REPORT FROM PARIS
by Chris Sharp
The Paris art scene typically seems both perfectly stuck in the mud and percolating with peripheral possibility. Almost as a rule, if anything interesting happens in Paris, it’s either historical or quite simply imported. On the historical end is "Ingres 1780-1867," a retrospective of 80 paintings and eight drawings at the Louvre, and "Pierre Bonnard, L’oeuvre d’art, un arrêt du temps," the extensive Bonnard retrospective at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, which is just ending its three-month run.