Upcoming Art Exhibits in Paris
Posted March 29, 2011 by Aeon Tours
Here at Aeon we love to keep our guests informed about upcoming events in Paris. Below are a few of the art exhibits that are open now, or opening in the next few days. Enjoy!
Paris Remembers Basquiat
Celebrate the new exhibition space at the Paris Pinacothà¨que, which opened on January 26, 2011. The first exhibit presents the treasures of the Romanovs, with over one hundred rare works on loan from the legendary the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg. Now through May 29, 2011.
The Heads of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt Come to the Louvre
Famous for his series of male heads created in the 1700's, Messerschmidt studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts in 1755. Although initially rejected by art academia, his famed series of expressive male heads has since gained international acclaim posthumously. Now through April 25, 2011.
Discover Manet, the Inventor of Modern Art, at the d'Orsay Museum
Manet, famous for defying the old renaissance masters with his 'new' modern art style, challenged them with his contemporary modern day paintings. He was adamant about creating art that was â€œnot great art, but sincere artâ€. April 5 â€“ July 3, 2011.