Une brève histoire de l'avenir
Sep
23
Jan 4

Une brève histoire de l'avenir

  • Place du Louvre Paris, IDF, 75001 France

Musée du Louvre (Paris 1er): This exhibition is based on the book by Jacques Attali of the same name, published in 2006. Pluridisciplinary, it brings a number of contemporary artists into a dialogue with noteworthy works from different eras, retracing in the present an account of the past conducive to a clearer view of the future.

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)
Sep
22
Jan 11

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842)

  • 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower Paris, IDF, 75008 France

Grand Palais (Paris 8e): This first retrospective devoted to the works of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun presents an artist whose life stretched from the reign of Louis XV to that of Louis-Philippe (one of the most eventful and turbulent periods in European and above all French history of modern times).

Splendeurs et misères - Images de la prostitution en France (1850-1910)
Sep
21
Jan 12

Splendeurs et misères - Images de la prostitution en France (1850-1910)

  • 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur Paris, IDF, 75007 France

Musée d'Orsay (Paris 7e): The first major show on the subject of prostitution, this exhibition attempts to retrace the way French and foreign artists, fascinated by the people and places involved in prostitution, have constantly sought to find new pictorial resources for depicting the realities and fantasies it implied.

Korea Now !
Sep
18
Jan 3

Korea Now !

  • 107 Rue de Rivoli Paris, IDF, 75001 France

Les Arts Décoratifs (Paris 1er): This major event will bring together more than 700 works of art by 150 artists, artisans, designers, fashion designers and graphic designers in almost all of the museum’s temporary exhibition spaces.

Fragonard amoureux
Sep
15
Jan 24

Fragonard amoureux

  • 19 Rue de Vaugirard Paris, IDF, 75006 France

Musée du Luxembourg (Paris 6e): According to the Goncourt brothers, the eighteenth century was an era of seduction, love and intrigue, and Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) might have been its main illustrator, if not its main agent.

Osiris : mystères engloutis d'Égypte
Sep
7
Jan 31

Osiris : mystères engloutis d'Égypte

  • 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard Paris, IDF, 75005 France

Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris 5e): The objects will be drawn largely from the last seven years of underwater excavations at the ancient cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus off the coast of Egypt. The selection will be supplemented by 40 artefacts from museums in Cairo and Alexandria.

L'Inca et le conquistador
Jun
22
Sep 20

L'Inca et le conquistador

  • 37 Quai Branly Paris, IDF, 75007 France

Musée du quai Branly (Paris 7e): Through the portraits of the Inca Atahualpa and the Conquistador Francisco Pizarro, the exhibition presents the key events in the conquest of the Inca Empire and describes the encounter between two worlds.

Khvay Samnang, L'Homme-caoutchouc
Jun
1
Sep 27

Khvay Samnang, L'Homme-caoutchouc

  • Jeu de Paume

Jeu de Paume (Paris 8e)For over one year, Khvay Samnang repeatedly returned to Rattanakiri, Cambodia’s northeastern highland province, to survey the altered environment—from the remaining villages to the strategic clearings, from rubber tree saplings to mature plantations.

Henry Darger
May
28
Oct 11

Henry Darger

  • Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (Paris 16e): This exhibition recreates the imaginary world of an artist now recognised as one of the major representatives of Outsider Art. Self-taught and long a marginal figure on the art scene, Darger created a unique personal realm, a strangely singular mix of historical narrative and American popular culture.

 Le Corbusier - Mesures de l'homme
Apr
29
Aug 3

Le Corbusier - Mesures de l'homme

  • Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou (Paris 4e): This exhibition is dedicated to the work of Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier. Architect and visionary urbanist, theoretician of modernity, painter and sculpture, Le Corbusier profoundly impacted the 20th century.

Dolce vita ? Du Liberty au design italien (1900-1940)
Apr
14
Sep 13

Dolce vita ? Du Liberty au design italien (1900-1940)

  • Musée d'Orsay

Musée d'Orsay (Paris 7e)In Italy in the early twentieth century the decorative arts were used to interpret the desire for progress of a nation that had only just found its unity. Cabinetmakers, ceramicists and glass-makers all worked together with the leading artists, creating a veritable "Italian style".

Piaf
Apr
14
Aug 23

Piaf

  • BnF - François Mitterrand

BnF - François-Mitterrand (Paris 13e)This exhibition is at the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth is an opportunity to re-discover the important moments of the singer’s life and career through sound recordings, photographs, posters, letters, programs... and the famous little black dress.

Trésors de sable et de feu
Apr
8
Nov 15

Trésors de sable et de feu

  • 107 Rue de Rivoli Paris, IDF, 75001 France

Les Arts Décoratifs (Paris 1er): Chronologically, from the Renaissance to the present day, the exhibition traces the development of glassmaking skills and techniques, revealing the collection’s wealth and variety. 

Icônes américaines
Apr
8
Jun 22

Icônes américaines

  • Grand Palais

Grand Palais (Paris 8e)This exhibition presents 60 emblematic works from the SFMOMA and the Fisher collection (one of the world’s largest private modern and contemporary art collections, now curated by the museum).