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Universal Exhibition of 1900. Watercolour decorations found

Universal Exhibition of 1900. Watercolour decorations found

From 1 November
to 13 November 2022
Musée des Arts Décoratifs

This exhibition presents large watercolour drawings, recently rediscovered, executed as part of the competition organised in 1895 by the Union centrale des arts décoratifs or Ucad, now Les Arts Décoratifs, to design its pavilion for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. It unveils 25 drawings from the two first-place projects

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Living Forms

Living Forms

From 9 November 2022
to 7 May 2023
Sèvres Manufacture and National Museums

The exhibition Living Forms highlights the links between the mineral world, which comes from the earth, and the world of the living, the organic, animal and vegetable. With nearly 350 works, from Renaissance ceramics to the present day, set against paintings, pieces of silverware or scientific objects it questions our own relationship with living things.

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Le Chic ! Decorative arts and furniture from 1930 to 1960

Le Chic ! Decorative arts and furniture from 1930 to 1960

From 7 October
to 13 November
Mobilier National
Galerie des Gobelins

Gathered together for the first time in an exhibition, nearly 200 works from the collections of the Mobilier National bring to life the essence of French “Chic” through a scenography designed by Vincent Darré.
A revelation of unpublished collections, icons of modernity

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Louis Boulanger, Painter and Dreamer

Louis Boulanger, Painter and Dreamer

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.

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Ossip Zadkine. A life of workshops

Ossip Zadkine. A life of workshops

From November 11, 2022
to April 2, 2023
Musée Zadkine

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.

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Rodin’s Dream of Egypt

Rodin’s Dream of Egypt

From October 18, 2022
to March 5, 2023
Musée Rodin

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

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Fernande Olivier and Pablo Picasso, in the intimacy of the Bateau-Lavoir

Fernande Olivier and Pablo Picasso, in the intimacy of the Bateau-Lavoir

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.

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Walter Sickert. Painting and transgressing

Walter Sickert. Painting and transgressing

From October 2022
to January 29, 2023
Petit Palais

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.

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The duk of Aumale and Chantilly. Photographs from the 19th Century

The duk of Aumale and Chantilly. Photographs from the 19th Century

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.

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André Devambez. Vertigo of the imagination

André Devambez. Vertigo of the imagination

Until December 31
Petit Palais

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.

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