Louvre Presents ‘The Art of Paper’, an Exhibition of Seventy Works on Paper by Some Fifty Artists


PARIS.- For this exhibition, seventy works on paper by some fifty artists active between the fifteenth century and the present day have been selected from the print and drawing collections of three museums in Paris—the Musée du Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou—as well as from a number of other French collections. The artists represented use a variety of techniques and tools on all kinds of paper: white or colored, transparent or not, and either found, reused or carefully chosen. Paper may be marked, stamped, overlaid, assembled or cut out, pasted, stapled or even stuck with pins. Drawings may be executed on fine art papers selected according to very precise