History is rife with accounts of everyday people rising up to challenge the status quo established by the ruling authorities. Against the backdrop of oppression and subjugation, art has perennially emerged as a means of expressing the feelings of rage, anger and general frustration with the governance of prevailing authorities. In some instances, protest art has been so pivotal to driving social and political change, that it led to the toppling of powerful dictators.
News - Museums / Exhibits
Musée d’Orsay gives pride of place to the renowned artist Edgar Degas as well as to his friend the French writer Paul Valéry in an exceptional exhibition that will be running until February 25th, 2018.
Organized thanks to a joint effort of the Van Gogh Museum, in Amsterdam, and the Petit Palais, in Paris, the exhibition brings together notable works by Dutch artists who had a powerful influence on Art in France, among them, Van Gogh and Jongkin.
The Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet (MNAAG) is presenting an exhibition that focuses on the trip of Emile Guimet (1836 – 1918) to Asia with the French artist Félix Régamey (1844 - 1907), three years before the foundation of the museum.
On the occasion of the 3rd rendezvous with early photography, the Musée national des arts asiatiques (MNAAG) offers you the opportunity to discover a wonderful selection of rare photographic works and images of Burma.
Located in the heart of Paris, until January 14th, 2018, the Petit Palais art museum will be holding an exhibit devoted to works of the great contemporary photographer, Andres Serrano.