“Georges Braque: From colour to engraved purity” opens at Le centre d’art la Malmaison

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While the Grand Palais in Paris presents an exhibition on Georges Braque, the Cannes Art Centre showcases until 27 April 2014 an exhibition entitled, Georges Braque, magic prints. The exhibition features 250 original prints created between 1921 and 1963.

Fifty years after the death of the artist who was with Picasso, one of the founders of Cubism, this show focuses on his relationship with literature. The exhibition highlights the relationship between the artist and members of the literary avant-garde of the twentieth century including Guillaume Apollinaire, René Char or Francis Ponge…

The exhibition also includes the famous series of sixteen engraving works, inspired by Hesiod’s Theogony and commissioned by the publisher Ambroise Vollard in 1932.