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Current Exhibitions

The Spoils of War

Between 1933 and 1945, more than 600 000 artworks had been torn from their owners. The greatest masters of classical and modern painting were victims of this cultural purge.

Memories Paper, Nathalie Boutté

Her work is always a renaissance, her technique still learning. No certainty, no truth, always an extra experience, always one more step forward

Lives of the Italian Renaissance

Imagine traveling in an instant from Rome to Padua, from the Vatican to Mantua, from Venice to Tuscany. Discover the most iconic works punctuated them by a resolutely contemporary architecture.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Caricature: A Weapon of Mass Diffusion

Caricature traces the outlines of history. First considered as a minor, scandalous and outrageous form of art, caricature loses its bad reputation and goes to become a popular tool adopted by the largest newspapers.

West African Kingdoms

Africa is a continent that feeds many fantasies. Great civilizations have lived there, some have planted their roots thousands of years ago, others continue on today.

Our goals : fun, beauty and accessibility



Room of the Martyrs

The Room of the Martyrs at the Jeu de Paume is part of the long history of spoliation during World War II. Discover the surprising story of this particular room where were kept emblematic modern artworks from Chagall, Dali and many others.

Native American Contemporary Art

What is Native American art for you? Most of the time, you have felt like you were witnessing tokens of a primitive and fossilized civilisation that has now disappeared

A Colorful History of Monochrome Painting

Monochrome painting has often been considered as the negation of art, or, on the contrary, as its most accomplished form. How did it come to be?
Kuroda Seiki, A l'ombre d'un arbre

Kuroda Seiki : Itinerary of a Japanese artist in Paris

What part did Kuroda play in Japanese society's acceptance of Western painting?
William Hogarth, 'A Rake’s Progress: in the Madhouse, scene VII', 1735, copper engraving

William Hogarth and the Imitation Game

Hogarth played a little game of imitation with his fellow artists, and boom – English art was born.

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