For lack of deconfinement of the museum, an exhibition of the painter William Turner becomes virtual

A tour of France of exhibitions to see this summer


Deprived of museums and art centers during confinement, the French will catch up during the holidays.From Lens to Avignon, via Jumièges, Bordeaux or Lyon, not to mention Paris, art lovers can compose a beautiful Discovery tour.Important clarification: most of the places mentioned welcome visitors after pre-booking and equipped with a mask, due to the epidemic of Covid-19.

Mount Fuji in majesty at the Guimet Museum in Paris

For its reopening after the confinement period, the Guimet Museum of Asian Arts drew from its very rich collection of 11,000 prints to present an exhibition centered on Mount Fuji.The highest point in Honshu, visible from many places in the world.main island of the Japanese archipelago, this mountain has not ceased to be a source of inspiration for writers, poets, and also artists.The museum presents some seventy prints where this volcanic cone stands out perfect covered at its summit with eternal snow, major subject of the most famous series of engravings of the Edo period.Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) thus represented it in different seasons in his series of prints "The 36 views of the mount Fuji "or that retracing the various stages of the Tokaido route.We find a selection in this exhibition, alongside works by his contemporaries Yashima Gakutei (1786-1868) or Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858).old or recent, as well i decorative objects complete this presentation.Visitors can take advantage of their visit to discover the new terrace on the third floor of the establishment, which offers a panoramic view of the Trocadéro and the Eiffel Tower.Sylvie Kerviel

Posted Date: 2020-07-12

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