The Musée d'Orsay pays special tribute to Edgar Degas for the centenary of his passing, with an exhibition based on the widely unknown book by the writer, poet and thinker Paul Valéry: Degas Danse Dessin. A retrospective of Valéry’s essay extracts and of the graphic works, paintings and sculptures of Degas, focusing on the friendship of the artist and the writer. Until February 25th.
Until February 11th, the Musée National Picasso recounts, through the exhibition Picasso 1932, the painter’s life during a full year of creations. The museum invites you to follow Picasso’s path day after day to understand both his creative process and his personal life in 1932.
On a 1000 sqm. area and in some of the Monnaie de Paris’ courtyards, 39 female artists of the 20th and 21st centuries have been reunited in Women House, an exhibition taking up the complex subject of women and the domestic spaces from 1930 to the present day, between confinement and liberation, and finally placing them at the center of a history from which they were absent . Until January 28th.
At the Musée de l’Orangerie, Dada Africa is an exhibition bringing together African, Native American and Asian works alongside those of the Dadaists - Hanna Höch, Jean Arp, Man Ray and many others. It shows how this social art rejecting the traditional values of civilization appropriated the cultural forms of non-western societies. Until February 19th.