We are pleased to invite you to a private guided visit (in English) of:
The Adventure of Beauty
For the first time in France, the mahJ is devoting an exhibition to Helena Rubinstein (1872- 1965). Featuring more than 300 exhibits from her famous collection – objects, garments, photographs, etchings, books, paintings, sculptures and tapestries, including works by Marc Chagall, Michel Kikoïne, Sarah Lipska, Louis Marcoussis, Elie Nadelman and Maurice Utrillo – it recounts the life and career of the woman whom Jean Cocteau dubbed “the empress of beauty.”
Helena Rubinstein, founder of the famous cosmetics empire, reinvented beauty by adapting it to the modern world. A visonary, she applied cience to cosmetics when she opened her first salon in Melbourne in 1902. A precursos, she showed women how to take care of themselves, always mindful that beauty, "this new power", should accompany their emancipation.
Helena RubinsteinThe Adventure of Beauty recounts the life of this exceptional woman in the cities that played key roles in her life: Kraków, Vienna, Melbourne, London, Paris, New York and Tel Aviv.
Saturday, May 25th
Guided visit begins at: 1:30 pm, please plan to arrive for 1:15 pm
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
Hôtel de Saint-Aignan,
71 Rue du Temple,
(c) The American Club of Paris
A non-partisan, non-profit social Club under the French Association Law of 1901
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