Yan Pei-Ming, A funeral in Shanghai

From 01 October 2019 to 12 January 2020 at the Musée d'Orsay.

When he arrived in France in 1980, twenty-year-old Yan Pei-Ming immediately went to Paris to discover the works of Gustave Courbet then exhibited at the Louvre Museum. Thirty-nine years later, having become one of the most masterly painters of our time, he was inspired by A Burial at Ornans, a masterpiece of realism, to create a burial in Shanghai, designed especially for the museum of 'Orsay in celebration of the 200e birthday of Courbet.


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