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Paris Exhibit Brings Britain To The French

In a city that prides itself on decorum, it’s not every day that artists huddle around a television cheering a soccer match while guests at the opening of their exhibit in a fancy gallery sip champagne and politely ponder their work. The Chapmans get bizarre!The Chapmans get bizarre! But “Sex and the British,” running through July 15 at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in the Marais, is not your average Paris exhibit. It’s the type of show that can touch a raw nerve in even the most unflappable Gaul. “It’s the first time this type of work has been shown in Paris,” claims Max Wigram, co-curator of the show with Norman Rosenthal, the director of London’s Royal Academy of Art. Certainly, the British artists in the show — including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Angus Fairhust, Sarah Lucas, Gilbert & George… Read on here...