Musée de l'Orangerie | Exhibition

Franz Marc / August Macke. The adventure of the Blue Rider Member

from 06 March 2019 to 17 June 2019

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine - 75001 Paris

Louvre - 1er Arrondissement


Franz Marc Le Rêve, Der Traum,1912


The fates of painters Franz Marc and August Macke, both leading exponents of German Expressionism and the Der Blaue Reiter (blue rider) movement, were intertwined. This exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie retracing their careers looks at Franz Marc’s famous blue horses, the meeting of both painters with Victor Vasarely and their subsequent exploration of more extreme forms of painting. The show comprises the masterpieces of the two German painters, who were both admirers of Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Fauvism.


All public

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From 9am to 6pm. Closed on Tuesday

€9. Reduced price: €6.50

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Musée de l'Orangerie

In impressively-sized rooms, the Musée de la l'Orangerie houses a series of large Water Lilies paintings which are masterpieces offered by Monet himself to France in 1922. The basement houses the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collections which are dedicated to the great names of the 20th century: Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine ...

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Musée de l'Orangerie

Jardin des Tuileries, côté Seine
75001 Paris

  • Subway - Concorde
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