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October 01, 2016
Mars 31, 2017
Japanese traditional craft
PARIS. The exhibition “Densan : Japanese traditional craft” presents about a hundred ceramics, bamboo, glass and wood objects, hand made papers, dolls, textiles, tools, cast iron teapots, lacquer wares and other items. They have been selected by the Densan Association established in 1975 to promote Japanese traditional craft. They are all still used in everyday life, manufactured by hand implementing traditional techniques at least 100 years old and made from materials that have remained unchanged for at least 100 years. Items on display will change every month and craftsmen will come from Japan to share theur know-how. Maison Wa. 8 bis rue Villedo, 75001 Paris. Open Monday to Saturday from noon to 8pm. Admission free. Information :
www.sasenis.com
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December 06, 2016
April 10, 2017
Paint the suburbs
RUEIL-MALMAISON, NEAR PARIS. Featuring nearly 150 paintings and drawings produced between 1850 and 1950, this exhibition focuses on representations of Paris suburbs by artists such as Marquet, Sisley, Daubigny, Gleizes, Jongkind, Caillebotte, Cézanne, Corot, Daubigny, Lhote, Gromaire, Dufy, Picabia and lesser known masters to discover as Eliot or Hervier. Showing the passion for nature of artists thrilled by the idea of painting in the open air, it offers a great diversity of representations ranging from landscapes and leisure activities scenes such as guinguettes and boating on the Marne River or on the Seine River to works depicting stone quarries and industrialization. The visitors are thus able to discover how the Paris suburbs have evolved over this century. Atelier Grognard. 6, avenue du Château de Malmaison, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison. Open daily from 1.30pm to 6pm except on bank holidays. Admission : €6 /€4, free for under 18s and students. Information : 0147141163
www.mairie-rueilmalmaison.fr
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January 31, 2017
November 12, 2017
African routes
PARIS. Through ancient and contemporary art works, religious rituals objects, crafts, ivory and gold pieces this exhibition explains how cultures spread around the African continent following river, land and sea routes. It shows how certain towns became art hubs, how each region and country contributed to the artistic melting pot and how rare resources like ivory, gold and copper helped encourage artisitic exchanges. Musée du Quai Branly. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 9pm. Admission : €10 / €7. Information : 0156617000
www.quaibranly.fr
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February 04, 2017
June 11, 2017
Modernity in Britanny
PONT-AVEN, BRITTANY. Through 92 works by 45 artists, this exhibition looks at the innovative aesthetic styles that developed in Brittany between 1870 and 1920 when many artists moved there and experimented new techniques. It highlights their influences and sources of inspiration. Musée de Pont Aven. Place Julia, 29930 Pont-Aven. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm, from 2pm to 5.30 pm in March. Admission : €7 / €5 Information :
www.museepontaven.fr
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February 22, 2017
May 22, 2017
Vermeer masterpieces
PARIS. Featuring Vermeer greatest masterpieces, the exhibition “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting” also looks at the work of other artists of the Dutch Golden Age such as Gerrit Dou, Gerard ter Borch, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, Gabriel Metsu, Caspar Netscher, and Frans van Mieris. Through comparisons between their paintings, it brings to light Vermeer’s membership of a network of painters specialized in the depiction of everyday life who admired, inspired each other in spite of their rivalry. Louvre Museum. 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris. Open every day except Tuesday from 9am to 6pm, till 9.45pm on Wednesday and Friday. Admission : €15. Information : 0140205317
www.louvre.fr
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Mars 02, 2017
July 23, 2017
Art dealer story
PARIS. Bringing together some sixty or so Modern masterpieces, some of which have never before been shown in France, the exhibition "21 Rue La Boétie" traces the story of Paul Rosenberg, one of the most influential art dealers in the first half of the twentieth century, friend and agent to some of the biggest artists of his day. It presents works by Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, Marie Laurencin and so once shown in his galleries in Paris or New York, or providing a significant insight into the historical and artistic context of the time that saw the emergence of Modern art, and the shift of the international art scene from Paris to New York due to the Second World War. Musée Maillol. 59-61 rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris. Open every day from 10.30am to 6.30pm, till 9.30pm on Friday. Admission : €15 / €13 / €5. Information : 0142225958
www.museemaillol.com
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Mars 03, 2017
June 04, 2017
Blumenfeld exhibition
PARIS. Featuring 170 photographs, some of them never shown before, the exhibition “Studio Blumenfeld New York, 1941-1960” gives a panorama of photographer Erwin Blumenfeld’s work throughout the 40s and 50s when he created iconic fashion imagery and forged a unique style. Photographs on display include new prints of Kodachromes and Ektachromes taken during the mid-20th century and famous commissions such as American Vogue editorials, Chesterfield Cigarette ads and a cover of Grace Kelly for Cosmopolitan. Les Docks, Cité de la Mode et du Design. 24 quai d’Austerlitz, 75013 Paris. Open every day except Tuesday from 11am to 7pm. Admission : €5 / €4. Information :
www.citemodedesign.fr
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