All the arts contributed to the revival of the mask, from painting to avant-garde theatre. Some of the most creative artists of the time, throughout the whole of Europe — Ensor, Munch, Vallotton, Böcklin, Klinger, Gauguin and Picasso — added their names and their aesthetic to this strange fashion.
CuratorEdouard Papet, chief curator, Musée d'Orsay
Exhibition also presented in Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhöhe, from 8 march to 7 June 2009 and Copenhague, Ny Carlsberg Glypotek, summer 2009
With the support of the Matmut Group