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Mélancolie, Génie, Folie and Dada

Paris:– Saturday, 10. Sept. 2005:– This 'page two' starts off with events that begin in or after October. These are followed by events that will end soon or within a couple of weeks.

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David, le Portrait en Excellence – is a major retrospective of the works of Jacques Louis David, witness and artist. Many works on show for the first timeposter, expo route mandarine, musee guimet in France. To start on Tuesday, 4. October and continue until 26. February. From 10:00 to 18:00 daily and on Mondays until 21:30. At the Musée Jacquemart – Andre, 158. Boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8. Métro: Miromesnil. InfoTel.: 01 45 62 11 59.

Croiser des Mondes. – photographs are a slice of real, disconnected from reality, yet form another reality either concrete or one of sensations. This show begins on Tuesday, 4. October and goes on until Sunday, 8. January. Hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 19:00, Tuesday evenings to 21:30, and on weekends from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, 1, place de la Concorde, Paris 8. Metro: Place de la Concorde. InfoTel.: 01 47 03 12 50.

Camille Claudel – instead of knitting Camille decided to work in stone. Supported by critic Octave Mirbeau, she was also allied with Auguste Rodin. This major exhibition has gathered many pieces from museums and private collections. To begin Wednesday, 5. October and continue until Tuesday, 31. January. From 10:00 to 18:00, except on Mondays. Closed Christmas and New Years Day. At the Musée Marmottan–Monet, 2. Rue Louis–Boilly, Paris 16. Métro: La Muette. InfoTel.: 01 44 96 50 33.

DADA – this is a really big show, the first in France since 1966, with 1000 works of nothing but Dada, with everything you need to know about Dada to start your own crazy Dada movement. For big Dada fans this show moves on to Washington DC and later, to New York City. Here Dada starts Wednesday, 5. October and goes on until Monday, 9. January. From 11:00 to 21:00 daily, and on Thursday until 23:00. Closed on Tuesday. At the Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 44 78 12 33.

Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele, Moser – are in this exhibition titled Vienna 1900, in their first show together in Paris. This is the one to see if Dada isn't your beer. To start on Wednesday, 5. October and continue until Monday, 23. January. Openposter, bresil de marc ferrez, musee carnavalet 10:00 to 20:00 and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations – often – required for morning visits before 13:00. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, entry at Square Jean Perrin, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Le Feu Sous les Cendres – a pictorial adventure of the 20th century, from Picasso to Basquiat. To begin on Thursday, 6. October and go on until 16. February. Except Tuesdays, from 11:00 to 18:00 daily. At the Musée Maillol – Fondation Dina Vierny, 59–61. Rue de Grenelle, Paris 7. Métro: Rue du Bac. InfoTel.: 01 42 22 59 58.

Hommage à Niemeyer – from Oscar Niemeyer to Brazil's new architects, from Cariocas, to the Paolitains, all on critical view. Beginning on Saturday, 8. October and continuing until Saturday, 14. January. Except Tuesday, from 10:00 to 17:00. At the Palais de la Porte Dorée, 293, avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12. Métro: Porte Dorée. InfoTel.: 01 44 74 84 80. Be sure to visit the aquarium too.

Paris Lumières – in 1737 Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Aulne, decided that Paris needed a splendid map, for the plus belle capitale du monde and the 'Plan Turgot' was the result. This show begins Wednesday, 12 October, until Monday, 9. January. Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30, and on weekends from 14:00 to 17:30. Closed Tuesdays and holidays. At the Musée de l'Histoire de France, Centre Historique des Archives Nationales, Hôtel de Soubise, 60. Rue des Francs–Bourgeois, Paris 3. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 40 27 60 96.

Mélancolie, Génie et Folie en Occident – no need to take a happy pill beforeposter, burlesques contemporaines, musee jeu de paume seeing this because artistic melancholy isn't all that sad. Starts on Thursday, 13. October and goes until Monday, 16. January. Open 10:00 to 20:00 and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations – often – required for morning visits before 13:00. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, entry at Square Jean Perrin, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Photos by Gérard Rondeau – in an exhibition titled 'Hors Cadre.' Starts on Thursday, 13. October and goes until Monday, 9. January. Open 10:00 to 20:00 and until 22:00 on Wednesdays. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations – often – required for morning visits before 13:00. At the Grand Palais, 3. Avenue du Général Eisenhower, entry at Square Jean Perrin, Paris 8. Métro: Champs–Elysées–Clemenceau. InfoTel.: 01 44 13 17 17.

Star Wars – l'Expo – displays the science behind the making of the 'Star Wars' films, plus the 'science' of the films. To begin on Tuesday, 18. October and continue until 31. August 2006. From Tuesday to Saturday, from 10:00 to 18:00; on Sundays from 10:00 to 19:00. At the Cité des Sciences, 30. Avenue Corentin–Cariou, Paris 19. Métro: Porte de la Villette. InfoTel.: 01 40 05 80 00.

France–Bavaria – shows the back–and–forthposter, mardis a la coupole between France and Bavaria, in rare documents. From Wednesday, 19. October until Monday, 16. January. Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30, and on weekends from 14:00 to 17:30. Closed Tuesdays and holidays. At the Musée de l'Histoire de France, Centre Historique des Archives Nationales, Hôtel de Soubise, 60. Rue des Francs–Bourgeois, Paris 3. Métro: Rambuteau. InfoTel.: 01 40 27 60 96.

John Lennon, Unfinished Music – songs and journal entries, protesting our funky western world, resonating today as 25 years ago. To begin on Thursday, 20. October and continue until 26. June. From Tuesday to Saturday, from 12:00 to 18:00 and on Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00. At the Parc de la Villette, 211. Avenue Jean–Jaurès, Paris 19. Métro: Porte de Pantin. InfoTel.: 01 44 84 44 84. ResaTel.: 01 40 03 75 75.

Constant Dutilleux and Alfred Robaut – a painter and a fan, both close to Eugène Delacroix. An exhibition from the collections of Henri Dutilleux and the Bibliothèque Nationale. Beginning on Friday, 21. October, until Monday, 30. January. On view daily except Tuesdays from 9:30 to 17:00. At the Musée National Eugène Delacroix, 6. Rue de Furstenberg, Paris 6. Métro: Saint–Germain–des–Prés or Mabillon. InfoTel.: 01 44 41 85 50.<</P>

Art Religieux de Bouchard – is an exhibition of artworks done between 1928 and 1935 for various churches around France and in Paris. Begins Saturday, 22. October, continues until 25. May 2006. Only open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 14:00 to 19:00. At the Musée Bouchard, 25. Rue de l'Yvette, Paris 16. Métro: Jasmin. InfoTel: 01 46 47 63 46.


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