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Edward Munch’s “Nuit d’hiver” at Le Pinacothèque.

Photo By The Munch-Museum/The Munch-Ellingsen Group/Adagp



ART BEAT: There’s no shortage of exhibitions during Paris Fashion Week. • L’Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton is showing “Chile, Behind the Scenes,” which explores how native Chilean artists have over time portrayed their political and cultural heritage through photos, paintings and video installations.

• The Jeu de Paume presents American photographer Lisette Model’s work, while on the other side of the river, there’s a large collection of French photographer Robert Doisneau’s pictures on display at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson.

• Le Pinacothèque’s “L’Anti-Cri” exhibition on Edward Munch shows the artist’s work beyond his famous “Scream.” Meanwhile, for the first time, Icelandic artist Erró’s disturbingly comical collages are at the Centre Pompidou.

• An exhibition on British painter J.M.W. Turner is featured at the Grand Palais. Another Brit, Damien Hirst, is among artists showing in the Musée Maillol’s “Vanities” exhibit on man’s obsession and fascination with death. It’s possible to see a wide range of last century’s art through three new shows at the Musée d’Art Moderne. There are the turn-of-the-20th-century realist portraits by Charley Toorop; Jan Dibbet’s landscapes from the Sixties and Seventies, and video art by 80-year-old Elaine Sturtevant.

L’Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton
60 Rue de Bassano/101 Avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008
Tel.: +33-1-53-57-52-03
Open Monday to Saturday, Noon to 7 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jeu de Paume
1 Place de la Concorde, 75008
Tel: +33-1-47-03-12-50
Open Monday, Noon to 9 p.m.; Wednesday to Friday, Noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday
and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
2 Impasse Lebouis, 75014
Tel.: +33-1-56-80-27-00
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. except Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6:45
p.m. Late night Wednesday until 8:30 p.m.

Le Pinacothèque
29 Place de la Madeleine, 75008
Tel.: +33-1-42-68-02-01
Open daily 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Late Night Wednesday until 9 p.m.

Centre Pompidou
Place Georges Pompidou, 75004
Tel.: +33-1-44-78-12-33
Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Closed Tuesday

Grand Palais
3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008
Tel.: +33-1-44-13-17-17
Open Friday to Monday, 9 a.m. to10 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.;
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Musée Maillol
61 Rue de Renelle, 75007
Tel.: +33-1-42-22-59-58
Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Tuesday

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
11 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75016
Tel.: +33-1-53-67-40-00
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Late night Thursday until 10 p.m.


— Sara Miller

 

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