Art and Culture: 5 Must-See Exhibitions to See in Paris Now

Art and Culture: 5 Must-See Exhibitions to See in Paris Now

This autumn’s best exhibitions for art lovers and fashionistas

Rubens, Princely Portraits

A scholar recognised for his talent as a court artist, Rubens became a favourite with European royals. A regal gambol through his most iconic portraits of 17th-century monarchs.

October 4 – January 14, 2018

Irving Penn, Girl with Tobacco on Tongue, 1951, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation © Condé Nast

Irving Penn at the Grand Palais

The Met New York and the Grand Palais mark the centenary of Irving Penn, one of the great photographers of the 20th century. Portraits of Picasso, Yves Saint Laurent, Audrey Hepburn and Alfred Hitchcock.

Until January 29, 2018

Christian Dior, Opéra Bouffe gown, Haute Couture, Fall-Winter 1956
Aimant line Short evening gown in silk faille by Abraham. Paris, Dior Héritage.
© Photo Les Arts Décoratifs / Nicholas Alan Cope

Christian Dior

The Museum of Decorative Arts celebrates the 70th anniversary the Maison Christian Dior, exploring the story of Dior and its couturiers through more than 300 creations.

Until January 7, 2018

Collegno psychiatric hospital, Turin, Italy, 1980
© Raymond Depardon / Magnum Photos

Raymond Depardon

A journey through the work of renowned photographer Raymond Depardon. The full breadth of his stunning images, from celebrity hideouts to press and documentary work.

Until December 24

Exposition ‘Pop Art – Icons that matter. Collection du Whitney Museum of American Art’ at Musée Maillol.

Pop Art

Iconic treasures from the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York come to the Musée Maillol for a fresh look at the Pop Art movement.

Until January 21, 2018

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Sylvia Edwards Davis is a writer and correspondent based in France with a focus on business and culture. A member of the France Media editorial team, Sylvia scans the cultural landscape to bring you the most relevant highlights on current events, art exhibitions, museums and festivals.

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