May 22, 2017

Paris, fin de siècle

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao displays masterpieces from Signac, Redon and Toulouse-Lautrec, among others    

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents the exhibition París, fin de siglo: Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and their contemporaries, from May 12th to September 17th. The display is form by 125 pieces from the French vanguards of the end of the 19th Century, like Neo-Impresionism, Simbolism and the Nabis.

This period was marked by political turbulences, and brought a new generation of artists that followed the themes of their predecessors the Impressionists but adding a new treatment, with more introspective scenes. The exhibition includes oil on canvas, drawings, prints and stamps from some of the most representative artists of this era, such as Henri-Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Signac, Odilon Redon and Maurice Denis.

The presentation is showcased in three of the museum’s halls. It is accompanied by some parallel activities, like classic cinema showings with live music and the workshop Descubre las melodías francesas de fin de siglo.

More information at: parisfindesiecle.guggenheim-bilbao.eus