All current Paris exhibitions
Where? Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac, Paris 7th When? March 28-July 23 2017 The Spanish master’s obsession with art from Africa, the Pacific, the Americas and even Asia is hugely prevalent in his work, in the ‘Demoiselles d’Avignon’ particularly. The Quai Branly exhibition sets out to demonstrate Picasso’s artistic relationship with the non-Western world.
Where? Cinémathèque française, 51 rue de Bercy, Paris 12th When? March 29-July 31 2017 From Hayao Miyazaki to Steven Speilberg, cinema lovers of all ages will have the chance to reminisce on their childhood memories of the big screen through a blend of showings, talks, workshops and interactive tours.
Your child – and by this we are referring to a huge age bracket – as whether they are 4 or well into adolescence, they probably still do somersaults in their bedroom re-enacting Batman and ripping down curtains for Superman capes. In order to calm these rather mad antics, why not take them to "The Art of DC - The dawn of Superheroes" at the Ludique Art museum, where the entire team from DC comics is on show Hardcore fans will be pleased to know that they are nearly all there, with particular focus on some favourites. Starting with Superman, from one of the original cartoon covers, we go in chronological order through to action and detective comics. Accompanied throughout by original soundtracks of the DC films and series, one strolls from room to room and therefore universe-to-universe. After Superman, comes Gotham City’s great protector, Batman. By adopting black as his signature colour, it shows that virtue and courage must be practised in the dark. These socio-political insights make this exhibition more than just a simple display of 250 original and beautiful pieces of artwork. Let's not forget the greatly fantasised ‘Bat-Mobile’ and the gallery of super villains from The Joker to The Penguin, or Catwoman and Mr. Freeze. It's easy to become fixated in front of the television listening to the exciting interviews from DC creators such as cartoonist Jim Lee, and the director of the Batman trilogy, Christopher Nolan. The drawback is that Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn, tw
André Derain 1904 - 1914. La décennie radicale (the radical decade) is the complete title of this exhibition which brings a fresh look at the work of this 20th century artist. Looking over this decade where the painter took part in some of the most radical avant garde movements, the exhibition brings together some exceptional pieces including the festive Bateaux à Collioure and larger compositions featuring dancers and bathers.
Beautiful France... bringing together nearly a thousand prints, this exhibition is an ode to the country and its ample and varied landscapes. A panoramic view allowing us to discover France through the eye of 160 contemporary photographers, Paysage français speaks to the French patrimony and those who inhabit it, while proposing new ways of living.
This retrospective, bringing together around 100 pieces from around the world, is one of the most anticipated of the year. César Baldaccini is, without a doubt, one of the greatest artists of his time, a major figure of New Realism and modern art icon thanks to his compacted works. And whose most famous sculpture is found in the hands of the best French actors every year...