for the Universal Exhibition of 1900 and dedicated "by the Republic to
the glory of French art", the Grand Palais was classified as a
historical monument in 2000.
The Grand Palais now offers a program combining fine arts, fashion, photography, music, dance, cinema, theater and sports. In recent years there have been major exhibitions such as Hokusai, Niki de Saint Phalle, Picasso.Mania, Edward Hopper and Gauguin.
Intemporal and resolutely contemporary, black and white embodies the essence of the discipline through its aesthetic and plastic strength. A field of expression for the greatest photographers, it is still in demand today for the richness of its nuances and its radicality. The Grand Palais invites you to discover 300 emblematic prints from the BnF collections through this theme that embraces the history of 20th...