Paintings from afar

In the exhibition 'Paintings from afar', the Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac presents a little-known facet of its collections: paintings by Western artists spanning from the 18th century to the mid-20th century. In response to the shock of a world opening up to them, these artists expressed their sensations, emotions and points of view in different ways, from dream-like creations to naturalism, fantasy to documentary, and romanticism to colonial propaganda.
To help you discover this collection and examine our relationship to the Elsewhere and the Other – places and people defined as foreign and different – we have devised a themed, musical tour in the company of the exhibition’s curator, Sarah Ligner.
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January 29, 2018
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Everyone 10+
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musée du quai Branly
222 rue de l'Université 75343 Paris Cedex 7 France
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