5 Must-See Exhibitions in Paris this Autumn

5 Must-See Exhibitions in Paris this Autumn

Caravaggio’s Roman Period

Devoted to the tumultuous Roman years of the leading figure of early 17th-century Italian painting, nine masterpieces by Caravaggio will be brought together for this unique event at the Musée Jacquemart-André.

Until January 28, 2019. musee-jacquemart-andre.com

View of the exhibition Paintings from Afar © musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, photo Gautier Deblonde

Paintings from Afar

Showcasing little-known works from the Quai Branly’s extensive collection, Paintings from Afar looks at the evolution of Western art in the age of rapidly expanding colonial empire.

Until January 6, 2019. www.quaibranly.fr

Alberto Giacometti, La Forêt, 1950, Fondation Giacometti, Paris © Succession Alberto Giacometti/ADAGP, Paris 2018

Giacometti, between Tradition and Avant Garde

The Musée Maillol revisits the work of Giacometti through 50 of his sculptures in dialogue with more than 25 works of the classic and contemporary artists of his era, including Rodin, Bourdelle, Maillol, Brâncusi and Zadkine.

Until January 20, 2019. www.museemaillol.com

Luiz Zerbini, A Primeira Missa, 2014 ©Collection Luis Zerbini, Photo Jaime Acioli.

Southern Geometry, from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego

The Fondation Cartier celebrates the wealth of colour and diversity of styles in the geometric art of Latin America, bringing together 250 artworks made by over 70 artists from the Pre-Columbian period to the present day.

Until February 24, 2019. www.fondation.cartier.com

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, La Blanchisseuse
1886-1887 Onyx Art
Collection © SGS Art Services

Private Collections: From the Impressionists to the Fauves

The Marmottan-Monet presents 62 paintings, drawings and sculptures from private collections in a pictorial itinerary that ranges from Monet to Matisse.

Until February 10, 2019. www.marmottan.fr

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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.