L’Atelier des Lumières in Paris shows Dalí’s surreal and phantasmagorical work digitised, enlarged, and animated, in an immersive experience.
It’s your last chance to see this exhibition exploring the life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte. There’s still time to catch the special exhibition marking the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, co-produced with the Réunion des Musées Nationaux and Grand Palais. And why not make a pilgrimage to the most iconic Napoleonic landmarks for added interest to your visit? Napoleon is as divisive at he was legendary and this exhibition retraces the life of the first French emperor…
This hidden gem in Brittany offers an opportunity to learn more about this ancient métier, its history and perils, and the critical challenges it faces today. What makes the museum even more special is a visit to the chalutier, a fishing trawler on the dockside, where you can get a real insight into the harsh life of a fishing crew. (Reopening as soon as conditions permit)
Kilomètre25 is the name of the trendy and decontracté 2,300sqm cultural space under the Paris ring road in the 19th, bordering the Canal de l’Ourcq. A all-in-one hub for fitness, performances, arts, shopping… where you can grab a bite from a food truck while vibing to live DJ sessions? facebook.com/Kilometre25
As if we needed an added excuse to visit Brittany, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the death of Jean Puy, the museum of Pont-Aven presents an exhibition focused on the relationship between the artist and the prominent art dealer Ambroise Vollard, from 1905 to 1925.
Frenchness is in the air all year long. Dueto Covid-19 risks, Le Festival 2021 will be delivered as a variety of events throughout the year that promise an immersion into French culture. Each season will bring entertainment, gastronomy, education and lifestyle experiences.
Plattner’s big love was Impressionism, and he gave over 100 paintings from his private collection and foundation to grace the Museum Barberini. Claude Monet was his obvious favourite and he collected a total of 35 paintings, including ‘Haystacks’ and ‘Water Lilies’. No other venue outside of Paris has more works by Monet. But also enjoy Caillebotte, Renoir, Pissarro, Morisot and others who are the masters of Impressionism. Exhibition Ongoing
Working at the turn of the 20th century, Auguste Rodin broke the rules of classical sculpture to create an image of the human body that mirrored the ruptures, complexities and uncertainties of the modern age. This major exhibition is the first to focus on the importance of plaster in his work. Although Rodin is best known for his bronze and marble sculptures, he himself worked as a modeller, who captured movement in pliable materials such as clay and plaster.
French-American artist Louise Bourgeois claimed that her art was an attempt to find harmony in the personal tumults of life, which may be inspirational in our time. Her work often references human anatomy and sexuality in both direct and subtle forms, and can be whimsical, grotesque, threatening and nurturing as she investigates the range of emotions that were her subjects. The marble sculptures range from smallish to one weighing in at 15 tonnes, perhaps a true sign of our emotional…
In the first ever retrospective in France, the Centre Pompidou offers a deeper look into the fluid and constantly changing work of Georgia O’Keeffe, from her early days to her base in New Mexico in the 60s.
Get up close and personal with some of the most emblematic art of the Quattrocento, through the work of Botticelli and his influence on all genres of early Renaissance Florentine art.
The Musée de l’Orangerie presents an exhibition examining the impact of Chaïm Soutine, from the Paris School, on American abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning.