3 October 2023
7 January 2024
Sophie Calle is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso in her own way, by taking over the entire four floors of the Hôtel Salé with a unique exhibition proposal. Organized in four stages corresponding to the four floors of the museum, the exhibition À toi de faire, ma mignonne takes the opposite view of the multiple events of the "Picasso Celebration 1973-2023" which honor the...
ARTIST AND CURATOR
Sophie Calle has been the subject of numerous exhibitions around the world since the late 70s. Alternately described as a conceptual artist, photographer, video artist and even detective, she has developed an instantly recognizable practice, combining text and photography to nourish a narrative all her own. Her works form a vast system of echoes and internal references, connected to each other like chapters in a global oeuvre in which Sophie Calle sometimes blurs the boundaries between the intimate and the public, reality and fiction, art and life. Her work meticulously orchestrates an underlying reality - her own or that of others - while leaving room for chance.
Cécile Godefroy, art historian and Head of the Centre d'Etudes Picasso