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Art exhibitions in Paris in 2023
March 30, 2023
Les ors d’Yves Saint Laurent
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Yves Saint Laurent’s first collection under his own name, this exhibition focuses on the golden thread that ran throughout his prestigious career. Come and be dazzled by haute couture gowns, elegant accessories and eye-catching jewellery. Highlights include David Bailey’s images of Yves Saint Laurent’s 1966 autumn/winter collection, starring Catherine Deneuve.
Until May 14
Musée Yves Saint Laurent
5 avenue Marceau, 75116
As a painter, mixed media sculptor, writer and teacher, Faith Ringgold was a major figure in American feminist art. Through her expressive work, her influence continues to be felt in relation to issues surrounding the civil rights struggles and those of Black Lives Matter. Through one woman’s unique reinterpretations of modern art history, including Picasso and his ‘Demoiselles d’Avignon’, this body of work makes an impactful impression.
Until July 2
5 rue de Thorigny, 75003
Basquiat x Warhol. À quatre mains
This vibrant exhibition showcases the collaborative work of the pioneering American street artist and the leading artist of the pop-art movement. Together they created a huge body of work, which is jointly signed, alongside individual pieces and works by other innovative artists of the 1980’s New York art scene.
From April 4 until August 28
Fondation Louis Vuitton
8 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
Paul Klee, peindre la musique
Music played a fundamental role throughout Paul Klee’s life and was crucial to his creative process as an artist. In this immersive exhibition both passions take centre stage, providing a feast for the senses. Set to the music of Mozart’s Magic Flute, enter an imaginary place of colourful geometric splendour.
Until January, 2024
Atelier des Lumières Paris
38 rue Saint-Maur, 75011
Van Gogh à Auvers-sur-Oise
Looking at the art Van Gogh produced during the last two months leading up to his death, this substantial collection of paintings and drawings focuses on his time in Auvers-sur-Oise. The most well-known piece from this intense period of creativity is ‘Le Docteur Paul Gachet, L’église d’Auvers-Sur-Oise’, which has all the hallmarks of Van Gogh at his finest.
From October 3, 2023 until January 28, 2024
1 rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007
Iris van Herpen
Over at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is a glorious retrospective of the avant-garde Dutch fashion designer, Iris van Herpen. Known for her combination of craftsmanship and invention, van Herpen’s work is evidence of her collaborations with other great minds. Her forward-thinking work merges fashion with design and science, and can be appreciated throughout this extensive collection of dresses.
From November 29, 2023 to April 28, 2024
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107 rue de Rivoli, 75001
The original palace hotel in the heart of historic Paris, Le Meurice with its splendid newly-restored rooms and suites is the very epitome of quiet elegance and is alive with the artist's soul of wit and magic.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée
True to its extraordinary city, Hôtel Plaza Athénée is no ordinary hotel. Here, on the prestigious avenue Montaigne, the tree-lined boulevard of French fashion, our hotel proudly offers guests the very best of Paris.
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