Musée de l’Orangerie

Located in the Tuileries Garden, since 1984 the museum has been home to the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collection, which has been sold to the state on very generous terms. This collection includes 144 paintings from the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth century (Cezanne, Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, Derain, Soutine, Modigliani, Utrillo, Douanier Rousseau ...). It joined the eight immense compositions of Water Lilies that Monet offered to France in 1922 and which have been installed since 1927 in two large oval rooms specially fitted out in the building, on the indications of the painter to receive them.

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Matisse. Cahiers d'art, the pivotal 1930's

27 February 2023 29 May 2023
There has been no lack of exhibitions on Matisse. Among those that have addressed the various periods that marked his career, very few have focused specifically on the 1930s. Matisse. Cahiers d'art - Le tournant des années 1930 (The Pivotal 1930s) is devoted exclusively to this period....

In 1930, Matisse left France and traveled to Tahiti, so deliberately taking a break from creation, and reaching a turning point in his career. The "Matisse. Cahiers d'art, le tournant des années 1930" exhibition revisits this decisive decade. It is through the prism of Cahiers d'art, the great avant-garde magazine created by Christian Zervos in 1926, that the exhibition will be presenting Matisse's work in the 1930s. The mouthpiece for international modernism and the aesthetic trends of its day, the magazine reported on the artist's production throughout the interwar period.

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