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Our selection of exhibitions in Paris for Winter and Spring 2024

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The reputation of the Parisian cultural offer is well established! That’s why many exhibitions, sometimes from all over the world, take their place in the largest museums of the capital. Discover the selection of our suggestions for this Winter & Spring 2024, along other unmissable classics, enunciated just below. By AL, ST & AP


 


..while this wooden creation impresses with natural elements.
Would you take time to understand this metaphysical thing? 

The Fondation Cartier for Contemporary Art invites the Indian plastician Bijoy Jain to exhibit a set of artworks. From December 9th, 2023 to April 21st, 2024, the discover this Souffle de l’Architecte exhibition (as The Breath of the Architect), an art installation that was specially created for the institution by architect Bijoy Jain, founder of Studio Mumbai in India. He is the author of a prolific artwork, testifying to a deep concern about connections between human and nature, and of which time and gesture are essential factors. Also exploring the links between art, architecture and materials, the artist Bijoy Jain offers here a rare creation, a space of reverie and contemplation in dialogue with Jean Nouvel‘s iconic edifice.

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 261 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)1 42 18 56 50. More information on their official website.


..not far from their cubes, standing on the wall.
The glass effects of Perrin & Perrin stand in the vitrine..

From January 19th to December 22th, 2024, the Galerie Negropontes, situated nearby the Louvre Museum, invites again a wide team of artists, through its brand new eponym Mouvements exhibition (photo credits: AL). 

Indeed, with this art installation, conceived as an ode to artistic transformation, this exhibition celebrates a certain creative impulse as an initial movement or even a genesis of all kind of artistic currents. For instance, you may admire the Perrin & Perrin’s duet Flip Flap installation, perfectly embodying this spirit, showcasing elements that gracefully ascend to perch on a wall.

 

 
..with their bright red luminous streams, reflecting the inspired philosophy of Erwan Boulloud.
A moment of grace and elegance, highlighted by Benjamin Poulages’ canvases.. 

A style that pretty much puts an echo to the copper style of Erwan Boulloud, displayed through his different visions of flashy furniture and decoration. This movement can be also pursued in the saccadic rhythm conveyed by Daniel Humair’s paintings, but also Etienne Moyat’s sculptural waves emerging from his wooden panels and in Gianluca Pacchioni’s alloy of marble and metals, notably visible in his Collapse bookcase. As you can see, those artworks distillate a certain a visual dynamic that punctuates this unmissable exhibition.

Without missing the Toscane rug realized by Maison Pinton, adding a musical dimension to this ensemble, which is inspired by a Perrin & Perrin ink design it creates the impression of a dancing landscape, inviting to contemplation.

 
 
 
 
Galerie Negropontes, 14-16 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 75001 (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)1 71 18 19 51. Available soon in Gstaad and Venice, more information on their official website.

..or even militant graphics, Suzanne Husky enhances the role of actors of water cycle.
By drawing illustrated stories, to naturalist plates, through mythological allegories.. 

In the great tradition of naturalist illustration, the artist Suzanne Husky invites us to reconsider the natural flow of rivers, through a telling story about relationships between humans and beavers. Indeed, in this drawing installation, named Le Temps Profond Des Rivières, you can be sure to explore this epic and sometimes tragic adventure, through colorful and documented sketches, until April 7th, 2024. By the way, this exhibition, to admire in the artistic Drawing Hotel, has a been developed in collaboration with the philosopher-researcher Baptiste Morizot. You would discover this enlightenment of animal condition, in the Drawing Lab which is the exhibition space of this hotel

 

..as one of the first nature-based solutions to repair our fragile environments.
Today, the reintroduction of beavers is nevertheless advocated by the IPCC.. 

For your information, beavers have been lived establishing for 8 million years, in all the rivers of the northern hemisphere. Apart from being considered as the greatest builders and transformers of their environment, before or even after human, this animal species has been playing a huge role in designing aquatic landscapes, dealing in real harmony with surrounding biodiversity. Although, beavers were either venerated, sometimes deified, before being hunted by humans, along their constant geographical expansion. This expansive disappearance from beavers leads to a visible collapse of an entire ecosystem. Why not admiring then those drawings, as a tribute to this providential animal as well as to its defenders?  

Drawing Lab Paris, 17 Rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)1 73 62 11 17. More information on their official website.


..while a pink sensation invests the other part of this wide store.
These staircases are completely flown by a white wave..

For the ninth consecutive year, the legendary Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche department store is giving a carte blanche to a contemporary artist. At the occasion of this new 2024 year, the guest of this new edition has been enunciated as the iconic plastician Daniel Buren.

Already famous for his illustrious Buren Columns, standing in the heart of the Palais Royal garden, this artist proposes, for this wintertime, a new vision of his cubic universe. Named under the logical “Aux Beaux Carrés: in situ works” appellation, this exhibition would be lead in two acts.

 

..based on a play of shapes, movements and colors.
Let’s become amazed by this artistic playground.. 

Deeply inspired by the square tiles that compose, at this occasion, the famous glass roofs of Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, you would be truly immersed in this giant artwork, spread through the floors of the store.

In Act I, from January 9th until February 18th, 2024, we can say that Daniel Buren sublimates the department store with monumental creations, under the central glass roofs, either on the second floor and on the windows. In another hand, his unforgettable black and white bands (of 8.7 centimeters) highlight the central escalator and the columns of the nearby Rue de Sèvres. Then the Act II would follow from June 29th to August 15th, 2024.

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, 24 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)1 44 39 80 00 / More Information on their official website.


..in the heart of the original Ateliers Louis Vuitton.
Be ready for an incredible immersion into history..

From May 23rd, 2023 until Spring 2024, the illustrious Louis Vuitton company presents its incredible ephemeral exhibition, named La Malle Courrier, which highlights its legendary trunk, as an emblematic piece of its know-how.

Thus, the gallery of the Maison de Famille (family house) from Louis Vuitton, located in Asnières-sur-Seine, unveils the emblematic trunks inspired by the famous Malle Courrier, the time of an exclusive luggage installation, full of dreamlike contours (photo credits: ST). 

 

 

..with countless vintage and recent Vuitton masterpieces.
A cabinet of curiosities would undoubtedly bewitch you..

This iconic object, created in 1858, reveals an innovative and lightweight design, made from the incomparable oil cloth, also known as toile cirée, a waterproof material, that went through all ages to cover those Vuitton elements. 

A timeless creation, adorned with the famous monogram, for a true ode to the House’s spirit of travel. Don’t miss this unparalleled immersive experience, where you would travel back in time to discover the evolution of the Vuitton’s most distinctive creations, from the early days until the recent design of the late Virgil Abloh and Pharrell Williams.

 

..through vestiges and sometimes customized pieces.
An amazing collector square for all Vuitton lovers..

Learn more about it through a series of video projections, but even levitating trunks, a cabinet of curiosities and a gallery of mirrors, displaying a series of artistic realizations, both displaying innovative and captivating energies. By the way, the historic heart of Louis Vuitton, also known as the Maison d’Asnières has been hosting its workshops since 1859

At once a family home, a manufacturing space and an exhibition venue, this place became the scene of a permanent creative ferment, from the first days until nowadays.

 

 

..like this trunk made for long trips, with this vanity..
As you can see, Vuitton has more than one trick in their bags..

Bringing together the most experienced craftsmen, it offers an ideal framework for the manufacture of legendary pieces, such as handbags, rigid pieces and special orders made from rare and precious materials. Among them, the Malle Courrier is revealed in a unique exhibition.

Created in 1858 and patented in 1867, this trunk masterpiece embodies the spirit of travel through its practical function and waterproof structure. With its name inspired by long-haul flights, it concentrates all the artisanal know-how of Louis Vuitton.

 

Ateliers Louis Vuitton, 18 Rue Louis Vuitton, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)9 77 40 40 77. More information about booking on this website.


 

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