The Centre Pompidou Dedicates An Exhibition to Women: elles-at-centrepompidou


Suzanne Valadon - La Chambre bleue, 1923 - Oil on canvas, 90 x 116 cm. Collection Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne - (diffusion RMN, photo: Jacqueline Hyde)

PARIS – The new
hang of the permanent collection of the Musée National d’Art Moderne is to
be entirely devoted to modern and contemporary women artists – the first
time such a thing will have been done by a national museum of
The exhibition, drawing on one of the world’s greatest
collections of modern and contemporary art, the largest in Europe,
represents a vigorous affirmation of the Museum’s commitment to women
artists of every nationality, across all the disciplines, returning them
to their rightful place at the centre of the modern and contemporary art
of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.