Archives Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso — 1887-1918 Past: April 20 → July 18 Two hundred and fifty works by Amadeo and his close friends Modigliani, Brancusi and the Delaunay couple are brought together in this exhibition, which is the first major retrospective devoted to the Portuguese artist since 1958.
Archives Seydou Keïta Past: March 31 → July 11 Seydou Keïta (1921-2001) is today considered as one of the greatest photographers of the second half of the 20th century. The importance given to his subjects, his command of composition and light and the inventivity of his subject matter led him to great success.
Archives Carambolages Past: March 2 → July 4 185 œuvres d’art, issues d’époques, de styles et de pays différents, sont présentées dans un parcours conçu comme un jeu de dominos, où chaque œuvre induit la suivante par une association d’idées ou de formes.
Archives Picasso.Mania Past: October 7, 2015 → February 29, 2016 The exhibition at the Grand Palais takes a simultaneously chronological and thematic approach to the critical and artistic highlights of Picasso’s career and the myth that gradually built up around his name. The great stylistic phases and emblematic works by Pablo Picasso are put alongside contemporary creations.
Archives Lucien Clergue — Les premiers albums Past: November 14, 2015 → February 15, 2016 Famed for his photographs of female nudes during the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s, it is a different kind of poetics which remains the core of Clergue’s work. This exhibition chronicles this in an original way, offering a reduced, reorganised reading of his work within a new hierarchy.
Archives Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun — 1755-1842 Past: September 23, 2015 → January 11, 2016 This first retrospective devoted to the works of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun presents an artist whose life stretched from the reign of Louis XV to that of Louis-Philippe (one of the most eventful and turbulent periods in European and above all French history of modern times).
Archives Nuit Blanche — 2015 Past: October 3 → 4, 2015 For the occasion of the 14th edition of Nuit Blanche on Saturday 3 October, Slash has put together its own selection of spectacular and alternative events not to miss out on.
Archives Jean Paul Gaultier Past: April 1 → August 3, 2015 Jean Paul Gaultier started out in the ready-to-wear business in 1976 before founding his own haute couture house in 1997. The press called him the “enfant terrible” of the fashion world from his first shows in the 1970s and he is undeniably one of the most important designers of recent decades.
Archives Velázquez Past: March 25 → July 13, 2015 Although still one of the world’s most famous artists, no monographic exhibition in France has ever shown Velazquez’s genius to the public. The rarity of his paintings and their legitimate concentration in the Prado Museum make it particularly difficult to organise a retrospective. However that was the challenge taken up by the Louvre and the Grand Palais.
Archives Icônes américaines — Chefs-d’œuvre du San Francisco Museum of Modern Art et de la collection Fisher Past: April 8 → June 22, 2015 This exhibition presents 49 emblematic works from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and the Fisher collection.
Archives Lumière ! — Le cinéma inventé Past: March 27 → June 14, 2015 On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the invention of the cinematograph, the Institut Lumière has organised an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to the flagship inventions of the Lyon-based pioneers of cinema, Louis and Auguste Lumière.
Archives Haïti — Deux siècles de création artistique Past: November 19, 2014 → February 15, 2015 This exhibition focuses on Haitian art from the 19th century to the present day. Constructed around a core of contemporary works, some produced especially for the event, it presents the highlights of Haitian art history non-chronologically and takes a fresh look at an art form which is still mostly unknown in France.
Archives Niki de Saint Phalle Past: September 17, 2014 → February 2, 2015 This retrospective — the first large scale exhibition devoted to Niki de Saint Phalle for twenty years — presents every aspect of this artist who was a painter, assembler, sculptor, engraver, performer and experimental cinematographer and profoundly revisits the way in which her work is understood.
Archives Hokusai Past: October 1, 2014 → January 18, 2015 A painter, drawer, and engraver, Hokusai produced thousands of works throughout his long life, the quality of which is matched only by its diversity. The work includes portraits of courtesans or kabuki actors, scenes of daily life, and greetings cards. The exhibition showcases the life and work of this extremely prolific artist.
Archives Bill Viola Past: March 5 → July 21, 2014 With twenty masterly works — hours of video on over thirty screens — Bill Viola at the Grand Palais is one of the largest retrospectives of this artist’s work. Viola sees this exhibition as an inner journey, divided into three phases around major metaphysical questions: Who am I? Where am I? Where am I going?
Archives Robert Mapplethorpe Past: March 26 → July 13, 2014 The exhibition will present over 250 works making it one of the largest retrospective shows for this artist ever held in a museum. It will cover Mapplethorpe’s entire career as a photographer, from the Polaroids of the early 1970s to the portraits from the late 1980s, touching on his sculptural nudes and still lifes.
Archives Raymond Depardon — Un moment si doux Past: November 14, 2013 → February 10, 2014 Colour appeared in the very first images of Raymond Depardon’s oeuvre, which were created when he was 16 years old. Since then, colour has been present through his most important moments: the years discovering photography, the first journeys in Africa, his international reporting, then more recently “un moment si doux” which gives the exhibition it’s title.
Archives Félix Vallotton — Le feu sous la glace Past: October 2, 2013 → January 20, 2014 L’exposition retrace la carrière de Félix Vallotton au travers des thèmes qui l’ont inspiré, comme le portrait, le nu féminin, les scènes du quotidien, les paysages, les natures mortes ou les sujets mythologiques. Sous une apparence banale, lisse et froide des tableaux, le peintre dissimule une réalité trouble, des secrets de la vie intime, des drames et des silences.
Archives Georges Braque Past: September 18, 2013 → January 6, 2014 Georges Braque was a painter, engraver and sculptor, but first, as the founder of cubism and the inventor of pasted papers, one of the leading figures in the avant-garde of the early twentieth century before focusing definitively on methodical, serial exploration of still life and landscape painting, which made him the French painter par excellence.
Archives Dynamo — Un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l’art 1913-2013 Past: April 10 → July 22, 2013 Notions of space, vision and light run through abstract art of the 20th century and interest many world renowned contemporary artists such as Ann Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, John Armleder, Carsten Höller, Philippe Decrauzat, Jeppe Hein, Felice Varini and Xavier Veilhan.
Archives Edward Hopper Past: October 10, 2012 → January 28, 2013 Paintings by Edward Hopper (1882-1967) have the deceptive simplicity of myths, a sort of picture-book obviousness. The exhibition at the Grand Palais seeks to shed light on this complexity, which is an indication of the richness of Hopper’s œuvre.
Archives Bohèmes — De Léonard de Vinci à Picasso Past: September 26, 2012 → January 14, 2013 Journeying through four centuries and some fifteen themes, Bohemias sheds light on a phenomenon which traverses the history of art and society from Leonardo da Vinci to Picasso and still resonates in our contemporary world. Like Puccini’s opera, this exhibition aims to be a popular event, mixing fantasy and gravity, show and melancholy, misery and glory.
Archives La Triennale Past: April 20 → August 26, 2012 As a large contemporary art event whose goal is to highlight current creation in the visual arts in France, La Triennale has become an incontrovertibly essential gathering, actively contributing to reinforce Paris’ position on the international art stage. In 2012, La Triennale constitutes the first major exhibition of the renovated Palais de Tokyo.
Archives Helmut Newton Past: March 24 → July 30, 2012 The exhibition explores the sometimes secret fields of Newton’s provocative work, that tried to capture the beauty, eroticism and humour — even the violence — that he sensed in the social interaction within his familiar worlds. Designed by June Newton and punctuated by quotations from the photographer, it will be on both counts “Newton by Newton”.
Archives Beauté Animale Past: March 21 → July 16, 2012 Ever since the Renaissance, artists and naturalists have observed animals and represented them as accurately as they could. The exhibition shows the close link between art and science, our desire to know about animals and our fascination for their beauty, and brings together a marvellous menagerie, that will mingle the strange and the familiar.
Archives Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso … L’aventure des Stein Past: October 5, 2011 → January 16, 2012 The Steins, an American family, moved to Paris in the early 20th century. They were the first people to buy Matisses and Picassos and they also received the entire avant-garde into their homes and thus built up one of the most astonishing collections of modern art.
Archives Paris Photo Past: November 10 → 13, 2011 For the first time, the Grand Palais is to host Paris Photo. The event features nearly 130 galleries and publishers from throughout the world and offers a unique panorama of 19th century, modern and contemporary photography.
Archives Prix Marcel Duchamp Past: October 20 → 23, 2011 Mircea Cantor est Lauréat du Prix Marcel Duchamp. Après avoir considéré la qualité des œuvres présentées, le choix du jury s’est porté sur Mircea Cantor a indiqué Alfred Pacquement. L’œuvre dense et protéiforme de cet artiste s’empare de phénomènes issus de la société contemporaine dont il propose des représentations symboliques.
Archives Aimé Césaire, Lam, Picasso — Nous nous sommes trouvés Past: March 16 → June 27, 2011 The exhibition, organised as part of 2011 Année des Outre-mer, celebrates the 70th anniversary of the seminal meeting between poet Aimé Césaire and painter Wifredo Lam, who were “instantly taken in by each other” as the poet said and “two brother artists” in the words of the painter.
Archives Anish Kapoor — Monumenta 2011 Past: May 11 → June 23, 2011 Thirty years after his first exhibition in Paris, Monumenta marks Anish Kapoor’s return to the French capital. He is considered as one of the most important sculptors of our time. His work has profoundly enlarged the scope of contemporary sculpture.
Archives Odilon Redon — Prince du Rêve Past: March 23 → June 20, 2011 L’exposition représente une véritable redécouverte de cet artiste. Quelque 180 peintures, pastels, fusains et dessins, dont plusieurs inédits, ainsi qu’un ensemble très important de l’œuvre gravé et lithographié composent un parcours chronologique qui s’attache à mettre en évidence l’évolution stylistique et thématique de Redon.
Archives Nature et idéal — Le paysage à Rome 1600–1650 Past: March 9 → June 6, 2011 A number of the greatest seventeenth-century artists contributed to the emergence of landscape painting, including Annibale Carracci, Adam Elsheimer, Pieter Paul Rubens, Paul Bril, Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin, Gaspard Dughet. The exhibition seeks to show some of their most accomplished works.
Archives Art Paris — Just art ! Past: March 31 → April 3, 2011 ArtParis, the Paris springtime event for the modern and contemporary art market, is returning to the Grand Palais. Some one hundred international exhibitors are being asked to conceive stands that showcase painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, video, installations, etc.
Archives Claude Monet — (1840–1926) Past: September 22, 2010 → January 24, 2011 Gathering nearly two hundred works, this retrospective will surprise, challenge and delight visitors with famous works and less well-known paintings but also with unaccustomed comparisons and new groupings of works seldom seen before.
Archives France 1500 — Entre Moyen Âge et Renaissance Past: October 6, 2010 → January 10, 2011 This exhibition explores a time of unprecedented artistic contact and creative effervescence in France, which many people know little about. It is the first major exhibition devoted to a turning point in French history, in the reigns of Charles VIII (1483-1498) and Louis XII (1498-1515).
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