Paris has a large number of museums ranging from small and unknown to extravagant and world-famous ones. Louvre museum, Rodin museum, Musee d’Orsay, Petit Palais, etc. are great examples of this. These museums are the pride and popular attractions of Paris. Apart from the wide range of exhibits each museum holds, from stunning paintings to wonderful sculptures, they also conduct some temporary exhibitions based on specific themes.
If you are planning to visit Paris in 2020, there are some fantastic exhibitions that you can visit which are hosted by different museums. Musee d’Orasy is one of such museums that will be hosting some fascinating and unique exhibitions in the coming weeks. A few of such exhibitions that you can visit during your Musee d Orsay private tour is listed below:
There are some spectacular exhibitions in the famous Musee d’Orsay of Paris that you should definitely checkout. These exhibitions will make your Musee d Orsay private tour more memorable.
Degas at the Opera
This is an ongoing exhibition in this museum which will last till the 19th of January, 2020.
Edgar Degas got his inspiration from the Opera in Paris. He closely studied the theatrical spaces including the stage, the auditorium, the foyers, the dance studios and the boxes. His main subjects were the performers in the Opera including musicians, singers and dancers.
Degas saw numerous possibilities inside the confined space of the Opera that he portrayed through his paintings. Through this exhibition that includes some of the legendary works of Degas, you will be able to learn more about the features of Impressionism which is a recognized art movement of the 19th century. Through the portraits showcased in this exhibition, you will get a clear picture of the Paris Opera in the 19th century.
Yan Pei-Ming, A Burial in Shanghai
Yan Pei-Ming, a renowned Chinese painter, arrived in France in the year 1980, when he was 20 years old. He went to the Ornas where the Gustave Courbet’s lived. He got inspired by the painting “A Burial at Ornas” which is a masterpiece of Gustave that is a true representation of Realism. From the influence of this painting, Yang created “A Burial at Shanghai” as a tribute to Gustave. This painting was specifically created for Musee d’Orasy to mark Courbet’s 200th birth anniversary.
The exhibition which showcases the wonderful painting of Yan Pei-Ming started before a few weeks and will last till January 12, 2020.
The Land of Monsters, Leopold Chauveau
Even though Leopold Chauveau was a doctor by profession, he always wanted to become an artist. He proved his talents in different fields of art. He was a well-known writer, illustrator and sculptor. He wrote books for both children and adults.
For a long period, this great artist remained forgotten in art history. His name became popular again when his grandson gifted some of his works to the Musee d’Orsay. It included 100 drawings and18 sculptures.
Chauveau self-taught the art of creating sculptors around 1907 after his medical practicing for several years. From the year 1907, monsters became the main theme of his drawings and sculptures. In fact, he saw them as companions in a world which he created through his imagination.
This exhibition will be a unique experience for you during your Musee d Orsay private tour. The exhibition is divided into two parts. The first part includes the life and work of this wonderful artist, whereas, the other involves his children’s universe that will definitely amaze the young visitors. The exhibition will start on March 10, 2020, and will end on June 29,2020.
Jacques Joseph Tissot is a famous painter and illustrator. He was born in Nantes of France in 1836. Tissot was a student ofEcole des Beuux-Arts in Paris. He was a well-known artist of the 19th century. He was an ambiguous and fascinating painter who created wonders throughout his career.
This exhibition, which is conducted as a tribute to this fascinating artist, is the first one dedicated to him after the Petit Palais in the year 1985. Through this exhibition, which will last from 24 March to 19th July 2020, you can learn more about his successful works and bold experiments. You can also get insight into the method he used for creating paintings and the material and techniques he made use of.Tissot tried to express himself through different media like photography, prints, cloisonné enamels, etc. additional to painting.
Aubrey Beardsley was a wonderful English illustrator as well as an engraver. Unfortunately, he met with an early death at the age of 25. However, he succeeded in creating his own mark in art history within this short life span. His works became popular quickly through publications.
This exhibition, which exhibits some of his great works will start on 15th June 2020 and will last till 13th September 2020. You will be able to enjoy many of the elegant drawings created by this legendary artist on your Musee d Orsay private tour.