GREATER PARIS : 2020-03-01

LA UNE : 58 : 58


GUIDE MUSÉE JACQUEMART-ANDRÉ PARIS SAINTAUGUS­TIN win 2 places for Turner exhibition at Musée Jacquemart-André, To participat­e in the competitio­n and be in with a chance to simply take a snap of this page and discover how you can take part. The competitio­n is valid from March 1st to May 31st, 2020. TURNER: by Patricia Valicenti AN EXCEPTIONA­L SHOW From March 13th through to July 20th 158 Boulevard Haussmann (8th), 01 45 62 11 59 H e is regarded as the leading representa­tive of the golden age of English watercolor painting. His effects of light and transparen­cy on the English countrysid­e or Venetian lagoons remain celebrated, inimitable.The Musée Jacquemart-André-Institut de France is paying tribute to Joseph Mallord William Turner, whose life and career spanned the 18th and 19th centuries, in an exhibition entitled Turner, Paintings and Watercolor­s of the Tate. ALSO TO SEE This delightful restaurant and tea salon serves homemade seasonal food and also houses a fine grocery store and carries a wide range of ciders. 109 Boulevard Haussmann (8th), 01 42 65 65 83 - The show is being presented in conjunctio­n with the Tate Britain, which houses the largest collection of Turners in the world and which granted an exceptiona­l loan to the Musée Jacquemart­André which is presenting some 60 watercolor­s and ten oil paintings by the master, some of which have never been shown in France before. The painter died in 1851 and in 1856, Great Britain received an enormous bequest of his works including numerous oil paintings, sketches, unfinished works and thousands of works on paper including drawings, watercolor­s and sketchbook­s all reflecting the modernity of this Romantic painter. The exhibition reveals a unique viewpoint on the imaginatio­n and work practices of the largely self-taught Turner. This museum, located in a private mansion on the scenic Parc Monceau, is dedicated to French decorative art from the second half of the 18th century. 63 rue de Monceau (8th), 01 53 89 06 50 The show, which follows a chronologi­cal order, enables the visitor to follow, step by step, the evolution of the painter from his youth marked by a certain Realism to the works of his mature years, marked by his fascinatin­g experiment­s in light and color. This beautiful store devoted to fine clothing and accessorie­s is also worth a visit for the design of the building inside and out. 101 Avenue des Champs-Elysées (8th), 09 77 40 40 77 - www.louisvuitt­ 58 GREATER PARIS SPRING - PRINTEMPS 2020 |

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