Marilyn Monroe, 1956 by Cecil Beaton
Marilyn Monroe, 1956 by Cecil Beaton [detail] © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

There is so much to see this winter, in Paris and in the provinces. On y va?

Hodler Monet Munch

The Marmottan-Monet museum presents these three painters as a journey through the three pivotal movements of European modernity: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism.

Until January 22 at the Marmottan-Monet museum in Paris


The Picasso-Giacometti exhibit brings into dialogue the different approaches that these two major 20th-century artists sustained in their various areas of creation: namely painting, sculpture and graphic art.

October 4 – February 5 at the Picasso Museum in Paris

Château de Chantilly
Château de Chantilly

Hell According to Rodin

The Rodin rediscovers the creation of an icon: the task that Rodin could never complete but that inspired his work. Includes rarely seen sketches and newly restored sculptures.

October 17 – January 22 at the Rodin Museum in Paris

The Grand Condé – The Rival of the Sun King?

A special event to unveil the man who was the greatest warrior of his time and a veritable hero, as well as a rebel dissenter at the time of the Fronde.

Until January 2 at the Domaine de Chantilly. Related article: Musée Condé at the Chateau de Chantilly

Marilyn (Aix-en-Provence)

Marilyn’s beauty was captured by the best artists of her day. The exhibit including works by Andre de Dienes, Milton Greene, Philippe Halsman, and Cecil Beaton.

October 22 – May 1, 2017 at the Caumont Centre d’Art in Provence. Related article: Not-to-Miss Exhibit: Canaletto at the New Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence

Caumont Centre d'Art. Photo: Sylvia Davis
Caumont Centre d’Art. Photo: Sylvia Davis

From France Today magazine