More than 100 Masterpieces from Centre Pompidou including works by Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, Joan Miró etc at HKMOA from 21st May

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27th April 2021 – (Hong Kong) Art lovers can enjoy works by grand masters from Centre Pompidou in Paris by Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Man Ray and Jackson Pollock at the Special Gallery at Hong Kong Museum of Art from 21st May to 15th September 2021. Entrance fees are HK$30. Those with Museum Pass can enter for free.

As a programme of The French May Arts Festival, the Hong Kong Museum of Art joins hands with the Centre Pompidou to showcase over 100 diversified art pieces and archive material which explore the Surrealist world by theming this influential art movement and its associations with mythologies. Works by significant artists like Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Man Ray and Jackson Pollock will be featured to show the diffusion of Surrealists at international level, as well as an inclusive picture of the movement development.

Salvador Dalí (1904 – 1989)
William Tell
1930
Oil and collage on canvas
113 x 87 cm
Purchased with the help of the Heritage Fund, 2002
Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris
Musée national d’art moderne -Centre de création industrielle
AM 2002-287
© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dali / Adagp, Paris
© Jean-Claude Planchet
René Magritte (1898 – 1967)
The Rape
1945
Oil on canvas
65.3 x 50.4 cm
Legacy of Mrs. Georgette Magritte in 1987
Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris
Musée national d’art moderne -Centre de création industrielle
AM 1987-1097
© Adagp, Paris
© Philippe Migeat
Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956)
The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle
1943
Oil on canvas
109.5 x 104 cm
Donated by Mr. Frank K.Lloyd in 1980
Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris
Musée national d’art moderne -Centre de création industrielle
AM 1980-66
© Adagp, Paris
© Philippe Migeat
Francis Picabia (1879 – 1953)
The Adoration of the Calf
1941 – 1942
Oil on canvas
106 x 76.2 cm
Purchased with the assistance of the Heritage Fund, the Clarence Westbury Foundation and
the Society of Friends of the National Museum of Modern Art, 2007
Collection Centre Pompidou, Paris
Musée national d’art moderne -Centre de création industrielle
AM 2007-198
© Adagp, Paris
© Philippe Migeat
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