Exhibitions

From Watteau to David

Petit Palais - City of Paris' Museum of Fine Arts

From March 21st to July 09th 2017

The Petit Palais presents a compendium of more than 200 18th century French paintings, sculptures, and particularly drawings owned by major American collector Jeffrey Horvitz.

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Baroque during the enlightenment

Petit Palais - City of Paris' Museum of Fine Arts

MARCH 21th - JULY 16th 2017

French painting from the 18th-century tends to evoke the refinement of fête galante and portraiture rather than the rhetoric of great religious paintings.

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Balenciaga : Black Work

Bourdelle Museum

From March 8th to July 16th 2017

In honour of Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972), “the designer’s designer”, Palais Galliera presents Black Work, evoking the dark tones used by this fashion alchemist.

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Affiche de l'exposition "Sérénissime" au musée Cognacq-Jay : Le Charlatan, par Pietro Longhi

SERENISSIMA!

Cognacq-Jay Museum, Museum of 18th century art

From February 25th to June 25th 2017

Venice in the 18th century was a curious paradox: while its political, economic, and territorial power had considerably lessened since the Renaissance, the city experienced an extraordinary cultural golden age.

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Karel Appel

City of Paris' Museum of Modern Art

From February 24th to August 20th 2017

Following a major donation from the Karel Appel Foundation, the museum presents Dutch painter and sculptor Karel Appel (1921-2006).

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A PASSION IN THE DESERT

Balzac's house

From January 27th to April 30th 2017

Balzac’s House presents an exceptional array of works inspired by Balzac’s short story A Passion in the Desert.

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La pente de la rêverie (The Slop of reverie)

Victor Hugo’s Houses Paris / Guernesey

November the 17th to april the 23th 2017

The main objective of this exhibition is to shift the focus back to words, to display poetry. The exhibition will focus on only one poem: La pente de la rêverie.

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