"Beacons" at Centre Pompidou-Metz

From February 14, 2014 to February 14, 2016
  • Fernand Léger, Composition aux deux perroquets, 1935 - 1939

    Fernand Léger, Composition aux deux perroquets, 1935 - 1939

    © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI / Jacques Faujour / Dist. RMN-GP © ADAGP, Paris

  • Pierre Soulages, Peinture 202 x 453 cm, 29 juin 1979 et Pierre Alechinsky, Le Monde perdu

    Pierre Soulages, Peinture 202 x 453 cm, 29 juin 1979 et Pierre Alechinsky, Le Monde perdu

    © Centre Pompidou/ Soulages, 29 Juin 1979- Alechinsky, Le Monde Perdu/ Adagp, Paris 2013

  • Centre Pompidou-Metz

    Centre Pompidou-Metz

    © Centre Pompidou-Metz/ Shigeru Ban Architects Europe et Jean de Gastines

"Beacons" at Centre Pompidou-Metz 1 Parvis des Droits de l’Homme 57020 Metz fr

Centre Pompidou-Metz present Beacons, a 2 years temporary exhibition showcasing some twenty major works from the collections of Centre Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne. These will include Pablo Picasso's stage curtain for the ballet Mercure, Composition with Two Parrots by Fernand Léger, and Figures and Birds in the Night by Joan Miró.

From Pablo Picasso to Anish Kapoor, Sam Francis, Joseph Beuys and Dan Flavin, Beacons spans the history of art from the early 20th century to the present, and spotlights important artists and movements of this period.

Staged inside de Grande Nef, a gallery of unparalleled dimensions in Europe, the exhibition is a rare opportunity, given their size, to view together monumental works including Polombe by Frank Stella (over eight metres long) and Survivor(s), a series of seven large-format paintings by Yan Pei-Ming.

Beacons will focus on painting and sculpture as, for conservation reasons, drawings and photographs cannot be displayed over an extended period.

Admission fees and rates

Adjustable ticket fare based on the number of exhibition spaces open on the day of your visit: 7 € / 10 € / 12 €

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