Home to some of the world’s greatest museums, Paris has lots to offer in terms of arts and culture. For locals and tourists alike, it can be hard to sort through the myriad of opportunities and places to go. Discover five exhibitions in Paris that are opening this week, from fashion-centric retrospectives to innovative digital technologies on display.
Harper’s Bazaar Retrospective
The famous fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar is having a retrospective at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to showcase 150 years of fashion with photographs, objects, clothing, and magazine articles on display. The impressive retrospective opens just in the middle of Paris Fashion Week – the perfect visit for fashion lovers to catch in between runway shows.
Musée des Arts Décoratifs | February 28-July 5, 2020
Jeremy Shaw: Cathartic Technology
As part of the “Mutations / Créations” program that highlights the intersection of art and technology at the Centre Pompidou, Canadian artist Jeremy Shaw will have his first major museum exhibition. The Berlin based artist is known mostly as a techno DJ and will explore music and the future of humanity throughout an exhibition that crosses various mediums including video, sound, dance, and photography.
Centre Pompidou | February 26-April 20, 2020
Cézanne and the Italian Masters
The Musée Marmottan-Monet places the paintings of Paul Cézanne in context with masterpieces from Italian painters from the 16th to 19th century. Around sixty works in total will be on display, coming together from some of the greatest private and public collections in the world. The exhibition will explore the importance of Latin culture in Cézanne’s work and how he influenced other Italian masters later on.
Musée Marmottan-Monet | February 27-July 5, 2020
Christian Louboutin: L’Exhibition[niste]
Le Palais de la Porte Dorée opens an exciting fashion exhibition this week with the personal collection of internationally renowned shoe designer Christian Louboutin on display. From this week until the end of July, you can get a glimpse into the designer’s striking aesthetic and diverse inspirations. Various collaborations will be shown – some exclusive and never before seen – to showcase the work of one of contemporary fashion’s leading figures.
Le Palais de la Porte Dorée | February 26-July 26, 2020
Monet, Renoir…Chagall: Journeys around the Mediterranean
Showcasing the period of art between Impressionism and Modernism, L’Atelier des Lumières presents the work of twenty masters who captured the spirit of the Mediterranean shores. Among the selection will be the artworks of Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Matisse and Pissarro projected through the innovative digital technology that the space is founded upon. For an exhibition that brings the 19th and 20th centuries into a modern day interpretation, immerse yourself in the light and sound show that brings over 500 paintings to life.
L’Atelier des Lumières | February 28-December 31, 2020