Plural Modernities at the Pompidou Center – Paris

Plural Modernities at the Pompidou Center – ParisPlural Modernities at the Pompidou Center – ParisPlural Modernities at the Pompidou Center – Paris

October 23, 2013 through January 26, 2015

– Plural Modernities, 1905 – 1970, reveals the sheer variety, size and international focus of the Pompidou permanent collection, not only one of the world’s most impressive in terms of quality but also because it represents the largest number of individual artist from the greatest number of countries. Covering all fields of creation including architecture, collage, design, drawing, film, installation, painting, photography, printing and sculpture, this display is composed of over 1,000 works by 400 artists from 47 nations around the world presenting a survey of the global history of Modern art during the first seven decades of the twentieth century with a specific emphasis on examples from the non-European world particularly on selections from Latin America with 740 works by 176 artists from thirteen different countries including examples by Emiliano Di Cavalcanti, Julia Codesido, Gyula Kosice, Vicente do Rego Monteiro, Joaquín Torres- García, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Jesús Rafael Soto. Another focus is on women with examples from 48 individual artists working in 19 different countries within a wide range of artistic expressions including examples by Maria Blanchard, Huguette Caland, Sonia Delaunay, Natalia Goncharova, Frida Kahlo, Tamara de Lempicka, Maruja Mallo, Chana Orloff, Alicia Penalba, Suzanne Roger and Pan Yuliang. Also making a debut in a dedicated gallery are examples of modernist Asian works including examples from Asian artists established in Western countries like Léonard Foujita, Liu Haisu, Takanori Oguiss and Zao Wou-Ki as well as Chinese and Japanese artists who adapted modern characteristics in their native countries like Xu Beihong, Zhang Daqian, Yun Gee, Wang Yachen and San Yu. Additional galleries are dedicated to the emergence of Modern art in Africa featuring works by Baya, Marcel Gotene, Ernest Mancoba and Irma Stern, in the Middle East featuring works by Mahmoud Mokhtar and Bejat Sadr and in Indian featuring the work of Raj Rewal, all on view for the very first time.

 

"Girl in the Green Dress" (1930) - Tamara de Lempicka

“Girl in the Green Dress” (1930) – Tamara de Lempicka

"Red, Yellow and Black Streak" (1924) - Georgia O'Keeffe

“Red, Yellow and Black Streak” (1924) – Georgia O’Keeffe

"Portrait of a Young Girl" (1907) - Sonia Delaunay

“Portrait of a Young Girl” (1907) – Sonia Delaunay

 

Official Exhibition Site

 

POMPIDOU CENTER

(CENTRE POMPIDOU)

PLACE GEORGES POMPIDOU

75004 PARIS, FRANCE

1-44-78-12-33

 

 

 

 

 

Plural Modernities, 1905-1970

VISITING HOURS:

OPEN DAILY EXCEPT TUESDAY FROM 11 A.M. TO 9 P.M.

NO ADMISSION AFTER 8 P.M.

CLOSED ON MAY 1.

 

ADMISSION:

13€ FOR A TICKET TO THE PERMANENT COLLECTION AND SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS.

10€ FOR VISITORS FROM 18 TO 25 YEARS OF AGE.

FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL VISITORS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL EU VISITORS UNDER 26 YEARS OF AGE.

FREE ADMISSION FOR EVERYONE ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH AND ON JULY 14.  (FREE ADMISSION DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCESS TO SPECIAL TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS).

 

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

 


 

 

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