22 September 2017 – 28 January 2018

Good · True · Beautiful

Masterpieces of the Paris Salon from the Musée d’Orsay

During the 19th century, the annual Paris Salon was the most prominent exhibition of the international art world. A jury adhering to a classical ideal of beauty decided which artists were admitted. Their works ought to express the good and true in the beauty of form. The exhibition features some 120 paintings, sculptures, drawings and works of decorative arts that demonstrate how the art of the Salon fluctuated between the classical ideal and modern life.

Exhibition poster
23 February – 29 July 2018

You are Faust

Goethe's Drama in the Arts

The world’s most famous example of German literature has always inspired artists, composers and directors. The exhibition presents some 100 works ranging from Delacroix through Murnau to Nam June Paik, demonstrating that Faust to this day carries an important message for everyone. The innovatively staged exhibition invites the visitor on a journey through the play’s narrative and makes you join Faust on his restless quest for sense and purpose of modern life.
Guided tours can be booked starting October 2017.
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