Georges Braque Ends in 28 days: 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.
Félix Vallotton — Le feu sous la glace Ends in about 1 month: 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.
Raymond Depardon — Un moment si doux Ends in 2 months: 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 Dynamo — Un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l’art 1913-2013 Past: April 10 → July 22 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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