today my "one day in..." in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. I'm photograph people observing works of art within the museum. It's allowing me to see the museum from a completely new perspective.
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, located on the Left Bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum is dedicated to the art of the period 1848 to 1914, and is particularly known for its collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings.
The museum's collection includes works by famous artists such as Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent van Gogh. It also has a significant collection of sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper, including photographs and prints.
In addition to its permanent collection, the Musée d'Orsay also hosts temporary exhibitions on a variety of topics related to its collection. The museum is a popular tourist destination and attracts over 3 million visitors each year. It is also a popular venue for cultural events, such as concerts and lectures.
It was a pleasure to be able to capture the beauty and emotion of the people visiting the museum through my photography. I believe that art has the power to inspire and move us, and it was evident in the expressions and reactions of the visitors I photographed.
I also enjoyed the opportunity to explore the museum and discover new works of art that I may have missed on previous visits. It's always inspiring to see the creativity and talent of the artists on display.
Overall, this photoproject at the Musée d'Orsay was a fantastic experience that allowed me to appreciate the beauty and power of art in a new way.
From September 13th, 2022 to January 08th, 2023
As an extension of the Kehinde Wiley exhibition, organized at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini during the 59th Venice Biennale, the Musée d’Orsay is displaying three monumental works by the artist within its Nave: a painting, Femme piquée par un serpent (Woman Bitten By A Snake) (Mamadou Gueye), and two recently-completed sculptures (An Archeology of Silence and The Young Tarantine).