The exhibitions not to be missed everywhere in France


Malick Sidibé, Untitled, 1973. Black and white photo.

Malick Sidibé courtesy Magnin-A

Paris, Bordeaux or Marseille, discover the current exhibitions Do not miss. Photographs, paintings ... on a travel theme, tribute to great artists.

Maghreb exploration, transcended landscapes, homage to "the eye of Bamako" and Provence, memory of the meetings of Arles, pioneer creators ... the return is offered in multiple horizons and (re) discoveries ...

moment. N ° 1 Paris: Biennial photographers of the contemporary Arab world

With its partners (the IMA - Institute of the Arab World - and the MEP - European House of Photography), the Biennial photographers of the contemporary Arab world puts Tunisia and Algeria in the spotlight. In situ creators, foreign artists mix cultures, sensibilities and the eye immerses with emotion (tribute to the Franco-Moroccan Leïla Alaoui ...) in several places, conceptual, plastic, poetic ...

Until November 12th. 1, rue des Fossés-Saint-Bernard, 75005.

"Hara Ammar", Hidden Portrait IV, "Hidden portrait" series, 2014

Héla Ammar

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moment. N ° 2 Bordeaux: the Museum of Fine Arts in the Green

As part of the Season Landscapes Bordeaux 2017, the Museum of Fine Arts revisits its collections by themes: Dutch School announcing Corot and the landscapers of Barbizon, harbors, storms, seascapes, ruins poetry, urban and industrial modernities, allegory of the four seasons, the unprecedented visit breaks with the codes between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries, until energy questioning. In counterpoint, the interventions of artists like Franck Tallon's, create in the wandering, a fascinating sensory appeal in images and sounds ...

"The museum goes green! Landscapes in representation (s)", until January 7, 2018. Museum of Fine Arts. 20, cours d'Albret, 33000.

Franck Tallon, landscape model 1, the land (the plant).

Franck Tallon, Collection of the artist

moment. N ° 3 Paris: tribute to the Malian photographer Malik Sidibé

In 1995, the Cartier Foundation had already sensed the incredible talent of the malian photographer Malick Sidibé, disappeared last year, offering him his first monographic exhibition outside the African continent. This new tribute to iconic works, vintage photos, archival portraits unfolds a unique style that, between evenings and baths on the banks of the Niger River, had seized in all elegance, the vitality of the youth of the 1960s.

"Malick Sidibé, Mali Twist", from October 20, 2017 to February 25, 2018. Cartier Foundation. 261, boulevard Raspail, 75014.

Malick Sidibé, Untitled, 1973. Black and white photo.

Malick Sidibé courtesy Magnin-A

moment. N ° 4 Marseille: Mucen celebrates hip-hop and graffiti

From Marseille to Spain, Italy, via Morocco and Tunisia, the graffiti points to its source, urban cultural practices. Through its "anthropological" collection, the Mucem, rich in acquisitions (billboards, posters, stickers, sketches, photos, videos), born from surveys-collections on the theme of hip-hop, tag and graffiti, offers a lively and cheerful inventory!

"Graff in the Mediterranean", until January 8, 2018. Mucem, 13002.

Sixe, Proto escritura, 2005. Painting on paper, Mucem collection.

Sixe, photo Mucem / Yves Inchierman

moment. N ° 5 Arles: the Réattu exhibition

Through the works deposited by the directors of the festival, its curators and artists free to let their prints enter Museum of Fine Arts, the Réattu has been an extremely strong collection, exploring the extent of the territories of photography. Each edition leaving its surprises, Pygmies, tourists, Arlésiennes, gypsies have their place ...

"Rencontres à Réattu", until January 7, 2018. Réattu Museum. 10, rue du Grand-Prieuré, 13200.

Katerina Jebb, Angélique, 2013, collection of the artist.

Katerina Jebb

moment. N ° 6 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: André Marchand's focus at the Estrine museum

André Marchand painted the Mediterranean, still lifes, Arlésiennes and landscapes. This donation, which consecrates it, confirms the close link uniting it to the Provence. From the Cézanne painting to the great masters of the Louvre and artists of the avant-garde, his first "monochrome" works will evolve towards "a new figuration of the world", with bright colors and split style.

"André Marchand, itinerary of a Provencal painter", until November 26th. Estrine Museum. 8, rue Estrine, 13210. museum-estrine.

André Marchand, L'Arlésienne in the shade, 1950. Oil on canvas. Estrine Museum, 2012.

Jean Bernard. adagp Paris, 2017

moment. N ° 7 Puy-Sainte-Réparade: Renzo Piano at Château Lacoste

After Hiroshi Sugimoto this summer, Giuseppe Penone invests the new exhibition space in the heart of the vineyards of Castle La Coste. Imagined by thearchitect Renzo Piano, this pavilion dedicated to sculpture and photography becomes the center of a reflection led in outside: works on paper, bronze and marble bring a poignant resonance to issues of nature and identity

"Giuseppe Penone, bodies of stone", until November 26. Castle La Coste. 2750, route de la Cride, 13610.

Giuseppe Penone, Essere fiume, 1981. River stone, quarry stone.

Nanda Lanfranco

moment. N ° 8 Aix-En-Provence: the Chapel of the White Penitents in paintings

Tribute to the Jean and Suzanne Planque Foundation - The Chapel of the White Penitents, annex of the Granet museum, owns the collection since 2011-, through the donations from Claude Garache, reinventing the feminine nude in crimson red and Alexandre Hollan, silent companion of the trees, which tell the same stubborn quest for the unique, revered motif.

"The eye of Planque, Hollan and Garache", until February 18, 2018. Granet twentieth, Jean Planque collection. Place Jean-Boyer, 13100.

Claude Garache, Epigee red back, 2004. Oil on canvas (gift of the artist). Jean Planque Collection

Illès Sarkantyu, Luc Lhessex, Alberto Ricci. adagp, Paris 2017

moment. N ° 9: Supports / Surfaces in the retro at Carré d'Art

Ephemeral, but preponderant in the French creation of the 1970s, Supports / Surfaces left fundamental works initiated by Arnal, Bioulès, Cane, Dezeuze, Pagès, Viallat... All have engaged in the excitement of new artistic practices, sharing the South. They still embody, one of the last contemporary avant-gardes. "Supports / Surfaces: The origins 1966-1970". From Oct 13 to Dec 31 Square of Art. Square House Square, 30000.

Vincent Bioulès, Issanka, 1969. Acrylic on canvas. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Saint-Étienne Métropole

Photo Yves Bresson / Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Saint-Etienne Metropole. adagp, Paris 2017