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What the Pompidou Centre has awaiting you in 2020

What the Pompidou Centre has awaiting you in 2020

The Pompidou Centre is the most visited 20th century cultural building in the capital. Find out what its 2020 schedule has in store for you! With its monographic, thematic and historical exhibitions, this high-tech architectural masterpiece offers visitors a constantly renewed panorama of modern and contemporary art and creation.


Current exhibitions


You have until January 20th to discover the exhibition dedicated to the famous British painter Francis Bacon. Until January 27th, you can see Meeting Points, a presentation of works by artists in residence of the Pompidou Centre’s partner companies, as well as Diamon'd, dedicated to the conceptual creativity of Jean-Pierre Bertrand.

Until February 14th you can still catch Calais - Witnessing the Jungle, a disturbing perspective on the French port’s refugee situation.

Running until March 16th, the exhibition Life in the Making looks back at the life and work of Christian Boltanski, a contemporary French artist known for exploring the boundaries between the absent and the present.

Finally, until March 9th, the Centre invites you to discover an exhibition celebrating the centenary of the birth of the French painter Pierre Soulages.


Upcoming exhibitions in 2020


From February 5th to April 27th, the exhibition Yuan Jai will immerse you in the lush landscapes, contemporary motifs and spooky bestiary of this Chinese artist and Taiwanese resident.

Do you want to know more about intelligence in all its forms? From February 26th to April 20th, Neurons; Simulated Intelligences invites you to discover how research into the brain and artificial intelligence is affecting various aspects of our world!

At the same time, a large exhibition will be devoted to Jéremy Shaw. The Canadian artist’s Phase Shifting Index plunges you into an immersive sound installation comprising several video screens evoking the 1950s to the 1990s.

Christo Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon are in the spotlight from March 18th to June 15th via an exhibition that traces their Parisian period between 1958 and 1964.

From May 13th to August 31st you will have the pleasure of admiring a tribute to Henri Matisse, celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. This exhibition, which explores the links between text and image in the artist’s vision, brings together essential works offering a unique reading of his creativity.

Known for her very personal figure work and political and social commitment, the 20th century American artist Alice Neel is the focus of a presentation at the Pompidou Centre from June 10th to August 24th. You are invited to discover a retrospective of Neel creations through the two key themes of class struggle and gender struggle.

Finally, from June 24th to August 24th, don’t miss an exhibition dedicated to the German artist Hito Steyerl. She questions the power of the new technologies over the public and, with the help of immersive video and multimedia installations, the exhibition tackles a debate that has today become increasingly important.



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