22 Nov 2022

Did modernity pass through women? Polish artists in Paris

Ewa Bobrowska
Paris, France
The École des modernités At the Institut Giacometti

For Polish artists, Paris was an essential step in the development of their careers from the 1880s. Tamara de Lempicka, Mela Muter, Alice Halicka... More than 150 of them came to discover the cultural wealth of the French capital between 1910 and 1940. 

This conference will focus on the contribution of these artists to modernity, as creators, or sometimes as entrepreneurs. 

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Ewa Bobrowska, art historian (University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne) and psychologist (Jagiellonian University), is a specialist in Polish artists working abroad and in Polish art of the 19th and 20th centuries. Her doctoral thesis "Les artistes polonais en France 1890-1918. Communautés et individualités" (Université Paris 1, 2001) was published in Polish.

Author and curator of exhibitions on Polish culture, history and art in France, Poland and the United States, she has also written numerous articles, contributions to exhibition catalogs, chapters and books. Formerly head of the art collections at the Polish Library in Paris, she is responsible for academic programs at the Terra Foundation for American Art in Paris. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal Archiwum Emigracji. Studia - Szkice - Dokumenty. 

On November 22, at 6:30 pm

Lecture in French

Online or at the Giacometti Lab, 9 rue Victor Schœlcher, 75014 Paris


Ewa Bobrowska : La modernité passa-t-elle par les femmes ? Les artistes polonaises à Paris

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