Last day ! Contemporary Interpretations in the Musée d’Orsay – Some Black Parisians. Glenn Ligon

The artwork Some Black Parisians consists of 12 large scale neons which highlight the names of some of the models, performers and writers who appear in important French works of art from the 19th and early 20th centuries.While some of these figures are well known to the general public (Josephine Baker …


Last day ! Exhibition – Black models

Taking a multi-disciplinary approach that combines the history of art and the history of ideas, this exhibition explores aesthetic, political, social and racial issues as well as the imagery unveiled by the representation of black figures in visual arts, from the abolition of slavery in France (1794) …


Last few days ! Contemporary Interpretations in the Musée d’Orsay – Some Black Parisians. Glenn Ligon

The artwork Some Black Parisians consists of 12 large scale neons which highlight the names of some of the models, performers and writers who appear in important French works of art from the 19th and early 20th centuries.While some of these figures are well known to the general public (Josephine Baker …


Last few days ! Exhibition – Black models

Taking a multi-disciplinary approach that combines the history of art and the history of ideas, this exhibition explores aesthetic, political, social and racial issues as well as the imagery unveiled by the representation of black figures in visual arts, from the abolition of slavery in France (1794) …


New ! Contemporary Interpretations in the Musée d’Orsay – Yan Pei-Ming, A Burial in Shanghai

When he arrived in France in 1980, aged twenty, Yan Pei-Ming immediately headed to Ornans, Gustave Courbet’s territory. Thirty-nine years later, considered one of the most masterful painters of our time, he was inspired by A Burial at Ornans, a masterpiece of realism, to create A Burial in Shanghai, …


New ! Contemporary Interpretations in the Musée d’Orsay – Christodoulos Panayiotou, Dying on Stage

In this work specifically designed for the Musée d’Orsay, and echoing the exhibition ‘Degas at the Opera’, the Cypriot artist Christodoulos Panayiotou (born in 1978 in Limassol) combines the performance Dying on Stage with an exhibition that questions the relationship to time within the museum …