The 6 exhibitions to finally see!

Expos Paris Deconfinement

The museums have started to reopen! Hurray: the season of art shows is finally once again declared officially open … The cherry on the cake with social distancing rules and the absence of tourists? The possibility of being able to enjoy exhibitions in very, very small committee, as though you have privatized the museum all to yourself. Think of booking your places and the slot ahead of time—it’s obligatory.

The museums have started to reopen! Hurray: the season of art shows is finally once again declared officially open … The cherry on the cake with social distancing rules and the absence of tourists? The possibility of being able to enjoy exhibitions in very, very small committee, as though you have privatized the museum all to yourself. Think of booking your places and the slot ahead of time—it’s obligatory.

Harper’s Bazaar, First fashion magazine at MAD

For whom? True fashionistas.

Once again, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is showcasing a superb exhibition dedicated to good taste with the historical scenography of the American magazine Harper’s Bazaar. The glossy that followed the eras, wars and the digital revolution constantly linked fashion and the world of arts in general by collaborating with Lindbergh, Warhol, Picasso or Dalí, offering a perennial legitimacy. One rediscovers with delight the most handsome creations of Jeanne Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Cristobal Balenciaga as well as Karl Lagerfeld in a highly couture retrospective. Chic, chic, chic!

On line ticketing. Until the 3rd of January 2021 at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle at the Fondation Cartier

For whom? Chic and eco-friendly art buffs.

Back to the Fondation Cartier with the largest exhibition ever dedicated to the engaged Brazilian photographer and activist Claudia Andujar. The artist dedicated her work to defend the rights of the Yanomami Indians and the forest where they live. Food for thought. Dispossessed of their lands where speculators uproot minerals, wood or wild animals, without access decent sanitary assistance, the doomed situation of this tribe brilliantly echoes to sanitary catastrophe of Covid in a metaphysical and sustainable reflexion on the species.

On line ticketing Until the 13th of September at the Fondation Cartier

Cézanne and the great masters at the Musée Marmottan Monet

For whom? Al those eternally mesmerized by Impressionism.

Welcome in the temple of Claude Monet which is showcasing an exhibition dedicated to the father of modern painting: Cézanne, the artist who never left Provence. At the time, remote working was already a possibility. Yet the exhibition puts in perspective the work of the Aix-en-Provence master facing many other great masters who influenced him (Bassano, El Greco, Giordano, Poussin…) who inspired the artist from Aix to reinvent painting, even though he never went to Italy or Spain in his lifetime! An incredible history lesson...

On line ticketing. Until the 3rd of January 2021 at the Musée Marmottan

Hearts at the Musée de la Vie Romantique

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For whom? 2.0. romantics

And what if romanticism was the new cool? Such is the purpose of this contemporary art venue which allows 40 artists to provide a new vision of romanticism and interrogate the heart representation in all different shapes. The result is beautiful works, sometimes kitsch and funny, but never heavy, from Sophie Calle to Pierre & Gilles including Niki de Saint-Phalle, Annette Messager or Jean-Michel Othoniel. A perfect arty stroll before sitting in the secret garden for brunch.

On line ticketing. Until the 31st of July at the Musée de la Vie Romantique

The Strange Tales of N.H. Jacobsen at the Musée Bourdelle

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For whom? Fans of Game of Thrones.

Another marvellous occasion to infiltrate the prettiest museum in Paris, a poetic house with a garden in the area of Montparnasse where sculptor Bourdelle installed his workshops. Dedicated to the Danish sculptor Niels Hansen Jacobsen (1861-1841), the exhibition makes you dive into a tale worthy of Lord of the Rings… Its universe, stamped with a taste for the bizarre, the ambiguous, even the macabre— a “worrying strangeness”, to quote Sigmund Freud. His sculptures renew with Nordic mythology, Scandinavian legends and the fanciful universe of Andersen’s fairy tales.

On line ticketing. Until the 26th of July at the Musée Bourdelle

Ulla von Brandenburg at the Palais de Tokyo

© Victoria Tanto

For whom? Ultra-trendy Parisiennes.

This monumental and total exhibition is signed by the star German artist at the Palais de Tokyo. Here, Ulla von Brandenburg finally has enough room to express her radical work inspired by theatre, psychoanalysis and sociology. Sculptures, dance performances, films, photos: the German artist uses all the tools to display this tale like a rite of passage, a spooky ethnology. Indeed, here the artist films a “micro-society, as though it were the last of its species, testifying to its functioning, its values, but also its capacity to change and open up towards the outside.

On line ticketing. Until the 20th of September at the Palais de Tokyo

Also go back to check out the Louboutin exhibition at Porte Dorée.

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