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Beauté Congo, the new exhibition at the Cartier Foundation
From 11 July 2015 to 15 November 2015
In the halls of the foundation, guests will be discovering more than 90 years of Congolese art, mainly paintings, but also music, sculptures, photographs and comics...
The Cartier Fuondation takes us to the Democratic Republic of Congo thanks to this informative exhibition. Beauté Congo is in fact a continuation of previous exhibitions of the Cartier Foundation, reflecting the commitment of the Foundation to contemporary African art.
This exhibition is a great opportunity to discover the diversity and vitality of the artistic scene in this country: from the "precursors" Albert and Antoinette Lubaki Djilatendo and modern artists, often abstract and figurative paintings to the new generation of artists circumvents the principles of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa, we discover 90 years of artistic production.
Paintings, sculptures, music and even photographs remind us of the sections of the history of the country, the daily under colonization, the transition to a Democratic Republic, extravagant parties and nights of Kinshasa in the 1950s and 1960s, save the date and don't miss the occasion for an impressive cultural discovery!
From July 11 to November 15, 2015 11.00 am to 8.00 pm Tuesday to Sunday.
Tuesday night until 10.00 pm
Rates: € 10.5, € 7 students, unemployed, seniors.
Free entrance for the under 13 and on wednesday for the under 18.