October - 28th February
here for a link to other Art Exhibitions in Paris
One of my
favorite museums in Paris is the small and intimate Rodin
Museum and Sculpture Garden. This "Matisse & Rodin"
exhibition gives me a new reason to go back and I can't wait!
face-to-face encounter between two outstanding creative artists who
were only a generation apart, Henri Matisse et Auguste Rodin. Rodin was
the dominant figure in the sculpture of the period while Matisse,
Rodin's contemporary for the first seventeen years of the 20th century,
introduced revolutionary changes in its painting. The story of the
encounters and relations between these two major artists is one that
has remained unexplored until now.
& Rodin" will put forward some fresh thinking on what Matisse,
the master of Fauvism, made of Rodin, on what his works can tell us
about the affinities, correspondences or differences between the two
On show to the
public will be a wide-ranging selection of Matisse's sculpture, an
aspect of his work to which no specific exhibition has been devoted
selecting certain specific works and using a thematic approach,
"Matisse & Rodin" sets out to show both points of convergence
and divergence in the sculptural and graphic work of the two masters.
- 79, rue de Varenne - 75007 Paris
13) : Varenne or Invalides
(line C) : Invalides
69, 82, 87, 92
Bd des Invalides
Open Tuesday - Sunday from 10 AM to 5.45 PM
Open until 8.45 PM on Wednesday evening
10€ and reduced rate 5€ - 7€
12€ Special rate to visit Rodin Museum and Orsay Museum in the same day
Matisse and Rodin Exhibition Paris