May 29 Nov 22, 2021

Arcimboldo Face to Face

M/M (PARIS), Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Les Quatre Saisons,Le Printemps ,1573


May 29 Nov 22, 2021


Grande Nef

Curated by

Chiara Parisi, director of the Centre Pompidou- Metz, and Anne Horvath, research assistant at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, in a fruitful dialogue with the artist Maurizio Cattelan, the art historians Patricia Falguières and Antonio Pinelli, and the curator Yasha David

Born of a dialogue between the artist Maurizio Cattelan and Chiara Parisi, director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz and curator of the exhibition with Anne Horvath, the exhibition Face à Arcimboldo offers an unprecedented visit, backwards from any chronology, into the meanders of the thought of this mysterious painter of the 16th century, to pierce the actuality of his vocabulary.

You who go, wandering through the world,
Curious to see high and amazing wonders,
Come here, where you will find...