Fans of Alberto Giacometti have reason to cheer: His legendary atelier in Paris's 14th arrondissement is being recreated -- with the original painted and scribbled-over walls -- in a new institute off Boulevard Raspail in Paris. The project is led by the Fondation Giacometti, and you can read all about it in my NYTimes article:
Other exclusive news in the piece: Tate Modern is staging a Giacometti retrospective in 2017, the National Portrait Gallery/London is opening a Giacometti Portraits show in the autumn, and the Musee Picasso in Paris is programming a "Picasso Giacometti" face-a-face exhibition in 2016.
Giacometti is very much in the news these days. Next month, Christie's is auctioning his sculpture "L'homme au doigt (Pointing Man)" for an estimated value of as much as $130 million. That would make it the world's most expensive sculpture.
(Photo credit: Henri Cartier-Bresson, from Wikipedia site)