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January 30, 2018
January 06, 2019
Paintings from Afar
PARIS. Through 130 paintings from overseas lands produced when photography did not exist and when travel to such places was reserved to an elite, this exhibition underlines the evolution of the Western perception of distant populations, societies and territories. Featuring works by famous painters like Matisse and Gauguin as well as by much lesser known ones, it shows artists first succumbed to the temptation of exoticism where colour and light fuels dream of luxurious and exotic worlds before becoming closer to reality and taking up an almost documentary approach. Quai Branly Museum. 37 quai Branly, 75007 Paris. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 9pm. Admission : €10 / €7 Information : 0156617000
www.quaibranly.fr
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April 21, 2018
October 28, 2018
Modernism Untamed
ARLES. The exhibition «Hot Sun, Late Sun. Modernism Untamed» pursues a free exploration of the sun, understood as a metaphor interrogating the artists’ respective relationships on the one hand with the Mediterranean region, where they experimented a lot, and on the other with Modernism and Postmodernism. It brings together paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Etel Adnan, Giorgio de Chirico, Sigmar Polke, Germaine Richier and Joan Mitchell as well as by Adolphe Monticelli a lesser known recently rediscovered painter from Provence who inspired Vincent van Gogh. Fondation Vincent van Gogh. 35 ter rue du Docteur Fanton, 13200 Arles Open every day from 11am to 7pm. Admission : €9 / €7 / €4. Information :
www.fondation-vincentvangogh-arles.org
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June 21, 2018
October 14, 2018
French artists in London
PARIS. Organised together with the Tate Gallery and previously shown in London, the exhibition ‘The Impressionists in London – French artists in exile, 1870-1904' presents the work of artists that left France and settled in the English capital during and after the Franco-Prussian War, the four-month siege of Paris and the uprising known as ‘the Commune’ that followed it. It brings together some one hundred works mostly produced in London by artists who for various reasons sought refuge there : Carpeaux, Tissot, Daubigny, Legros, Dalou, Pissarro, Monet, Sisley,... In spite of the exhibition title, Impressionist paintings only account for a small percentage of the works on display. Petit Palais. Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm, till 9pm on Friday. Admission: €13 / €11. Information : 0153434000
www.petitpalais.paris.fr
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September 12, 2018
January 27, 2019
Mucha retrospective
PARIS. This exhibition dedicated to Alphonse Mucha traces the entire career of the Czech artist. Of course a large part focuses on his famous posters characterised by sinuous forms mixing young women, floral motifs, ornamental lines and pastel shades. A so called Mucha style that became synonymous with Art Nouveau. But the exhibition also looks at lesser known facets of his production. Decoration works, jewellery design, mystic paintings and historical works detached from all the European avant-garde artists, notably the Slavic Epic, a cycle of twenty monumental paintings. Musée du Luxembourg. 19 rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris. Open every day from 10.30am to 7pm, till 10pm on Friday. Closed on December 25th. Admission : €13 / €9. Information : 0140136200
museeduluxembourg.fr
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