Sun ... of Austerlitz, on the Invalides, on this Friday morning, May 7, for
long-awaited press visit
With, like the noise of cannons, a very lively controversy that eight days of stands and counter-stands hardly appeased.
We are indeed in France, nation of diatribes and quarrels of ideas!
The “contemporary art route” at the Musée de l'Armée, which is to be held until January 30, 2022, has already crystallized around a work: the
suspended by the artist Pascal Convert above the tomb of the Emperor,
"like a memento mori which would question the notion of sacredness, eternity and humanity".
Discover our file on Napoleon's bicentenary
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The installation set fire to the powder even before being seen, through an awkward photomontage that circulated on social networks and made us cry sacrilege.
It had been tested last week, then removed to leave the place untouched by any contemporary intervention for the bicentennial ceremony of
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