Besides being a decade of despair caused by the Wall Street Crash of 1929, the 1930s proved to be a decade of sheer creativity and great artistic inspiration in the United States of America. In fact, in an attempt to illustrate the severe economic hardships and to draw attention to the everyday life of Americans who lost their money, jobs, and homes, American artists launched a new art movement: Social Realism.
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The Petit Palais art museum is organizing Oscar Wilde, l’impertinent absolu, an exhibition which is actually considered to be the first major exhibition ever held in France in honor of the Irish playwright, novelist, and poet, Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900).
Until August 29, 2016, the Arte Povera avant-garde art movement will be taking center stage at Centre Pompidou. On the occasion of “Un Art Pauvre” exhibition, a fascinating variety of artworks by renowned artists is on display.
It’s been almost 47 years since the last major retrospective devoted to Paul Klee was held in France. Today, until August 1st, 2016, the Centre Pompidou offers visitors a chance to explore Klee’s most famous paintings by staging an exhibition that brings together about 250 of his artworks.
Organized by the Louvre museum, in cooperation with Noirmontartproduction, this chef-d’oeuvre is, in fact, the first contemporary artwork to be displayed in public, on the top of the central fountain of the Cour Carrée of the Louvre.