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Opening: Etel Adnan et les modernes


We have the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of the exhibition Etel Adnan et les modernes.

Opening: Wednesday 05.06.2019 | 18h00 – 20h30
Exhibition: 06.06 – 08.09.2019

Since the 1960s, the poet, writer and painter Etel Adnan (b. 1925, Beirut) has built up a body of work that makes significant links between the image and text; Eastern and Western cultures; Modernism and contemporary art. Her work reflects a sensitive, dynamic relationship with the world, exploring questions of landscape, abstraction, colour, writing, memory and history. Her exhibition at Mudam, which is hosted across two galleries on the upper floor of the museum, assembles a broad spectrum of her work, including paintings, works on paper and tapestries. These are shown together in dialogue with works by Modernists and contemporary artists, shedding fresh light on her multifaceted oeuvre.


Portrait d’Etel Adnan
© Photo : Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris