Discover news from museums and partner institutions of Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale.
From November 10, 2022
to March 5, 2023
Maison de Victor Hugo
Louis Boulanger (1806-1867) was, of all the painters in the Romantic cenacle, the closest to Victor Hugo. His friendship with Alexandre Dumas was equally important in his life. The Museum, which holds more than 190 works by the artist, is the most appropriate place to pay tribute to him and to rediscover him through a monographic exhibition.
From November 11, 2022
to April 2, 2023
The sculptor Ossip Zadkine and the painter Valentine Prax, his wife, spent almost forty years together, from 1928 to 1967, in the house, the studios and the garden of the rue d’Assas. Forty years is precisely the age that the Zadkine Museum is celebrating this year. The museum opened in 1982 in this same place, thanks to Valentine Prax’s bequest.
From October 18, 2022
to March 5, 2023
The exhibition will showcase for the first time, an Egyptian Rodin, inspired by an Egypt he dreamed up, fantasised and then collected.It features Auguste Rodin’s personal collection of Egyptian art, his own sculptures and drawings, as well as archives and photographs. It also evokes the echo of Egyptian art in Rodin’s work, through his research on the representation of the human body
From 14 October 2022
to 19 February 2023
Musée de Montmartre
“Fernande Olivier & Pablo Picasso, in the intimacy of the Bateau-Lavoir” is the first exhibition to focus on Fernande Olivier, a central figure of the Montmartre avant-garde. As a modern woman, model, artist and writer, Fernande Olivier is an inescapable witness of an era and an artistic milieu.
From October 2022
to January 29, 2023
This very first major retrospective in France dedicated to the English painter Walter Sickert put on the spotlight this resolutely modern artist, who chose enigmatic and often perturbing subjects. Poorly represented in French collections, Walter Sickert had a decisive impact on English figurative painting, notably that of Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud.
Until February 26, 2023
Cabinet of drawings from the Condé Museum, Château de Chantilly
The cabinet of drawings from the Condé Museum, Château de Chantilly, invites us to discover the collection of photographs of the Duke of Aumale. From 1875, his emerging interest in photography led him to build up an important collection of photographs of Chantilly before and after its reconstruction.
Until December 31
The Petit Palais presents an original retrospective dedicated to André Devambez, artist of the Belle Époque, with an endearing personality and unbridled humor. Painter, engraver and illustrator, this true jack-of-all-trades, oscillates between serious and light subjects.
Unknown to the general public, André Devambez received all the honors during his lifetime and enjoyed a great reputation.
Until January 23, 2023
Château de Fontainebleau
On the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth of Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), the Château de Fontainebleau highlights, through more than fifty works, the particular link of this artist with “the house of centuries”. This exhibition invites you to rediscover the talent of Rosa Bonheur and reveals the Château de Fontainebleau as the place of memory desired by her friend Anna Klumpke.
Until October 7
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
On the occasion of Asian Spring 2022, twenty-two illustrated books, two triptychs and sixteen prints are currently on display in the library of the Museum of Decorative Arts. Five showcases retracing the history of the Japanese collection show works by artists from different eras and in a variety of styles.
Until October 10
Musée national Jean-Jacques Henner
The general public today knows Jean-Jacques Henner (1829-1905) for his career and his works, now identified and disseminated thanks to the museographic work carried out at the Henner museum, the temporary exhibitions and the publications which have developed over the past twenty years. But behind the artist also hides a man, an individual of the 19th century with his story, his personality and his habits.