In the first exhibition in morocco dedicated to jacques majorelle
(1886-1962) since his death, some fortyworks bear witness
to the passion that the painterhad for this country,
a passion that, as in the case of Yves Saint Laurent, so inspired him
Jacques Majorelle’s Morocco includes paintings of Marrakech, discovered by Majorelle in 1917, meticulous depictions of High Atlas kasbahs painted from the 1920s, and hymns to women and to his superb botanical garden that he created at the beginning of the 1930s. It is a tribute to this orientalist painter who captured and celebrated the beauty of Morocco during the first half of the 20th century.
Curator: Félix Marcilhac
Exhibition design: Christophe Martin
Until 4 February 2018