"Spectacular exhibition "Crime and Punishment"" Top 5 Page for this destination Past Events Tip by breughel

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From 16/03 till 27/06/2010 the exhibition hall of the Musée d'Orsay shows a spectacular special exhibition on the criminal theme in visual arts over the two last centuries.

Striking works from painters like Goya, Géricault, Magritte and Picasso with images of crime or capital punishment. One will find the themes of the gibbet, the garrote, the guillotine and the electric chair.
This exhibition brings together "the aesthetic of violence and the violence of the aesthetic".

Open 16/03 - 27/06/2010 Same days and hours as permanent collection.
Price: 11 ? combined ticket permanent collection + special exhibitions

Directions: Métro: line 12, Solférino station; RER: line C, Musée d'Orsay station
Website: http://www.musee-orsay.fr/

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  • Written Mar 20, 2010
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