The Musée du Luxembourg is the first French museum opened to the public in 1750 and becomes, from 1818, the first museum of contemporary art. Its history is intimately linked to the Luxembourg Palace’s history, where it was first installed, and the Senate, which is at the origin of the construction of the current building in 1884. Since 2000, the Luxembourg Museum has renewed with its heritage, the Senate assuring the management again.

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The Nabis and the setting

13 March 2019 30 June 2019
True pioneers of modern decoration, Bonnard, Vuillard, Maurice Denis, Sérusier, Ranson, defended an art directly related to life, making it possible to introduce Beauty into everyday life. Since the formation of the group at the end of the 1880s, the question of the decorative has been a fundamental principle of the unity of creation. They then advocated an original, joyful and rhythmic expression, in reaction to the...

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