Norman Foster designed this transparent cuboid building. It takes its name from being close by La Maison Carree, one of the old town’s jewels.

© David Huguenin

Norman Foster designed this transparent cuboid building. It takes its name from being close by La Maison Carree, one of the old town’s jewels.

Programme

Glenn Ligon, Untitled (America), 2019. Courtesy de l’artiste & Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. © Martin Argyroglo.
Glenn Ligon, Untitled (America), 2019. Courtesy de l’artiste & Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. © Martin Argyroglo.
Stranger (Full Text) #1, 2020-2021, Bâton d'huile, gesso et poussière de charbon sur toile, deux panneaux 304,8 x 1371,6 cm, Photo : Jon Etter
Stranger (Full Text) #1, 2020-2021, Bâton d'huile, gesso et poussière de charbon sur toile, deux panneaux 304,8 x 1371,6 cm, Photo : Jon Etter
Hands, 1996, Encre sérigraphiée et gesso sur toile, 208,3 x 365,8 cm, Photo : Brian Forrest, Regen Projects
Hands, 1996, Encre sérigraphiée et gesso sur toile, 208,3 x 365,8 cm, Photo : Brian Forrest, Regen Projects
Warm Broad Glow II, 2011, Néon, peinture et support métallique, 73,7 x 614,7 x 11,7 cm, Photo : Ronald Amstutz
Warm Broad Glow II, 2011, Néon, peinture et support métallique, 73,7 x 614,7 x 11,7 cm, Photo : Ronald Amstutz

Post-noir, Glenn Ligon

This first exhibition of Glenn Ligon in a French institution reveals a language at the crossroads of painting, conceptual art and writing that highlights the value systems.

Curator: Jean-Marc Prevost

Sam CONTIS, Close Cut, 2013
Sam CONTIS, Close Cut, 2013
Sam CONTIS, Afternoon Nap, 2014
Sam CONTIS, Afternoon Nap, 2014
Sam CONTIS, Lucas, 2014
Sam CONTIS, Lucas, 2014

Transit, Sam Contis

Sam Contis’ first solo exhibition in France shows his recurring interest in moving bodies, landscape, and identity.

Curator: Jean-Marc Prevost

Access

Carré d'Art - Musée d'art contemporain
Place de la Maison-Carrée
30000 Nîmes

Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm.
6.30 pm on weekends.

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CULTURE & HERITAGE

La Maison Carrée (Nîmes)
Les Arènes (Nîmes)
Le Musée de la Romanité (Nîmes)

Cultural venues within 60 km :

Collection Lambert (Avignon)
Le Grenier à Sel (Avignon)
Luma (Arles)
Fondation Vincent van Gogh (Arles)
Musée Reattu (Arles)

PLACES TO STAY

Royal Hôtel *** : a former 19th-century cloister in the heart of the city. (Nîmes)
Appart'hôtel Odalys Le Cheval Blanc : exceptional location facing the Roman amphitheater, 5-minute walk from the train station. (Nîmes)

PLACES TO EAT

Ciel de Nîmes : on the last floor of Carré d’art. (Nîmes)
Émile et Simone : cheese, cold meat, vegetables plates, wine bar. (Nîmes)