Art Ludique finds a new home in Gare Saint-Lazare after a four-year hiatus. Founder Jean-Jacques Launier is a long time supporter of the creative arts in online games, cartoons and animations, which involve many disciplines such as music, drawing, sculpture and writing. Launier says these creators are the ‘Leonardo da Vinci of today’.
To retrace the presence of a surrealist current in American art from the 30s to the 60s, the Vieille Charité in Marseille draws from 180 major works by more than 80 artists, lent by both museums and private collections.
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, near Chinon, is the recipient of the important private collection of Martine and Léon Cligman and for the occasion it built a brand-new modern art museum. Over 900 works from the 19th and 20th centuries include paintings by Toulouse-Lautrec, Corot, Degas, Delacroix and Soutine, and sculptures by Rodin and Germaine Richier.
Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, has a new temporary exhibition, Drinking with the Gods. Dionysus, the god of wine born of the love between Zeus and a mortal, and the wealth of rituals associated with the deity.
The Musée d’Orsay explores the vibrant creative scene in Switzerland at the end of the 19th century, with the work of Cuno Amiet, Giovanni and Augusto Giacometti, Felix Vallotton, Ernest Bieler and Max Buri, and their profound impact on the art of their time.
The rich collection of British art of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux is displayed in a dialogue with selected works on loan from the Musée du Louvre, as one of the events celebrating ‘British Year’.
The work of German artist Hito Steyerl takes the form of immersive video and multimedia installations. Combining satire and critical essay, she questions the power of new technologies over the viewer.
The latest immersive image-and-sound exhibition at Carrières de Lumières in Les-Baux-de-Provence presents the masterpieces of Cézanne. The monumental open-air site invites us on a journey to the heart of the major works of the artist from Aix, following the common thread of nature towards Provence and Sainte-Victoire.
This landmark exhibition at the Centre Pompidou aims to highlight the contribution by women artists to abstract art through more than 500 works dating from the 1860s to the 1980s.
A major exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg brings together over 70 works from 1780-1830 to highlight how the rising prominence of women in the world of fine arts was linked to the changing structure of the establishment and evolving tastes.
The first exhibition to show an unsung chapter of Magritte’s career, comparing his works with those which inspired him by Auguste Renoir. It includes more than 100 works from 1941 to 1947 when Magritte chose to depict the sunnier side of life.
This exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz presents a portrait of the spirit of Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526-1593) through the eyes of other artists influenced by the master of the bizarre.