Art, Visit & Exhibition

Exhibitions to see right now in Paris

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"Frida, beyond appearances" at the Palais Galliera

The most anticipated exhibition of the season continues until March 5, 2023 au Galliera Palace. "Frida, beyond appearances" celebrates the life of Frida Kahlo, Mexico's most famous artist. For the first time in France, you will be able to admire 200 objects borrowed from the Casa Azul, the house where Frida was born and raised. This exhibition will feature clothing, correspondence, accessories and other cosmetics, as well as ethnic dresses, pre-Hispanic gold and silver jewelry. Discover Frida Kahlo like you've never seen! This colorful exhibition reflects the personality of themexican artist.

Or: Palais Galliera, 10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbia, 75116 Paris.

When: From September 15, 2022 to March 5, 2023.

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“Monet – Mitchell” at the Louis Vuitton Foundation

The Louis Vuitton Foundation presents an exhibition that puts the works of Claude Monet et Joan mitchell. This immersive journey into the work of these great artists, who marked their era, is in partnership with the Musée Marmottan Monet.

This exhibition, which shows for the first time in France the major works of these two giants of Impressionism, brings together 36 works by Monet et Mitchell's 80. The Vuitton Foundation offers a cross-reference between modern and contemporary art showing the similarities between these two artists from different eras. The works, large format and colorful, can be admired on 4 floors. The visit begins with a retrospective by Joan Mitchell in the basement.

Or : The Vuitton Foundation, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris.
When : From October 5, 2022 to February 27, 2023.

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"Serge Gainsbourg, The exact word" at the Public Information Library of the Center Pompidou 

The exhibition proposed by the BPI of the Center Pompidou celebrates the relationship between Serge Gainsbourg, enigmatic and emblematic songwriter of his generation, and words. Famous for his music influenced by many authors, such as Huysmans and Baudelaire, and for his character strongly impregnated withvarious influences between poetry and literature, this exhibition will highlight for the first time manuscripts by Gainsbourg as well as a selection of works chosen from his personal library.

Or: Public Information Library, Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris.

When: From January 25 to May 8, 2023.

Free admission

“Before the storm” at the Bourse du Commerce

The Trade Exchange welcomes a new artistic season with "Before the Storm". An exhibition of the Pinault collection which brings together 15 contemporary artists. The works, films and installations presented question the importance of taking ecological awareness and the impact of climate change on seasons and nature.

Or: Bourse du Commerce, 2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris.

When: From February 8 to September 11, 2023. 

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“On the roads of Samarkand – Wonders of silk and gold”

at the Institute of the Arab World

THEArab World Institute presents a superb exhibition “On the roads of Samarkand”.

It will present a collection of unique works representative ofUzbek identity, ranging from the XNUMXth century to the beginning of the XNUMXth century. The collection includes sumptuous chapan coats, accessories embroidered with gold from the court of the emir, silver horse harnesses set with turquoises, precious suzani embroidered hangings, carpets, silk ikats, jewelry and costumes from the nomadic culture as well as 15 oriental paintings.

This retrospective showcases the revival of handcrafted marvels exhibited for the first time outside of Uzbekistan museums. You can admire several hundred exceptional pieces made at the end of the XNUMXth century. Get ready to immerse yourself in the history and ancestral know-how of a fascinating country through almost 300 unreleased pieces on more than 1100 m² of exhibition space.

Or : the Arab World Institute, 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris.
When : From November 23, 2022 to June 4, 2023.

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“Kimono” at the Quai Branly Museum

Le Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac, proposes “KIMONO”. With nearly 200 models, kimono-inspired clothing and associated objects, this single exhibition offers a great opportunity to discover this garment from Japan with a major influence.

The exhibition traces the history of the kimono since the Edo period (1603 -1868) and also shows how this traditional clothes is constantly changing. Source of inspiration in contemporary and global fashion, the kimono seduces young designers as well as fashion designers from Paul Poiret to John Galliano. Its influence also extends to the cinema and the artistic scene with in particular the model of Alexander McQueen for Björk or that of Jean Paul Gaultier for Madonna.

Much more than one instructive dive in the universe of this unique garment, “KIMONO” stands out as one more opportunity to dream of Japan! In addition to the guided tours, storytelling tours and a “Japanese silhouettes” workshop will be offered for children from 6 years old.

Or: Quai Branly Museum, 37 Quai Jacques Chirac, 75007 Paris

When: Until May 28, 2023



Fragile Colossi – Michel Bassompierre

From February 1 to March 31, 2023, the Comité Haussmann Paris, which brings together the main brands and cultural institutions of the Haussmann district, has partnered with the Galeries Bartoux to offer this beautiful open-air exhibition « FRAGILE COLOSSICS ».

The exhibition is located in the Quartier Haussmann, close to the department stores and the Opéra Garnier. Admire them 10 monumental works of the animal sculptor Michel Bassompierre.

This exhibition is sponsored by the primatologist Sabrina Krief and the actor and director Jacques weber. The monumental sculptures of bears and gorillas represent endangered species. This exhibition aims to awareness of beauty, recalling the fragility of the living world.

Free exhibition.

Or: Boulevard Haussemann, 75008 Paris

When: From February 1 to March 31, 2023


Marine New

The residence Art and Sciences of the City of Sciences and industry announced the selection for its next edition 2023. The Galerie de la Cité will be invested by the artist's works Marine Nouvel from March to October 2023. The first edition conducted with the artist-researcher Grégory Chatonsky was a real success. The one-year residency is accompanied by a creation grant. It is aimed at artists interested in scientific and technological questions. This exhibition thus offers an opportunity for the public of the Cité des Sciences to discover science through the eyes of contemporary artists. Since 2018, the artist Marine Nouvel has continued to explore her work through various residencies and exhibitions. Over time, Marine Nouvel's artistic practice has evolved to become more personal and engaged. By highlighting its relationship with the body, parasites, carnal desire and symbiosis between man and the plant world. These themes have thus guided his work in performances, installations and sculptures.

The Modesty of Fungi - City of Science and Industry – 30 Av. Corentin Cariou, 75019 Paris - From March to October 2023



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