Echoing the exhibition Georges Jeanclos - Auguste Rodin, Shaping the living presented at the Galerie Capazza in partnership with the Musée Rodin, 60 contemporary artists have created around a phrase by Auguste Rodin "The torso of a woman has the purity of a vase, large simple curves of a desired fruit."

This exhibition, presented in 5 locations in the Centre Val-de-Loire region, will allow visitors to discover contemporary creation through numerous expressions: painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics, engraving and photography.

Auguste Rodin was undoubtedly a great source of inspiration for all the artists, but also a "monument" that had to be confronted. Paying tribute without losing one's identity was the challenge they took up brilliantly.

This exhibition, created as an artistic journey through the Centre Region, is an initiative of the Galerie Capazza. It is an event in itself, bringing together public and private partners at national, regional, departmental and municipal levels.

The discovery of each exhibition site will allow the visitor to enjoy the historical and contemporary heritage of the region, to criss-cross a territory rich in hidden gems, from Sologne to Touraine via Berry.

May the visitor take full advantage of this experience through the discovery of all the sites, like following a thread of Aryan of creation, tenuous but very present, allowing to find again the path of contemplation, to move towards the emotion and the sensitive ...

Laura Capazza-Durand

Practical informations :

Galerie Capazza - Nançay
until September 27th
1, rue des Faubourgs - 18330 Nançay - 02 48 51 80 22
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays : 10:00am-12:30 and 2:30-7:00pm
On appointments year around
Full 6€ / group (from 10 people) 5€ / minor 4€ / - 7 years old free

Maison François 1er - Aubigny sur Nère
until August 23rd
1, rue du Bourg Coutant - 18700 Aubigny sur Nère - 02 48 81 50 06
Everyday : 10:00am -12:30 and 3:00-7:00pm
Free access

Espace Maurice Rollinat - Vierzon
until August 30th
Place Jacques Brel - 18100 Vierzon - 02 48 71 88 88
From Wednesday to Saturday : 9:00am-12:00 et 2:00-5:30pm
Sundays : 2:00-5:30pm
Free access

Musée du Berry - Bourges
April 29th to September 20th
4, rue des Arènes - 18000 Bourges - 02 48 57 81 15
10:00am-12:00 (except Sundays) and 2:00-6:00pm
Closed Tuesdays and May 1st
Full 4,10€ / reduced 3,10€ (more informations on the website)

Château de l'Islette - Azay le Rideau
May 1st to September 30th
D57 - 9, route de Langeais - 37190 Azay-le-Rideau - 02 47 45 40 10
Everyday : 10:00am-7:00pm (last entrance at 6:00)
Adult 9,50€ / reduced 6€ (more informations on the website)


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