Ocean imaginings

Flagship exhibition of spring and summer 2018, "Ocean Imaginings" questions the question of the imaginary related to the sea, the ocean and the abyss in the artists of the second half of the nineteenth and then of the twentieth century, at the decisive moment when the gaze on the underwater world is transformed, carried by a new discipline, oceanography.
In the setting of an architecture open to the maritime landscape and port of Le Havre, the course reveals 180 works, paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, videos, glasses, ceramics ... made by nearly 100 artists including Anna Atkins, Gustave Moreau , Arnold Böcklin, Auguste Rodin, Emile Gallé, Max Klinger, Adolf Hiremy-Hirschl, Jean-Francis Auburtin, Mathurin Méheut, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Brassaï, Jean Painlevé, Philippe Halsmann, Pierre and Gilles, and Nicolas Floc'h and Elsa Guillaume ...
Curated by Annette Haudiquet, Director of MuMa, Denis-Michel Boëll, General Curator of Heritage and Marc Donnadieu, Chief Curator at the Musée de l'Elysée (Lausanne), Born in Foam and Dreams unites an unprecedented set of numerous public and private French and international collections including the Center Pompidou (70 works), the Orsay Museum, the Petit Palais, the Rodin Museum, the Cinémathèque Française, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Lille, the Museum of the Nancy School, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen ...
Contact details

Ocean imaginings

Muma2 Boulevard Clemenceau

76600 LE HAVRE




Base rate From 10 €
Reduced rate From 6 €

Opening times

From saturday 05/05/2018 to sunday 09/09/2018



Cultural, Impressionism, Painting, Exhibition