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19 November 2014 to 15 February 2015
Grand Palais

Focusing on Haitian art from the 19th century to the present day, the exhibition takes an approach that is at once historical, social and cultural. Against a background of urban chaos and vigorous popular culture, this exploration of the visual arts aims to go beyond the archetypes of naïve and primitive painting and transcend the restrictive magico-religious and exotic vision associated with Haitian art.With nearly 150 works, Hyppolite's Kiss or the Art of Haiti presents art free of any rigid framework, readily mingling poetry, magic, religion and political commitment thorough a great variety of forms, blurring the boundary between art and the street, between a world of forms and everyday life.

Curators: Régine Cuzin, freelance curator, founder of the association OCEA, Paris and Mireille Pérodin Jérôme, director of the Ateliers Jérôme, Port-au-Prince

This exhibition is organized by the Reunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais

19 November 2014 to 15 February 2015

Everyday from 10:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m (Wednesday until 10:00 p.m)

Weekly closing Tuesdays


12 €
Concession : 9 €
Clan : 33 € (4 people including 2 people between 16 and 25 yers old)

Plein : 12 €
Réduit : 9 €
Tribu : 33€ (4 personnes dont 2 jeunes 16-25 ans)  - See more at:

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