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 ! Exhibition – Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946)

Léon Spilliaert was a man of troubling solitude and infinite perspectives. Drawing on metaphysical questions and Flemish culture, he surprises and mystifies with his uncategorisable works, inventing a symbolism of inner darkness that has marked Belgian art.He was inspired by the pictorial works of …


New ! Exhibition – Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)

The English illustrator and engraver Aubrey Beardsley died aged twenty five. Yet his career was no less prolific.He received his first major commission at he age of twenty: the illustration of the Le Morte d’Arthur by Thomas Malory. His work quickly became known through publications. His creations for …