In November 2018, many museums and institutions expect us. To make sure you won’t miss anything, we’ve brought together the best of Parisian arty news.
Major events in November 2018:
Paris Salon de la Photo 2018
From November 8 to 12, 2018, Paris Salon de la Photo is back at the Parc des Expositions in Porte de Versailles. Be ready to discover a new edition full of novelties.
Paris Photo 2018 at the Grand Palais
From November 8 to 18, 2018, Paris Photo 2018 is held at the Grand Palais. This year, the Grand Palais will welcome photography professionals and amateurs so that they can meet and talk in this cultural hotspot in Paris!
Free video art at the Carreau du Temple with Videobox
The Carreau du Temple opens a permanent area dedicated to video art in the Vestiaire 9. It’s Videobox that you can visit for free from September 15 to November 10, 2018. For this year’s edition, free rein is given to the Collectif Le Syndicat Magnifique.
Fine Art Paris, second edition at Carrousel du Louvre
From November 7 to 11, 2018, Carrousel du Louvre welcomes the Fine Arts Paris fair. A new meeting in the Parisian art calendar. Including a wonderful surprise: the catalog is given along with the admission ticket!
The Grand Palais transformed into a life-size factory
The Grand Palais, open for the World Fair 1900, has always been housing all kinds of events, mainly art ones. But this year, a revolution is coming: the Grand Palais will house… a life-size factory! To be discovered for free from November 22 to 25, 2018!
The most awaited exhibitions in November in Paris:
Photographier Paris, the free exhibition at the City Hall
On the occasion of Paris Photo, the City Hall displays the “Photographier Paris” exhibition dedicated to contemporary exhibition. From November 5, 2018 to January 5, 2019, 16 photographers tell us about their Paris, we can’t wait!
Fusillé pour l’exemple, the commemorative exhibition at Paris 2nd arrondissement city hall
Paris 2nd arrondissement city hall set in rue de la Banque displays an exhibition commemorating the centenary of the November 11, 1918 Armistice by focusing on the remembrance of the soldiers shot for the example. To be seen for free from November 5 to 30, 2018.
Illusions, the exhibition at Paris Palais de la Découverte
From November 6, 2018 to August 25, 2019, Paris Palais de la Découverte dedicates an exhibition to illusions. A tour including 40 surprising experiences that will drive you crazy, you’d think your brain couldn’t be tricked this easily and yet…!
Renoir Father and Son. Painting and Cinema at Paris Musée d’Orsay
From November 6, 2018 to January 28, 2019, the Musée d’Orsay will dedicate an exhibition to Renoir Father and Son. Painter Auguste Renoir and filmmaker Jean Renoir, father and son often dialogued as two artists debating about their art!
The Louvre exhibits Baron Campana’s Collection
From October 17, 2018 to January 26, 2019, the Louvre offers a new exhibition by partnering with the State Heritage Museum in Saint Petersburg to display Baron Campana’s collection.
Photography as a weapon of class, the exhibition at Centre Pompidou
Photography as a weapon of class, the free photo exhibition running from November 7, 2018 to February 4, 2019 at Centre Pompidou, will return to the documentary and social photography in France from 1928 to 1936. Popular Front in France, the Spanish War still broadly sum up the idea of commitment during the interwar period.
Prix Carmignac de photojournalisme exhibition at the Cité des Sciences
Awarded the Prix Carmignac de photojournalisme, Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen showcase from November 7 to December 9, 2018 at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie an exhibition called ‘’Arctique : Nouvelle frontière’’ which pictures show the effects of global warming on this region of the North pole.
Momentum, la mécanique de l’épreuve, the JR exhibition at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Famous contemporary artist JR takes over Paris Maison Européenne de la Photographie from November 7, 2018 to February 10, 2019 with a great monographic exhibition called “Momentum, la mécanique de l’épreuve”.
F.C. Gundlach at the Salon de la Photo with the Itinéraires photo exhibition
In 2018, F.C. Gundlach is the special guest of the Salon de la Photo with a photo exhibit, Itinéraires, to be discovered from November 8 to 12, 2018. For this 92-year-old German fashion photographer, it’s a beautiful homage since he’s very attached to Paris. We’ll find 120 very structured fashion pictures.
Demain, le Vaisseau Chimère exhibition at the Galerie des Galeries
Here’s an exhibition likely to delight children and their parents. From November 8, 2018 to January 13, 2019, the Galerie des Galeries displays the “Demain, le Vaisseau Chimère” exhibition by Studio GGSV. All aboard for an imaginary and magical land.
Le Mont Saint-Michel exhibition at the Musée des Plans-Reliefs
In the heart of the Hôtel des Invalides, discover the new exhibition of the Musée des Plans-Reliefs entirely dedicated to the Mont Saint-Michel relief map combining art objects and mixt reality helmet for a very unique tour experience!
Aux armes et caetera, the Gainsbourg exhibition at the Galerie de la Clé
Set in Paris 3rd arrondissement, the Galerie de la Clé dedicates an exhibition to Serge Gainsbourg… Or more exactly to the photographs by Pierre Terrasson capturing the singer in his moments of creation and intimacy. To be seen from November 9 to December 1, 2018.
“Jean-Michel Basquiat – Tokyo 1983” exhibit at the Galerie Patrick Gultknecht
From November 15, 2018 to January 19, 2019, the Galerie Patrick Gultknecht opens its doors to the installation “Jean-Michel Basquiat – Tokyo 1983” by Japanese photographer Yutaka Sakano.
Lévitation, the exhibition by ASTRO at the Galerie LOFT DU 34
The Galerie LOFT DU 34 has the pleasure to welcome artist Astro for his second solo show “LEVITATION” running from November 15 to December 16, 2018 where he will present his new works on canvas, works on illusion and perspective.
Manga ↔ Tokyo, the exhibition at the Grande Halle in la Villette:
From November 29 to December 30, 2018, the Grande Halle in la Villette organizes an exhibition around the interaction between diction and urban environment in Japan, Manga ↔ Tokyo. A plunge into the Japanese capital between fiction and reality as part of the Japonisms 2018 season.
The 15 exhibitions everyone is talking about:
Jōmon, the exhibition at the Maison de la Culture du Japon in Paris:
The Maison de la Culture du Japon in Paris offers, from October 17 to December 8, 2018, an exhibition focusing on the art during the Jōmon period (11,000 years B.C. – 400 years B.C. as part of the Japonisms 2018 season.
L’Epreuve du Temps, Nikos Aliagas exhibitio on the roof of the Grande Arche
The roof of the Grande Arche at La Défense opens its new cultural season with an exhibition dedicated to Nikos Aliagas. L’Epreuve du Temps – Instants Photograhiques, from October 23, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Trésors de Kyoto, the exhibition at the Musée Cernuschi:
From October 26, 2018 to January 27, 2019, Paris Musée Cernuschi offers an exhibition around of the major school of Japanese painting, Trésors de Kyoto, trois siècles de creation Rinpa [Treasures of Kyoto, three centuries of Rinpa creation]. A retrospective displayed as part of the Japonismes 2018: les âmes en résonances [Japonisms 2018: souls in resonance] season.
Waves of renewal: Modern Japanese Prints (1900-1960) at the Fondation Custodia
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Fondation Custodia welcomes this fall a very beautiful exhibition called “Waves of renewal”: it brings together a rare collection of modern Japanese prints from 1900 to 1960. To be discovered from October 6, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Comédies Musicales at the Paris Philharmonie
Comédies Musicales, the compelling exhibition at the Paris Philharmonie to be discovered from October 19, 2018 to January 27, 2019. West Side Story, Mary Poppins, LA LA LAND, Singing in the Rain, Aristocats, musicals give us joy. Go behind the scenes and become an actor, a filmmaker or a tap dancer!
Estampes by the Atelier Franck Bordas, the free exhibition at the BnF
The Bibliothèque nationale de France (François-Mitterand site) offers an exhibition called “Epreuves d’iprimeur. Estampes de l’Atelier Franck Bordas” running from October 2 to November 25, 2018. 80 etchings created in art printer Franck Bordas’ studios are gathered here.
Tewaza, l’artisanat japonais d’excellence at the Espace Densan and the Maison de la Culture du Japon
On the occasion of Japonismes 2018, the Espace Densan and the Maison de la Culture du Japon will present together three types of crafts around the handmade technics (Tewaza) of the great Japanese excellent crafts masters from September to November 15, 2018.
Les Combats de Minuit, the free exhibition at the BnF
The Bibliothèque de France (BnF) displays an exhibition from October 9 to December 9, 2018 called “Les Combats de Minuit”. About a hundred books coming from Annette and Jérôme Lindon’s library, head of Les Editions de Minuit, will be showcased.
Alberto Giacometti and Rui Chafes, the exhibition at the Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian
The Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian set in Paris 7th arrondissement displays an exhibition dedicated to artists Alberto Giacometti and Rui Chafes. Called “Gris, vide, cris” it’s to be discovered from October 3 to December 16, 2018.
Cubism at Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition around one of the most striking and influent movements in the 20th century, Cubism. Picasso, Duchamp, Picabia, Delaunay… Artists to be discovered and rediscovered from October 17, 2018 to February 25, 2019.
Persona Grata, the compelling exhibition at Paris Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration
Persona Grata is the manifest exhibition of the Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration and of the MAC/VAL. Evolving around 2 parts, this exhibition will gather the heartfelt appeals of contemporary artists facing the exclusion of the poor, migrants and the Other. Over 40 powerful works can be seen from October 16, 2018 to January 20, 2019 at the Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration!
So, do you think you can still be bored after reading this?
From 1 November 2018 to 30 November 2018
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