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Le Salon des artistes francais

“Le Salon des Artistes Français”, 2018 a prestigious showcase for living artists and an event that is praised by a global public, has come to an end. In its 228th edition, (14th-18th February) it welcomed almost 33,000 visitors under the glass vaults of the prestigious Grand Palais in Paris. The French Artists Association is the direct heir of the Salon created in 1667 by Colbert for Louis XIV and has witnessed more than three centuries of history with the rise and fall of empires, revolutions and wars, showcasing the works of artists who have left their mark, including Camille Claudel, Eugène Delacroix, Gustave Doré, Ingres, Manet, Renoir, Alechinsky, Magritte, Man Ray, Picasso, Dali, Bernard Buet, César, Yves Klein, Rodin …

From 1901 onwards, the Salon has taken place every year, except for a couple of interruptions, at the Grand Palais in Paris. The Salon has also inspired famous writers such as Diderot, Stendhal, Baudelaire, Zola, Maupassant, Apollinaire …

“The Salon is the place for contemporary creation in its original definition, that is, the artistic creations of our time. We exhibit the artists of today, artists who are alive now,” underlined Martine Delaleuf, president of the Salon des Artistes Français, architect and painter.

  2018  /  Exhibitions  /  Last Updated March 10, 2018 by developer  /