Musée d'Orsay | Exhibition

Sérusier’s ‘Talisman’, a prophecy of colour Member

from 29 January 2019 to 28 April 2019

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur - 75007 Paris

Musée d'Orsay - Saint-Germain-des-Prés - 7e Arrondissement

Le Talisman/L ’Aven au Bois d’Amour, musée d’Orsay

Description

Even today, 130 years after it was first painted, Paul Sérusier’s ‘Talisman’ continues to fascinate art lovers. The painting, which was inspired by Paul Gauguin’s techniques, is the centrepiece of this exhibition presenting works by artists who formed part of the Nabis movement and their new post-Impressionist aesthetic. The yellow trees and blue shadows of the ‘Talisman’ are harbingers of a new style of painting that explores the pure, the personal and the abstract.

Audience

All public

Prices and times

9:30am - 6:00pm Tuesday Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30am - 09:30pm Thursday, closed Monday

11€ - 14€

Musée d'Orsay

Internationally renowned for its rich collection of Impressionist art, the Musée d'Orsay also displays all Western artistic creation from 1848 to 1914. Its collections represent all expressive forms, from painting to architecture, as well as sculpture, the decorative arts and photography. You're sure to be dazzled by the beauty of the place: a train station that looks like a palace, inaugurated for the 1900 Universal Exposition.

At the end of 2011, the museum reopened all of its entirely renovated spaces as well as some new rooms: an additional 400 m² for the Pavillon Amont, Post-Impressionist artists at the heart of the museum, the redesign of the Impressionists gallery, a new temporary exhibition space, plus a new 'aquatic' decor for the Café des Hauteurs, designed by Brazilian designers, the Campana Brothers.

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Musée d'Orsay

1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur
75007 Paris
www.musee-orsay.fr

  • Subway - Solférino
  • RER - Musée d'Orsay
  • Bus - 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits
  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person
  • Priority admission

Accessibility information

Priority access without queues at entrance C.
- Physically disabled: reserved parking spaces near the museum are listed under the Access tab on the Musée d'Orsay website. The museum is entirely accessible. Auditorium designed to welcome up to 3 people in wheelchairs.
-Visual impairment: guide and assistance dogs are allowed around the collections in the museum and exhibitions. Museum does not have tactile walkways (you are not permitted to touch the artwork)
-Audio impairment: all year round, there are visits available in sign language. Auditorium equipped with hearing loop.

All information on:
http://www.musee-orsay.fr/fr/espace-particuliers/particuliers/visiteurs-handicapes/bienvenue.html
General information and switchboard: + 33 (0) 1 40 49 48 14

Tested and approved in 2015 by 'Paris by wheelchair (Paris en fauteil roulant)': https://www.facebook.com/parisenfauteilroulant/

More details on accessibility

'Tourisme & Handicap' marked establishment

  • 'Tourisme & Handicap' mark
  • For hearing disability For hearing disability
  • For mental disability For mental disability

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