Art & Artists

Pastel works from Degas to Redon Paris exhibition

September 15th 2017 to April 8th 2018

 
Between drawing and painting, pastel works are a form of art which are less known to most audiences. They are faster to make than paintings but extremely fragile to both light and vibrations, harder to conserve, hence the reason why we see much less of them in exhibitions. Because they are […]

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Pissarro at Eragny – Nature Regained

Camille Pissarro moved from Pontoise to Eragny in the Oise department, just north of Gisors, in 1884. On the same Epte River that passes through Giverny, Eragny became Pissarro’s home for the rest of his life, nearly two decades, where he produced nearly 400 works. It was where he embraced and developed pointillism in […]

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Pissaro the First of the Impressionists

Exhibition at the Marmottan Monet Museum  

Until July 2nd, 2017

 
Camille Pissarro, known as ‘Papa’ to his fellow-Impressionists, was the eldest of the group. Born in 1830 on the island of St. Thomas in the Caribbean, he was fortunate to have studied the works of an amazingly large number of renowned artists* of the 18th […]

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An exhibit of Dutch painting masterworks: the Vermeer temporary exhibition at the Louvre Museum

For the first time since 1966,  twelve of the Dutch painter’s 36 masterworks are united and exposed in Paris at the Louvre museum. Named “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting”, this temporary exhibition portrays the master’s work in perspective with other 17th century Dutch painters, such as Gerard ter Borch, Jan Steen or […]

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Icons of modern art: the Chtchoukine collection

From October 22nd 2016 to March 5th 2017, Louis Vuitton Foundation

Open 11am to 8pm on week days and 9am to 9pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Closed on Tuesdays.

Adress: 8, av. Mahatma Gandhi 75116 – phone 00 33 1 40 69 96 00

 

This exhibition is a rarety: it focuses on one of the most important […]

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Henri Fantin Latour exhibition

One of the elusive yet ubiquitous figures of 19th century French painting is Henri Fantin Latour. He is often described as a realist, yet he also immersed himself in works of imagination. His group portraits recall Courbet. His friends included Bazile, Renoir and Sisley, but he was also close to Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas […]

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Intimate Rembrandt

Intimate Rembrandt Exhibition,
September 16th 2016 to January 23rd 2017,
Jacquemart Andre Museum,
128 bd. Haussmann, 75008 Paris,
Open every day, 10am to 6pm, and until 8:30pm on Mondays

Parisians have long been spoiled by the wealth of their options for seeing works of Rembrandt, including some of his most important works. Many are in the Louvre, including an […]

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Behind the scenes of impressionism

Behind the scenes of Impressionism, temporary exhibition

April 16th-September 26th 2016

Fine Arts Museum of Rouen,

Esplanade Marcel Duchamp, 76000 Rouen

Phone: 0(0 33) 2 35 71 28 40

Open every day from 10am to 6pm, except national holidays

 

 

 

 

 

 
In the context of the 3rd edition of the Impressionist Normandy Festival, a temporary exhibition is taking place for a few months […]

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From caricature to bills, exposition at the Decorative Arts museum

“De la caricature à l’affiche” –  “From cartoon to Posterˮ
Exposition running from February 18th to September 4th, 2016
Museum of Decorative Arts
107 rue de Rivoli, 75007 Paris
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm
 

 

 

Illustration: Henri-Gustave Jossot, Album, Mince de trognes, 1896, P. Ollendorff library.

 

Most will agree our world is in a global state of turmoil, with routine issues reported […]

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“Picasso. Mania” exposition, Grand Palais, October 27th 2015 to February 29th 2016

When it comes to contemporary art, the name Picasso is most eloquent, and comes in as a reference. For another few weeks, the Grand Palais museum in Paris hosts an original collection of 100 works of the master, exposed in a comparative perspective with another 200 great works from other masters, mostly disciples. The […]

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