We knew his cult films, like Beauty and the Beast, his wild love stories with Radiguet or Jean Marais, the general public is less aware of his marvelous production of drawings…
These sketches are on exhibit in the framework of the retrospective organized by Galerie Bert commemorating 50 years since the death of the artist.
From the portrait of his friend Picasso to the preparatory drawings of his mural creations, including nymphs, unicorns, mermaids and other mythological creations, the evolution of his work is to be discovered through 60 drawings with his characteristic pencil line.
We like: dwelling in the enchanted universe of the one who inspired great names of contemporary art starting by Andy Warhol himself.
Good news for fans, Roche Bobois has edited decorating and design objects in homage to Cocteau.
Jean Cocteau, Until 31 January 2014
Open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm