A wonderful way to declare your love to the French capital… The Musée de Montmartre dedicates an exhibition to artist Raoul Dufy and one of his favorite themes, called Le Paris de Dufy and to discover from May 19, 2021. A retrospective aiming at showing and studying Paris as a subject for his works, subject never treated by other museums so far as for this multi-faceted artist’s work.
An exhibition organized with the exceptional help of Centre Pompidou, in partnership with Mobilier National, Manufacture des Gobelins, Manufacture de Beauvais, and Manufacture de la Savonnerie. In all, 200 works of art are presented to visitors, created between 1898 and 1953, including paintings, furniture, and even documents, each one of them representing the Paris that inspired Dufy so much.
A wonderful, rich exhibition, very complete, with many works of art, far from being miserly when it comes to present paintings and other pieces of furniture displayed. One discovers a whole new facet of the artist, discreet lover of Paris, and yet to prolific on the matter, through paintings, posters, furniture, and other materials. Works with explosive colors catching one's eye, making of this exhibition a must-see ot discover when lockdown is lifted if you love Paris and Raoul Dufy.
Montmartre and the first Parisian studios, the Eiffel Tower, the Pantheon, the Invalides, the Opéra area, the Seine, the Marne, and even Paris mundane parties… As many fascinating topics that made the legend of the fantasized Paris. this is also a tribute to the one who inhabited one of the studios set at 12 rue Cortot, where the Musée de Montmartre now stands, then, another studio at 5 impasse Guelma from 1911, a place that saw many masterpieces being created including several one of them displayed in this exhibition.
A wonderful occasion to discover the Paris of painters from the early 20th century.
Dates and Opening Time
From 19 May 2021 to 2 January 2022
Musée de Montmartre
12, rue Cortot
75018 Paris 18
Enfants (moins de 10ans): Free
Jeunes (10-17ans): €7
Tarif Etudiants (18-25ans): €10
Plein tarif: €13
Ouvert du mercredi au dimanche de 11h à 18h