Art exhibitions in Paris in 2022
August 01, 2022
Cézanne, Lights of Provence
Take an immersive trip into the work of French Impressionist painter, Paul Cézanne. Travel to the heart of his major works for interesting insights into his understanding of colour, light and nature. This is also a great opportunity to admire the exquisite beauty of Aix-en-Provence, which acted as his greatest source of inspiration.
February 18 to January 2, 2023
Atelier des Lumières
38 rue Saint-Maur, 75011
Treasures of the Al Thani Collection
Step back in time over 5,000 years ago to appreciate a series of diverse artworks created across numerous civilisations. The Al Thani Collection, established by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, is on permanent display for the first time at Hôtel de la Marine. Highlights include the ancient carving of an Egyptian royal and a jade wine cup dating back to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.
Until December 31
Hôtel de la Marine
2 place de la concorde, 75008
Shocking ! Les Mondes Surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli
Celebrating the inspiring work of daring Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli, this retrospective shows how her relationship with the Parisian avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s influenced her work. Discover her taste for spectacle, innovative fantasy and an innate sense of femininity in her sophisticated designs, which sit alongside paintings, sculptures, perfumes and photos by her contemporaries, such as Jean Cocteau and Elsa Triolet.
Until January 22, 2023
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107, rue de Rivoli 75001
L’Horizon de Khéops
Take an incredible journey to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world in The Horizon of Khufu, an immersive exhibition running until October. With a virtual guide, you’re transported from Paris to the foot of the tomb of King Khufu through augmented reality, where you can explore beautifully decorated galleries within one of the Great Pyramids.
Until October 2
Institut du Monde Arabe
1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005
Frida Kahlo, Beyond Appearances
Explore the private side of Frida Kahlo’s life through more than 200 objects from Casa Azul, the house where she was born and brought up. This exhibition moves away from the clichés attached to her personality, letting the visitor perceive a visual narrative of the influential artist’s life and understand how she traced and cultivated her image through dress, painting and experiences.
15 September to 31 December
10, avenue Pierre Ier de Serbie, 75116
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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