Exhibitions Paris - Early 2018

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EXHIBITIONS

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BIBLIOTHÊQUE-MUSÉE DE L'OPÉRA GARNIER

Patrice Chéreau et l’opéra - Until March 3, 2018
operadeparis.fr

On the occasion of the revival of Janáček's The House of the Dead, in November 2017, the artist's work for the opera scene.

MUSÉE D'ART ET D'HISTOIRE DU JUDAÏSME

René Goscinny, au-delà du rire (1926-1977) - Until March 4, 2018
mahj.org

On the occasion of the commemoration of the 40 years of its disappearance, an important exhibition with more than 200 pieces of which 50% have never been shown.

CENTRE POMPIDOU

César, la rétrospective - Until March 23, 2018

centrepompidou.fr
This retrospective of this major figure of New Realism brings together a hundred of his works from all over the world. Some unknown cycles, such as those of the first Venus, sculptures of "enrubannées" Plexiglas, of the Championnes, from carcasses made in 1986, of the Milan Suite of 1998 constitute ensembles that were never assembled.

Chagall, Malévitch, El Lissitzky - March 28, 2018 to July 16, 2018 The Centre Pompidou devotes an exhibition to three renown artists from the Russian Avant-Garde from the Vitebsk art school, a lovely way to discover the Soviet modern art post World War I.

LE GRAND MUSÉE DU PARFUM

Christelle Boulé’s temporary exhibition - Until May 13, 2018

grandmuseeduparfum.fr

Le Grand Musée du Parfum intends to establish an initial, fundamental understanding of olfaction to help all visitors better appreciate how the sense of smell functions.

PETIT PALAIS

Dutch artists in Paris, 1789-1914 - Van Gogh, Van Dongen, Mondrian - Until May 13, 2018
petitpalais.paris.fr

From traditional flower paintings to the aesthetic ruptures of modernity, this exhibition highlights the extensive artistic, aesthetic and amical exchanges between Dutch and French painters from the reign of Napoleon to the beginning of the twentieth century. Beginning in the First Empire, and especially from 1850 on, over a thousand Dutch painters left their country to renew their inspiration. Almost all of them settled in Paris.

MUSÉE DU LUXEMBOURG

Tintoret. Birth of a genius - March 7, 2018 to July 1st, 2018

museeduluxembourg.fr

For the 500th anniversary of the birth of Tintoretto, the Musée du Luxembourg celebrates one of the most fascinating painters of the Venetian Renaissance. The exhibition focuses on the first fifteen years of his career, a decisive and critical period to understand what made him who he was. It follows the early years of a young, ambitious man, steeped in Venetian tradition but open to anything new from the rest of Italy, determined to revitalise painting in cosmopolitan Venice.

LAFAYETTE ANTCIPATIONS

Galeries Lafayette Corporate Foundation - Opening on March 10, 2018 lafayetteanticipation.squarespace.com

The Foundation will be a space for creating, shaping and exhibiting the most contemporary forms of expression, from the visual arts to fashion, design and the performing arts.

MUSÉE MARMOTTAN

Corot et la figure - Until July 8, 2018
marmottan.fr

Celebrated for his landscapes, he was also an immense and modern painter of figures, particularly esteemed by Degas. Sixty masterpieces to highlight this other aspect of the talent of Camille Corot, the pioneer of modern landscapers.

MUSÉE MAILLOL – FONDATION DINA VERNEY

Foujita - Painting in the Roaring TwentiesUntil July 15, 2018
museemaillol.com

Exhibition devoted to the Japanese artist, Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, who acquired French nationality. More than a hundred major works, originating from public and private collections, show the exceptional nature of Foujita’s period in Montparnasse—where his friends Modigliani, Zadkine, Indenbaum, Kisling, Pascin, and Van Dongen lived— during the Roaring Twenties. The exhibition focuses on the artist’s first and very productive Parisian period between 1913 and 1931.

MUSÉE DES ARTS DECORATIFS

De calder à koons, bijoux d’artistes. La collection idéale de Diane VenetUntil July 8, 2018
Musée des Arts Décoratifs

From Alexander Calder to Jeff Koons and ranging from Max Ernst, Pablo Picasso and Niki de Saint Phalle to César, Takis and Louise Bourgeois, a host of modern and contemporary artists have taken a close interest in jewellery. Diane Venet, who has collected artist’s jewelry for more than thirty years, is sharing her passion for these miniature artworks. 230 pieces will be exhibited

MUSÉE DU LOUVRE

Eugène Delacroix - March 29, 2018 to July 23, 2018

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The Musée du Louvre will be hosting an exhibition dedicated to the artistic career of Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863). For the first time since the 1963 exhibition celebrating the 100-year anniversary of his death, this event will pool over 180 artworks by the artist, including a large number of paintings: from the young artist’s big hits at the Salon of 1820 up to his final less known and mysterious religious and landscape compositions.

MUSÉE JACQUEMART-ANDRE

Mary Cassatt, An American Impressionist in ParisUntil July 23, 2018
musee-jacquemart-andre.com

Major retrospective devoted to Mary Cassatt (1844–1926). Considered during her lifetime as the greatest American artist, Cassatt lived in France for more than sixty years. She was the only American painter to have exhibited her work with the Impressionists in Paris.

MUSÉE PICASSO

GuernicaMarch 27, 2018 to July 29, 2018
museepicassoparis.fr

Following the 80th anniversary of the work’s creation, the Musée national Picasso-Paris in partnership with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is dedicating an exhibition to the story of Guernica an exceptional painting by Pablo Picasso and probably one of the most famous artworks in the world. The masterpiece can be seen in its permanent location in Madrid since 1992.

GRAND PALAIS

Artists & RobotsApril 5, 2018 to July 9, 2018
grandpalais.fr

The exhibition presents works of art made by machines, themselves invented by artists. This interactive journey offers visitors an immersion in the future of the contemporary creation.

Kupka, Pioneer of abstraction - March 21, 2018 to July 30, 2018

The Grand Palais is putting the work of Czech painter Frantisek Kupka in the spotlight, with an unprecedented gathering of his studies of movement and light. After exploring Symbolism and Futurism, the artist began to dispense with reality, joining other early 20th-century exponents of abstract art such as Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Robert Delaunay, Francis Picabia and Fernand Léger.

FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON

In Tune with the WorldApril 11, 2018 to August 27, 2018

fondationlouisvuitton.fr

The Fondation will exhibit a new selection of artists, bringing together an array of modern and contemporary works from the Collection which have never been exhibited here before. Some 25 French and international artists are presented in two complementary sequences.

MUSÉE DU QUAI BRANLY – JACQUES CHIRAC

Paintings from AfarUntil January 6, 2019
Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Never seen until now, some two hundred works revealing the evolution of the Western perception of distant and not-so-distant populations, societies and territories over the centuries.

MUSÉE DE L’HOMME

Neanderthal - March 28, 2018 to January 7, 2019
museedelhomme.fr

Discover the Neanderthal Man at Paris Musée de l’Homme. For this second major exhibition, the museum focuses on another human species that disappeared over 35,000 years ago, after living on the Earth for over 350,000 years.

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