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Miró exhibition

Portrait de Joan Miró en 1968. © Photo Jacques Robert / Archives Fondation Maeght.
Portrait de Joan Miró en 1968. © Photo Jacques Robert / Archives Fondation Maeght.Frappeuse de silex, 1973. Gravure originale en Aquatinte, Carborundum et Eau-forte sur Vélin d'Arches. © Successió Miró, Adagp Paris 2019. Photo Claude Germain / Archives Fondation Maeght.

JOAN MIRÓ.
BEYOND PAINTING.
29 June – 17 November 2019
At the MAEGHT FOUNDATION

From 29 June to 17 November 2019, the Fondation Maeght is celebrating Joan Miró, a major player in the foundation's creation alongside Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and their architect friend Josep Lluís Sert. The exhibition "Joan Miró. Beyond painting." curated by Rosa Maria Malet, former director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, gives visitors the opportunity to discover an essential aspect of the artist: his exceptional graphic work.

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Frappeuse de silex, 1973. Gravure originale en Aquatinte, Carborundum et Eau-forte sur Vélin d'Arches. © Successió Miró, Adagp Paris 2019. Photo Claude Germain / Archives Fondation Maeght.

The exhibition is centred on the working process of Miró, an artist who produced one of the most remarkable bodies of printed work in the history of art. Made possible largely from an exceptional donation by Adrien Maeght, who worked with Miró in his studio at the ARTE print shop, the show presents over 200 works, including a number of unseen gouaches. Artist's proofs, posters, prints, original lithographs, printing plates, final proofs and rare books complete the exhibition and shed light on this prodigious creative work.

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The Maeght Foundation

Fondation Maeght © Archives Fondation Maeght
Fondation Maeght © Archives Fondation MaeghtMarc Chagall, La Vie, 1964. Don Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, 1964. © Adagp, Paris 2018-2019 CHAGALL ®. Photo Archives Fondation Maeght.

The Maeght Foundation
A place of dialogue between art and nature 

Inaugurated on July 28th, 1964 by André Malraux, the Fondation Marguerite and Aimé Maeght has become one of the major international cultural institutions. The Maeght Foundation is a story of family and friendship. Aimé & Marguerite Maeght came up with the idea and the funding in collaboration with Catalonian architect Josep Lluis Sert. 

Marc Chagall, La Vie, 1964. Don Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, 1964. © Adagp, Paris 2018-2019 CHAGALL ®. Photo Archives Fondation Maeght.

Their artist friends participated in the design and in bringing the project to fruition. Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Alberto Giacometti, Georges Braque, Alexander Calder and Fernand Léger all found the ideal creative setting in a museum at one with nature, where the rooms and the gardens interact in perfect harmony. The Maeght Foundation has one of the largest collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphic works of modern and contemporary art in Europe.

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Heritage & Cinema

History and heritage in Saint-Paul de Vence

Saint-Paul de Vence, city of arts. Yes, but not only! Although readily associated with artists and their works, Saint-Paul de Vence is also a major heritage hotspot on the French Riviera.

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Saint-Paul de Vence and the movies

Stars from the 7th Art have been frequenting the village for over 50 years. Directors, producers, actors, film-makers… the list is long. Film celebrities started to flock to the French Riviera back in the very early 1940s, drawn by the Victorine film studios in Nice and the Film Festival in Cannes.

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Guided Tours on Art

The Folon chapel 

"Associating my name with a chapel in Saint-Paul de Vence will be an expression of my love for all those in the village whom I have loved". Decorating the White Penitents’ chapel was one of Folon’s last projects. Saint-Paul de Vence was the perfect setting for the work of an artist so sensitive to the beauty of shapes, substances and the light.

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In the footsteps of Marc Chagall

This lover of light and the Mediterranean land lived in Saint-Paul for nearly 20 years, tirelessly integrating the village and its ramparts in his paintings. Here, Marc Chagall painted his favourite theme, love, over and over again.

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