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Exhibition - Alphonse Mucha

Until 01/27/2019

MUSEE DU LUXEMBOURG

An internationally renowned Czech artist, Alphonse Mucha remains indissociable from the image of …

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Description

An internationally renowned Czech artist, Alphonse Mucha remains indissociable from the image of Paris 1900. His celebrity comes mainly from his elegant posters with a very strong style, emblematic of Art Nouveau. But his work as a poster artist too often overshadows other aspects of his production, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, decorations, objets d’art…

Through all these works, the figure of a man takes shape, mystic and visionary, animated by true political thought, at the time of the Czech national renewal and the splitting up of the Austro-Hungarian empire. All the preparatory work for the Slavic saga between 1911 and 1928 shows his attachment to his native country and his dream of unity among the Slavic people. Beyond being the master of Art Nouveau, it is his abundant work and the singular personality of this artist that the exhibition intends to reveal to visitors.

Curatorship: Tomoko Sato, curator of the Mucha Foundation, Prague

Exhibition organised by the RMN-GP in co-production with Arthemisia with the collaboration of the Mucha Foundation, Prague

Practical information

Getting there

  • Bus: Lines 58, 84, 89, Luxembourg stop; Lines 63, 70, 87, 86, 93, Saint Sulpice stop

  • Metro: Line 4, Saint Sulpice stop; Line 10, Mabillon stop

  • RER: Line B, Luxembourg stop (Jardin du Luxembourg exit)

  • By car: Marché Saint-Germain car park: access via rue Lobineau, Paris 6th arrondissement Place Saint Sulpice car park, Paris 6th arrondissement

  • Vélib’ bicycle sharing: Stations 6009, 6030, 6017

Opening hours

  • Open every day Monday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm

  • Open until 10 pm every Friday and Monday from 12 November to 17 December

  • No weekly closing day

  • Museum closed on 25 December

  • On 24 and 31 of December open from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm

  • Last entry 45 minutes before close

  • Start evacuation of the rooms 15 minutes before the closing time of the museum

Tickets and pricing

  • Free of charge for those under the age of 16; recipients of the following benefits: Earned Income Supplement (RSA), Specific Solidarity Allowance (ASS), Solidarity Allowance for the Elderly (ASPA); disabled persons and disabled veterans.

  • Reduced rates applied upon presentation of proof of eligibility.

  • “Special youth” rate: Monday to Friday after 4:00 pm, 2 people aged 16-25 for the price of one. Proof of identity will be required.

Visits

Following the reinforcement of security measures in the framework of the Vigipirate plan, we inform you that only one bag per person (maximum size 42x30x20 cm) will be permitted within the walls of the Musée du Luxembourg. All other bags, shopping bags, luggage and bulky items are prohibited, including in the cloakroom. We thank you for your understanding and wish you a wonderful visit.

Please note:

- Animals are prohibited.

- Pushchairs are not permitted inside the Museum but may be left in the cloakroom. Baby carriers may be borrowed from the Museum.

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