Urban life developed in the 1st millennium BC. Capital cities were born (Athens and Rome). Prestigious monuments were built: temples, palaces, lavish mansions… All these buildings were decorated and coloured with frescoes, mosaics and hangings. The statues which decorated them were set off with colours. Painting in Antiquity used numerous pigments : black, white, red, yellow, blue and green. Antiquity should be imagined in technicolor !
Every evening from the 18th to the 22nd April 2019, Wim Wenders will present a monumental cinematographic installation based on his entire film work, projected on the interior structure of the Nave of the Grand Palais : it's FREE !