The BnF is celebrating the bicentenary of Charles Baudelaire's birth with an exhibition that takes us to the heart of his poetic creation by exploring the determining role played by the experience of melancholy, "always inseparable from the feeling of beauty", as the poet wrote.
Bibliothèque national de France site François Mitterrand, Paris, October 2021
Temporary exhibition : about 360 m² surface
curator : Sylvie Aubenas, director of the Prints and Photography Department, and Jean-Marc Chatelain, director of the Rare Book Reserve
exhibition design: bgc studio
graphic design: Bastien Morin
lighting: Philippe Collet, Abraxas