A hodgepodge exhibit of random works curated by art historian Jean-Hubert Martin.
With no apparent chronology, overarching theme or logical route from one piece to the next, this surprising exhibit really is a ‘carambolage’ (literally a ‘pile-up’) of random works of art. Sampled from across different genres, mediums and epochs, and taking in big names like François Boucher and Annette Messager, the exhibit is a joyous mix of 150 creations apparently selected according to their deeper ‘poetic affinities’. It no doubt all made sense in the mind of renowned art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin at some profound level, so come down and try to make sense of it yourself – you never know, you may come away enlightened.
TRANSLATION: HUW OLIVER