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  • “La ville, le jardin, la mémoire”

    French Academy of Rome, Villa Medici

    From time immemorial, the Via Medici has been the site of the French Academy in Rome, and its year-long residencies attract artists from all over France. Although the academy hosts temporary shows, the Villa Medici has never been wholly open to the public; but now, the three-part exhibition project “La ville, le jardin, la mémoire,” will accomplish just that (the first of the three yearly, summer-long segments, “La ville,” ended its run this August). Curated by Laurence Bossé, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, the exhibition boasted an international roster of artists including

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