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February 02, 2019
May 12, 2019
Drawing masterpieces

PARIS. The little known Custodia foundation presents a superb selection of more than 200 drawings dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries on loan from the Pushkin Museum. Masterpieces on display include works by Dürer, Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, David, Freidrich, Ingres, Corot, Delacroix, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Gustave Moreau, Odilon Redon, the only drawing by Van Gogh to be found in any Russian public collection, and works by European and Russian avant-gardes artists of the early part of the 20th century such as Matisse, Picasso, Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Paul Klee, Giorgio De Chirico and Modigliani, Kandinsky, Chagall and Malevich. Fondation Custodia. 121 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris. Open every day except Monday, from noon to 6 pm. Admission : €10 / €7. Information :
www.fondationcustodia.fr
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February 06, 2019
May 06, 2019
Vasarely retrospective

PARIS. Through three hundred pieces of art, some of them not shown for over fifty years, objects and documents, the Pompidou Centre looks at the whole career of Hungarian born artist Victor Vasarely. Chronologically arranged, the exhibition features works ranging from purely abstract art pieces produced shortly after he arrived in Paris in 1930 to paintings bursting with psychedelic colours and repeated geometric forms from the 1960s and 70s. Pompidou Centre. Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris. Open every day except Tuesday from 11am to 9pm, till 11pm on Thursday. Closed 1st May. Admission: €14 / €11. Information :
www.centrepompidou.fr
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February 20, 2019
June 17, 2019
The Courtauld Collection

PARIS. For the first time since 1955, 110 paintings and pieces of graphic art from the famous Courtauld Collection are on display in Paris. Despite being titled “The Courtauld Collection: A Vision for Impressionism”, the exhibition features non only masterpieces by Impressionist painters such as Monet, Degas and Renoir but also works by artists such as Manet, Seurat Cézanne, Van Gogh, Modigliani and Turner. Fondation Louis Vuitton. 8, Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 - Paris Open everyday except Tuesday from 10am to 8pm, till 9pm on Friday. Admission : €16 / €10. Information :
www.fondationlouisvuitton.fr
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Mars 01, 2019
April 30, 2019
Focus on Art Deco

HAUTS-DE-FRANCE. A dozen of towns from the Hauts-de-France region boasting a rich Art Deco heritage offer a wide range of activities to discover this art style from the Roaring Twenties. Guided tours, special opening of buildings usually closed to the public, film screenings, conferences and workshops are on the agenda. Information :
www.printempsartdeco.fr
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Mars 12, 2019
May 26, 2019
Anting-Anting exhibition

PARIS. In tagalog, Philippines main language, Anting-anting means talisman or amulet and dozens of them are on display at the exhibition "Anting-Anting – the secret soul of the Filipino». Made of brass, copper, wood or bone, these objects are the product of a syncretic mix of animist, pre-colonial beliefs, popular Catholicism and masonic tradition. They confer to the wearer wealth, love, mystical power and invincibility, particularly to bullet wounds. A prominent feature during the Philippine Revolution of 1898, as well as during millenarian and peasant revolts, they are still worn today by police officers, soldiers and members of secret cults as a means of protection. Quai Branly Museum. 37 Quai Branly, 75007 Paris. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 09pm. Admission: Oceania + Anting-Anting and permanent collection: 12€ / 9€, Anting-Anting and permanent collection : 10€ / 7€ Information : 0156617000
www.quaibranly.fr
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Mars 12, 2019
July 07, 2019
Oceania art

PARIS. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the first travel of James Cook in the Pacific, the exhibition «Oceania» brings together over 170 items from New Guinea to Easter Island, without forgetting Hawaii and New Zealand. Exhibits include huge canoes, statues, jade, shell, greenstone and ceramic ornaments and contemporary installations while videos enable visitors to discover the rich cultural heritage, tradition and history of this vast geographical region. Spanning 500 years of history, it shows each archipelago in Oceania managed to keep its characteristics even though populations share universal questions and thoughts that suvived despite opening trade, colonization and forced evangelization, . Quai Branly Museum. 37 Quai Branly, 75007 Paris. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 09pm. Admission: Oceania + Anting-Anting and permanent collection: €12 / €9, just Oceania, €10 / €7. Information : 0156617000
www.quaibranly.fr
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Mars 13, 2019
June 30, 2019
Nabis and the Decorative Arts

PARIS. Featuring a hundred or so paintings, drawings, prints and works of art by Bonnard, Vuillard, Maurice Denis, Sérusier and Ranson, this exhibition shows the Nabis artists were true pioneers of modern decorative art. Advocating original, joyful and rhythmic expression in reaction to the pastiche aesthetic that was in fashion at the time, seeking to break down the barrier between fine art and the applied arts, influenced by Japanese art, English Arts & Crafts movement, Spanish modernismo and early Belgian art nouveau, they produced works with simplified shapes, flowing lines and unmodelled patterns, Luxembourg Museum. 19 rue de Vaugirard 75006 Paris. Open every day from 10am tp 7pm, till 10pm on Monday. Admission: €13 / €9. Information : 0140136200
museeduluxembourg.fr
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Mars 14, 2019
July 22, 2019
Hammershøi retrospective

PARIS. Forty works on loan from Danish and major European museums traces the whole career of Vilhelm Hammershøi, often called ‘the Danish Hopper’ or ‘the master of Danish painting’. The exhibition illustrates every aspect of Hammershøi’s oeuvre: his first portraits, nudes, architectural views, landscapes and ifs famous works representing empty and subtly rendered interiors painted in grey and white tones that sometimes feature a woman whose back faces the viewer. Musée Jacquemart-André. 158 boulevard Haussmann 75008 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 6pm, till 8.30pm on Monday. Admission : €14.50 / €11.50. Information :
www.musee-jacquemart-andre.com
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Mars 20, 2019
July 01, 2019
Art in Soviet Union

PARIS. Through 400 works on loan from the Pompidou Centre and several major Russian museums, the exhibition "Red: Art and utopia in the land of the Soviets" explores the evolution of art in Soviet Union from the October Revolution to the death of Stalin in 1953. It shows how the free and diversified art scene of the beginning was silenced, instrumentalized by Stalin's regime and became dominated by aesthetic dogmas or propaganda. Artists were no longer allowed to create abstract or austere constructivist works, but to depict the ideal socialist society. Grand Palais. 3, avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris. Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to 8pm, till 10pm on Wednesday. Admission : €14 / €10. Information : 0144131717
www.grandpalais.fr
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Mars 20, 2019
September 15, 2019
Beer in Northern France

DOUAI. Through 110 still life, portrait and tavern scene paintings, prints, advertising posters, mugs, pitchers and photographs from the sixteenth century to today in the Flanders area, the exhibition “To drink! When the beer calls at the museum” traces the history of brewing in Northern France, evoques the Saints linked to its production and highlights the social place it has occupied in the course of the last ten centuries. Musée de la Chatreuse. 130 Rue des Chartreux, 59500 Douai. Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to noon and 2pm to 6pm. Closed on May 1st, July 14th and August 15th. Admission : €4.70 / €2.35. Information :
www.museedelachartreuse.fr
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Mars 20, 2019
July 21, 2019
Emil Bührle collection

PARIS. Assembled between 1936 and 1956, the Emil Bührle collection is one of the world largest and most pretigious private art collections. It comprises 600 works and around fifty of them are for the first time and probably the only time on display in Paris. It includes works by major artists such as Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Sisley, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Vuillard, Braque, Derain, Vlaminck, Modigliani and Picasso. This selection highlights the links and filiations between the modern art movements from Impressionism to Fauvism and Ecole de Paris. Musée Maillol. 61 rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris. Open every day from 10.30am to 6.30pm, till 8.30pm on Friday. Admission : €13.50 / €11.50. Information :
www.museemaillol.com
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Mars 23, 2019
September 25, 2019
Tutankhamun treasure

PARIS. Organized to commemorate the upcoming centenary of British archaeologist Howard Carter's 1922 discovery, this travelling exhibition titled "Tutankhamun, treasure of the Pharaoh" will set foot in ten cities around the world. It features nearly 150 objects found in the tomb of the most famous Pharaohs of which one third had previously not left Egypt. Golden jewellery, furniture, sculptures, statuettes, coffins, alabaster vases on display are probably traveling outside Egypt for the last time before they go into a new museum near the Giza pyramids. Grande Halle de La Villette. 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 8pm. Admission : €22 / €18 on weekdays, €24 / €20 on weekends. Information and bookings : 0146915808
expo-toutankhamon.fr
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April 03, 2019
July 22, 2019
The Moon and its representations

PARIS. On the occasion of the 50-year anniversary of the first human step on the Moon, the Grand Palais hosts an exhibition titled «The Moon, from real trip to imaginary trips» dedicated to the Earth’s satelitte. Starting with the story of the real trip, the Apollo 11 mission from 1969, it, then, presents artworks and objects from Antiquity to the modern day, produced mainly in Europe but also by African, Arab and Far Eastern civilisations that illustrates the countless representations and emotions it has inspired. There is also a science section with the exhibition of instruments related to the researches about the moon over the centuries. Grand Palais. 3, avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris. Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to 8pm, till 10pm on Wednesday. Admission : €14 / €10. Information : 0144131717
www.grandpalais.fr
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April 07, 2019
May 02, 2019
Kid’s Folies

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MONTS. VENDEE. Kid’s Folies is a children's festival aiming to bring children and parents together in a whirlwind of activities featuring entertainment, shows, exhibitions, workshops, games, sports, an evening party including a firework and lots of surprises. The theme of this year’s edition is “Africa”. Information : 0826887887
www.saint-jean-de-monts.com/kid-s-folies.html
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April 07, 2019
May 26, 2019
Party at horse racetracks

PARIS. Two Parisians horse racetracks open their gates to everyone on three Sundays. Each fixture provides a choice of seven or eight flat or hurdles races as well as entertainment and activities for young and old alike. Named “Dimanches au galop”, these events take place, on April 7th, 14th and 28th as well as on May 12th and 26th at Paris Longchamps racetrack, on April 21st as well as on May 18th and 19th at Auteuil racetrack. Admission : €8 / €5, free for children under 12 years old. Information :
www.dimanchesaugalop.com
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April 20, 2019
April 25, 2019
Mondial du Vent

PORT LEUCATE. AUDE. The Mondial du Vent brings together the world best kitesurfers and windsurfers on the beach of La Franqui, near Port Leucate. Largest annual international funboard and kitesurf event, it combines a Kitesurf World Cup Tour stage, international competitions and a competition for surf pros amateurs and entertainment for the general public. Information :
www.mondialduvent.fr
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April 20, 2019
June 30, 2019
Young photographers

PARIS. A festival devoted to the young photographers, Circulation(s) presents the works of fifty photographers from all over the world selected by a professional jury as well as works of photographers presented by the Adorna Coraçoes Gallery from Porto and the Work-Show-Grow School from London. Free conferences, portfolio readings and screenings of short multimedia creations are also on the agenda. Centquatre. 5 rue Curial, 75019 Paris. Open Wednesday to Friday from 2pm to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 7pm. Admission : €6 / €4. Information :
www.festival-circulations.com
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April 25, 2019
April 29, 2019
Fashion and photography

HYERES, NEAR TOULON. Through two competitions, the International Fashion and Photography Festival showcases young promising artists in the fields of fashion and photography. Ten fashions designers present to the public their first collection in a series of fashion shows while an exhibition brings together the works of the ten selected photographers. The event also features conferences and workshops. Villa Noailles. Montée Noailles, 83400 Hyères. Open Thursday from 6pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 8pm, Sunday from 10am to 6pm, Monday from 11am to 2pm. Information : 0498080198
villanoailles-hyeres.com/festivals/34e-fimpah
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