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Women in Abstraction

19 May - 23 Aug 2021

 Temporary Exhibition 

Gallery 1, level 6

 

"Women in Abstraction" provides an opportunity to discover artists who represent discoveries both for the specialist and for the general public. It showcases the work of many of these women who suffer from a lack of visibility and recognition beyond the frontiers of their countries. Reviewing their specific contribution to the history of abstraction, the exhibition focuses on the careers of artists who were sometimes unjustly eclipsed from the history of art.

 

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Hito Steyerl. I will survive

Physical and virtual spaces

3 February - 5 July 2021

 Temporary Exhibition 

Gallery 2, level 6

 

The Centre Pompidou and the K21 Düsseldorf are collaborating on a shared exhibition, the first of its size to be devoted to Hito Steyerl in France and in Germany. A retrospective selection of the artist's major pieces is articulated around a new production and accompanied by two publications.  

Through her view, Hito Steyerl's project comes to grips with one of today's essential issues in terms of the changes encountered by museums. Its point of departure is the architecture of the Centre Pompidou: a transparent and functional layout inaugurated more than forty years ago to sustain the heritage missions of the museum with the democratic project of a cultural resource centre that is open to all. 

 

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Where is Kiarostami?

Photography | Poetry

19 May - 26 Jul 2021

 Free exhibition | Full retrospective 

Forum and Galerie de photographies, level –1

 

Graphic works, series of photographs, film sequences both known and less well-known, experiments that challenge artistic classifications.... this full retrospective highlights the aesthetic breadth and existential scope of a protean oeuvre that reclaimed an ancestral poetic tradition with the drive of creative vitality. 

 

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James Coleman

9 Jun - 23 Aug 2021

 Temporary exhibition 

Gallery 3, level 1

 

Retrospective exhibition dedicated to Irish artist James Coleman (born 1941 in Ballaghaderreen). 

The exhibition reflects the exemplary interdisciplinary nature of an artistic production that continued to deconstruct the function of images, operating at the boundaries of different traditions – of painting, photography and film. 

 

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Dation François Morellet

9 Jun - 23 Aug 2021

 Temporary exhibition 

Gallery 4, level 1

 

The Centre Pompidou is presenting eighteen works by French artist François Morellet on the occasion of a major donation of fourteen of his works. This generous gift affords a greater appreciation of the different aspects of one of the most influential figures in the vast international movement of concrete art. 

 

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Petits papiers du 20e siècle

Destribats donation

19 May 2021 - 31 Jan 2022

 Exhibition in the museum 

Museum, levels 5 and 4

 

The Centre Pompidou is paying tribute to Paul Destribats (1926-2017) whose exceptional collection of 12,000 "Petits papiers" recently joined the Kandinsky Library collections thanks to a major donation. 

Manifestos, tracts, posters, programmes, etc. They enable us to discover and comprehend the fundamental role of publications of all sorts in the construction of the most radical avant-gardes; and highlight the unique graphic and literary creativity of these publications. 

 

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Farid Belkahia

10 February - 19 Jul 2021

 Temporary exhibition in the museum 

Museum, level 4 - Galerie d'art graphique and Galerie du Musée

 

Farid Belkahia (1934, Marrakesh – 2014, Marrakesh) is today considered as one of the founders of Moroccan and, more generally, Arabic artistic modernity. 

The exhibition articulates around two consecutive periods in his work: the artist’s Prague and expressionist period beginning in 1959, and his return to Casablanca in 1962, with a room specially dedicated to his copper works. The visit ends with a series of works made using goat’s hide, establishing a dialogue between the avant-garde and traditional culture.

 

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Bagyi Aung Soe

10 February - 23 Aug 2021

 Temporary exhibition in the museum 

Museum, level 4 - Galerie 0, Espace prospectif

 

Bagyi Aung Soe (1923-1990) is a pioneering and prolific figure in modern Burmese art.

Over three hundred works and documents retrace the development of his work over four decades, from the 1940s to the 1990s: oils on canvas, works using felt-tip pen on paper, reverse glass painting and illustrations, as well as archives and original manuscripts.

 

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Coming soon

Hommage à Georges Rouault

Saintes Colères

9 juillet – 3 octobre 2021

 Exposition temporaire dans le musée 

Salle Focus, Musée – niveau 5


Le Centre Pompidou célèbre cet été le 150e anniversaire du peintre français Georges Rouault (1871–1958).

Pour son biographe Pierre Courthion, « la franchise de Rouault, sa façon de protester contre l’injustice sociale et même morale de la vie civile, de la vie laïque vient de ce qu’il a toujours résisté au mensonge, à la dissimulation, à l’hypocrisie de la société ». C’est ce sentiment de révolte, de colère et d’exaspération, ces « saintes colères devant l’injustice », qui résonnent dans cette exposition-hommage.


Georgia O'Keeffe

8 septembre – 6 décembre 2021

 Exposition temporaire 
Galerie 2, niveau 6

 

Première rétrospective en France d'une centaine de peintures, dessins et photographies de l’une des plus grandes figures de l’art nord-américain du 20e siècle.

Disparue à 98 ans, Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) aura traversé l’essentiel des aventures esthétiques du siècle précédent: du modernisme des années 20 à la peinture abstraite « hard edge » dans les années 60, en passant par la recherche identitaire qui marque les États-Unis dans les années 30. 


L’image et son double

15 septembre – 13 décembre 2021

 Exposition temporaire gratuite 
Galerie de photographies, Forum –1

 

Réflexion autour d'une des propriétés principales – sinon la première – de la photographie : la reproduction.

L'exposition collective rassemble une soixantaine d’œuvres issues de la collection du Centre Pompidou – pièces historiques et récentes acquisitions –, et une vingtaine d’artistes internationaux, parmi eux : Pierre Boucher, Man Ray, Raoul Ubac, Constantin Brancusi, Berenice Abbott, Hirofumi Isoya, Miklos Erdely, Timm Ulrichs, Paolo Gioli, Sara Cwynar, Kanji Wakae, Wallace Berman, Bruno Munari, Pati Hill, Eric Rondepierre, Susan Meiselas, ou encore Philipp Goldbach.


Ettore Sottsass, l’objet magique

13 octobre 2021 - 4 janvier 2022

 Exposition temporaire 
Galerie 3, niveau 1

 

Plus de 400 œuvres (dessins, peintures, objets de design), 500 photographies et 200 documents d'archives inédits, des années 1940 aux années 1980 : à travers cet ensemble et selon un parcours chronologique, l'expostion met en avant toutes les composantes créatrices de l'artiste italien Ettore Sottsass (1917, Autriche – 2007, Italie). 

Elle met particulièrement en exergue la dimension émotionnelle, rituelle, symbolique, « magique » du design qu'a toujours revendiquée Sottsass, prompte à tisser un nouveau lien entre l'homme et les objets. 


Alice Neel

Delayed in 2022

 Temporary exhibition 
Gallery 4, level 1

 

Sayed Haider Raza

Delayed in 2023

 Temporary exhibition 

Gallery 4, level 1