The most beautiful exhibitions to see in France this summer
Let’s go see the sea with Doisneau, until November 1, 2021, Maritime Museum, Place Bernard Moitessier 17000 La Rochelle https://museemaritime.larochelle.fr/
Cézanne in Baux-de-Provence
Provencal painter Paul CézanneThe greatest masterpieces of s will open your eyes wide throughout the exceptional immersive spectacle of the Carrières des Lumières. Expect to see his still lifes with apples, historical scenes, melancholy self-portraits, Card players and The great swimmers. This hypnotic dive into the sensitive impressionism and precursor of the father of modern art is already shaping up to be one of the summer’s flagship exhibitions. Don’t miss the short Vassily kandinsky exhibition which is presented simultaneously. The Odyssey of the Abstract immerses the visitor in the inner cosmos of the visionary Kandinsky.
Cézanne, master of Provence, until January 2, 2022 2 Carrières de Lumières, Route de Maillane 13520, Les Baux-de-Provence www.carrieres-lumieres.com
‘Dior et Roses’ in Granville
To understand the universe of the creator and his passion for flowers, the Dior and roses exposure dates back to a time of innocence. Discover Christian Dior through this intrinsic element of his identity, the rose, and take a trip down memory lane with family photographs, his career as a designer and his sources of inspiration. The rose takes many forms in Christian Diorthis is life, whether in Jean Cocteauthe poetry of, the evolution of fashion decade after decade or the multiple uses of different shades of pink. the Christian Dior Museum has stripped each petal to give pride of place to the most prestigious flowers. In addition to paying homage to the couturier, the exhibition also looks at the people around him, his famous artist friends, but above all his family and his childhood home. From his mother, Madeleine Dior, who inspired him so much, to Catherine, his beloved sister who was his muse and made flowers her profession, Dior and roses is an ode to the family. And to illustrate its point, the exhibition unveils to the public a multitude of ancient and modern objects, all on the theme of the flower of Aphrodite. Find dresses, accessories, paintings, jewelry, collections of poems and mythical bottles: each object tells a story and brings us a little closer to the genius that was Christian Dior.