5 EXHIBITIONS TO SEE IN THE MARAIS
Although the holidays may be drawing to a close, summer isn’t over yet. There’s still time to wander about and enjoy the cultural events that the Marais district has to offer. As far as exhibitions go, look no further!
Christian Dior, the designer of dreams
To celebrate 70 years since the creation of fashion house Dior, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs invites you to come discover not only the world of the famous designer but also of those that came before him. The exhibition displays historic documents never before shown to the public (atelier paintings, fashion photographs, handwritten letters, etc.), alongside a selection of over 300 haute couture dresses.
Musée des Arts Décoratif, 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 – Until 7th January – Full price entrance: 11 euros
David Hockney retrospective
You can admire the scintillating retrospective of the iconic David Hockney at the Pompidou Centre. In honour of 80 years of the contemporary artist, his multiple facets will be on display: paintings, drawings, engravings, photographs and many other art forms will immerse you in his rich and colourful universe.
Georges Pompidou Centre, Place Beaubourg 75004, Paris – Until 23rd October 2017 – Full price entrance: 14 euros
« Travaux de dames? » (Women’s work?) exhibition
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs hosts this wonderful exhibition that showcases women, their emancipation and their breakthrough into the artistic world. There you can discover the art of women who knew how to assert themselves and break through, including stylist Hélène Henry, designer Charlotte Perriand and artist Janine Janet.
Musée des Arts Décoratif, 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 – Until 17th September 2017 – Full price entrance: 11 euros
Animer le paysage – Sur la piste des vivants (“Animating the landscape – On the trail of the living”)
An exhibition as artistic as it is philosophical, leading a world where landscape is no longer mere contemplation but a field of interactions. At the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, you can come to observe and understand this new perspective on the relationship between man and nature.
Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, 60 rue des Archives Hôtel de Guénégaud ,75003 Paris – Until 17th September 2017 – Full price entrance: 8 euros
10 years of the Guerlain prize
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the drawing prize created by the Contemporary Art Foundation of Daniel and Florence Guerlain, the Georges Pompidou Centre proposes an exhibition of the various winners and nominees since the prize’s creation.
Georges Pompidou Centre, Place Beaubourg 75004, Paris – Until 11th September 2017 – Full price entrance: 14 euros