. For more info, check the Brésil, Brésils web site. InfoTel.: 01 53 69 83 69.

French Masterworks – from German collections of 17th and 18th century works, featuringposter, musee cernuschi re opens Poussin, Le Lorrain, Watteau, David. This continues until Monday, 1. August. Open 10:00 to 20:00, and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Square Jean Perrin entry, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

La Naissance de l'Aquarelle – is an exhibition of watercolors by Rodin, done from 1980 to 1902. This traces the development of the nude, under the influence of Camille Claudel. Until Sunday, 18. September. Open from 9:30 to 17:45 but closed on Monday. At the Musée Rodin, 77. Rue de Varenne, Paris 7. Métro: Varennes. InfoTel.: 01 44 18 61 10. Also in Meudon, at the Villa des Brillants, 19. Avenue Auguste–Rodin. Open from May to October, only on Fridays and weekends. Hours are 13:30 to 18:00. Take the RER 'C' to Val Fleury and then the bus 169 to Paul–Bert. InfoTel.: 01 41 14 35 00.

Robert Mallet–Stevens, Architect, 1889–1945 – an exhibition presenting works in Paris and from the five corners of France, plus projects still on the drawing board. See this exhibition until Monday, 29. August. From 11:00 to 21:00 daily except on Tuesdays, and on Thursdays until 23:00. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.

Mona Lisa's New Home – the room usually known as the Louvre's Salle des Etats has reopened, completely renovated to provide a fitting showcase for the museum's collection of Italian art. Open from 9:00 to 17:30, and until 21:30 on Monday and Wednesday. Closed Tuesdays. At the Musée du Louvre, principal entry from the Pyramid in the Cour Napoléon, Paris 1. Métro: Palais–Royal. InfoTel.: 01 40 20 51 51.

Hommage à Paul Meurice – features the collection of an admirer of Victor Hugo, closely associated with the museum. Continues until Sunday, 30. October. From Tuesday to Sunday; from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Maison de Victor Hugo, 6. Place des Vosges, Paris 4. Métro: Saint–Paul or Bastille. InfoTel.: 01 42 72 10 16.

Les Femmes Oubliées de Buchenwald – while mostly men were held in Buchenwald, many women from all over Europe were slave workers supporting the concentration camp, and this is their story. On view until Sunday, 30. October. Open daily except Mondays, from 10:00 to 17:40. At the 'Mémorial du Maréchal Leclerc Hauteclocque et de la Libération de Paris–Musée Jean Moulin,' Jardin Atlantique, above the Gare Montparnasse. Paris 15. Métro: Montparnasse or Gaîté. InfoTel.: 01 40 64 39 44.

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