Shows to See Now: Get Your Contemporary Art Fix in France

Shows to See Now: Get Your Contemporary Art Fix in France

There’s plenty of contemporary art to get inspired about this autumn


The Pompidou Metz explores 50 years of Japanese contemporary artistic creation, from fashion and Manga to visual arts, entertainment and music. Many exhibits have never been on display in Europe before.

Until March 5, 2018


The Mucem in Marseille has established one of the most important collections in Europe on graffiti and hip-hop. This collection of nearly 1,500 objects comprises an astonishing assortment of graffiti panels, posters, stickers, sketches, photographs, and videos. These were acquired as part of campaigns of surveys collected in France, Europe and the Maghreb, as close as possible to the places and actors who accompanied the birth and development of the graffiti.

Until January 8, 2018

Musa train graffe ©Mucem, Yves Inchierman


Embark on a wondrous journey through Versailles’s Petit Parc, as experienced and captured by contemporary artists – from the glory of autumn to the stunning freeze-over of winter.

Until January 7, 2018

From France Today magazine

Aerial view of the Chateau de Versailles gardens. Photo: Thomas Garnier

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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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