An exhibition in conjunction with the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, and the Tate Britain, London, focusing on the illustrator and engraver Aubrey Beardsley.
With a short life cut at 25, Aubrey Beardsley inspired a prolific career as an illustrator and engraver. With his first major commission at the age of twenty; the illustration of the Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory. His work quickly became known through publications. His creations for Oscar Wilde’s Salomé are among his most famous.
With his elegant and vivid drawings that elicit a erotic and strange universe, allowing us into the vision of the world held by this original figure. The first monographic exhibition to Beardlsey in France will include around 100 drawings that distinguish his influences and stylistic evolutions.