Take advantage of your pass to discover the artists of the "École de Paris"! This artistic scene was formed at the beginning of the 20th century and lasted until the Second World War. It is composed of artists from all over Europe, but also from America, Asia and Africa. Some of them are famous today, such as Marc Chagall, Chaïm Soutine or Amedeo Modigliani... Dive into a cosmopolitanism without precedent in the history of art.
This exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Art and History presents numerous works by artists, including Jewish artists, who came from European metropolises and the villages of the Russian Empire to join the ranks of the academies in the capital. All of them were in search of political, social and religious emancipation... Access to artistic disciplines was often limited in their countries of origin, so they hoped to confront modernity in Paris and become creators in their own right. Through more than 130 works and numerous unpublished documents, the exhibition aims to renew our understanding of this generation of Jewish artists who arrived in Paris between 1900 and 1914.
Located in the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, in the heart of the Marais district of Paris, the Museum of Jewish Art and History aims to trace the history of the Jewish communities of France, Europe and the Mediterranean through the diversity of their forms of artistic expression, their heritage and their traditions, from Antiquity to the present day. Inaugurated in 1998, it illustrates today two thousand years of "shared cultures".
The Hôtel de Saint-Aignan was built on the usual plan of large aristocratic hotels by the a
Until October 31st.
Please note that you must book your visit on the MAHJ ticketing service by clicking here ("You already have a ticket", fill in the quantity and add to the basket, "next" then select the date and time).
Pass valid for two people.
Your ticket for the exhibition will be sent to you by mail.
Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, 71 Rue du Temple, 75003 Paris
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