There are 10 TOP exhibitions in Paris this winter I really don’t want to miss.
Winter is the right time to reacquaint with the galleries and catch up on what’s happening in the Parisian art world.
I don’t know about you, I have the best intentions when visiting to catch the latest shows but oftentimes don’t quite make it. This winter my girls and I have made a list of the ones we must see.
Have we forgotten any? xv
The Top 10 Exhibitions in Paris This Winter
‘Rembrant in Confidence’
Recognised as the master of Dutch Art in the 17th Century, Rembrant’s collections offer an intimate display of his life, his creative process and his artistic progression. Through the display of 20-30 paintings, the Jacquemart- Andre Museum invites you to explore the many facets of the artist’s inner circle.
Jacquemart-Andre Museum ~ 16th September 2016 – 23rd January 2017 ~ 158 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France
‘Magritte – The Treachery of Images’
The Centre Pompidou opens its doors this winter to all Rene Magritte admirers. ‘The Treachery of Images’ devotes itself to the reoccurring motifs in Magritte’s art; fire, shadows, curtains, words and the fragmented body.
Centre Pompidou ~ 21st September – 23rd January 2017 ~ Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France
‘Picasso/Giacometti; A Dialogue Between Two Masters’
Channel your European Ego this winter and visit the Musee de Picasso. Exploring the relationship between the Swiss and Spanish artists, this exhibition features the rich collections of Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, arguably the most influential artists of the 20th century.
Musee Picasso Paris ~ 4th October 2016 – 5th February 2017 ~ 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris, France
‘Bouchardon; A Sublime Idea of Beauty’
This season the Musee Du Louvre is proud to pay tribute to Edme Bouchardon. Known as the ‘sculptor to the king’, Bouchardon’s elegant sculptures promise to astound its audience with its exclusive collection. The exhibition assures to deliver an engaging aesthetic sure to enthuse all art lovers.
Musee Du Louvre ~ 14th September 2016 – 5th December 2017 ~ 75001 Paris, France
‘Avedon’s France: Old World, New Look’
Discover the genius behind infamous fashion photographer Richard Avedon in this beautifully curated exhibition. ‘Old World, New Look’ offers an intriguing insight into the affections of Avedon and his love of beauty. Complete with Audrey Hepburn and Coco Chanel, this is a must see for all fashion admirers.
Bibliothèque Nationale de France ~ 8th October 2016 – 26th February 2017 ~ Quai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris, France
‘Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection’
An impressive 130 works of art are currently being displayed at Fondation Louis Vuitton this winter, playing homage to Russian Visionary Sergei Shchukin. The collection includes detailed exploration of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements by taking a modern approach with the use of video installations.
Fondation Louis Vuitton ~ 22nd October 2016 – 20th February 2017 ~ 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris, France
‘American Painting in the 1930’s: The Age of Anxiety’
Unveiling the forefront behind the 20th Century art movement, ‘The Age of Anxiety’ reflects on the up rise of modernist art in 1930’s society. Visit the exhibition to be utterly enthralled by the generous collection featuring the likes of Georgia O’Keefe and Marsden Hartley.
Musee De L’Orangerie ~ 12 October 2016 – 30th January 2017 ~ Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris, France
The Petit Palais astounds yet again this winter by offering an empowering tribute to Anglo-Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. In attempt to retrace his life, the collection of photographs, manuscripts and drawings will certainly awaken the passionate literature-lover in you.
Petit Palias ~ 19th October 2016 – 15th January 2017 ~ Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, France
‘Rojer Tallon, Motion Design’
French pioneer Rojen Tallon is delicately depicted in the newest tribute by the Museum of Decorative Arts. The collection plays homage to French designer through the display of the personally emotional works as donated by Tallon before his death in 2011. The exhibition promises to challenge and provoke through its heavily characteristic collection.
Les Arts Decoratif ~ 8th September 2016 – 8th January 2017 ~ 107, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
‘Not Afraid of Love: Maurizio Cattelan’
Visit the very humorous, tongue-and-cheek fuelled exhibition of Maurizio Cattelan this winter at the Monnaie De Paris. Offering a spiritual and psychological approach to his work, the Italian artist explores all in this cleverly curated exhibition, complete with hilarious portraits to brighten up you day.
Monnaie De Paris ~ 21st October 2016 – 18Th January 2017 ~ 11 Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris, France
the top ten exhibitions in paris this winter, megan goodey
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