This is it! 2018 is Michael Jackson’s year since after stopping by London National Portrait Gallery between June and October 2018, an exhibition dedicated to him comes to Paris, France, and more precisely at the Grand Palais from November 23, 2018 to February 17, 2019. An event to celebrate his birthday, since he would have been 60 years old this year.
An exhibition entitled – for now – Michael Jackson: On The Wall (the title may change) and should normally returns on the singer’s huge career and the artists he influenced through his work. A temporary title in tribute to his fifth solo album produced in 1979 by Quincy Jones.
Speaking of Michael Jackson’s influence on music and art, visitors can discover works of forty artists who have been touched and inspired by the man: from David LaChapelle to Andy Warhol, without forgetting Marvin Gaye Chetwynd or even Rashid Johnson. They all have been influenced by the artist in their own art field. Drawing, painting, sculpture, photographs or videos... As many materials used to highlight this art icon displayed at the GRand Palais in chronological order and enabling visitors to "follow his transformation, from a genius young man to a worlwide legend". An exhibition that will then tour Europe, stopping by Bonn in Germany and even Espoo in Finland.
Credits: ©David LaChapelle, Courtesy of the artist
From 23 November 2018 to 14 February 2019
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower
75008 Paris 8
M° Champs-Elysées Clemenceau
Tarif réduit: 9 €
Plein tarif: 12 €
Tarif Tribu (4 personnes dont 2 de 16-25 ans): 33 €
Ouvert du jeudi au lundi de 10h à 20h, le mercredi jusqu'à 22h. Fermé le mardi. Ouverture de la billleterie le 18 juin 2018.
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