Expositions passées

Balzac's House highlights the many talents of the writer through rich exhibitions.

Discover the past exhibitions.

Rupert Shrive exposes La Peau de chagrin

From September 22nd, 2022 to October 30th, 2022

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Buraglio à l’épreuve de Balzac

Carte blanche

From April 13th, 2022 to September 4th, 2022

If the depth of Balzac's work was not always fully perceived during his lifetime, it seems to be better understood by the artists who, since the beginning of the 20th century, search and find in La Comédie humaine ideas they can exploit in their own way.


After Louise Bourgeois, Alkis Boutlis or Eduardo Arroyo, the Maison de Balzac continues the dialogue of contemporary artists with Balzac. This time, the museum opened its doors to Pierre Buraglio giving him an opportunity to develop his relationship with the writer.

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Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu

Entre génie et folie

From November 18th, 2021 to March 6th, 2022

Plusieurs dessins et peintures majeurs des XXe et XXIe siècles, associés au roman de Balzac Le Chef-d’œuvre inconnu, incitent à réfléchir au rapport des artistes avec un texte qui évoque la maîtrise de l’art.

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