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Main exhibitions in Paris in 2013


Despite a decrease of subsidies in 2013, greatest museums of Paris announce to maintain their programming, expecting to be, once more, rich and various ! Find out below the main exhibitions planned in 2013 (Source : AFP)


  • Le Centre Pompidou announces not to cut in its programming for 2013, what was yet considered few week ago. From July 3rd to November 4 will take place the retrospective dedicated to the American Roy Lichtenstein, one of the most important Pop-Art artist.


  • Another American artist exhibited in Paris in 2013 : Keith Haring at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Artist and militant of the 80’s, the exhibition will show the “politic” side of Keith Haring artistic process.


  • Another expected exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg : « Chagall, entre guerre et paix » (Chagall, Between war and peace). It will mainly show masterpieces of Chagall made during his exile in the United-States while the second world war (21st february – 24th July).


  • Le Grand Palais will show off many great exhibitions in 2013. It will house a retrospective about the cubist painter Georges Braque (September 18 – January 13), another one dedicated to Felix Vallotton (painter and sculptor – october 2 – January 20) and a big exhibition about perception and vision of abstract art, called “Dynamo” (April 10 – July 22).


  • At L’orangerie, the exhbition dedicated to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera will finally take place, after its cancellation in 2011 for political reasons (a disagreement between France and Mexico). Called “L’art en fusion”, il will show off the masterpieces of both artists together (October 9th 2013 – January 13th 2014).


  • Only the musée d’Orsay cancelled a planned exhibition, “l’art réaliste en Europe, de Rosa Bonheur à Staline (Realistic Art in Europe, from Rosa Bonheur to Staline), because of a lack of Russian works. On the other hand, « l’ange du bizarre » (Angel of bizarre, March 5 – June 9), displaying 200 works crowded of demons and witches made, amongst other artists, by Goya or Max Ernst, will occur.

  • At the Louvre, Germany will be in the spotlight with “German Art from 1800 to 1939” (March 28 – June 24th), and will dedicate a new exhibition to contemporary art with the Italian Artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, figure of Arte povera movement (April 25 – September 2).


Which one are you going to see ?

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