Helena Rubinstein, the Adventure of Beauty
For the first time in France, from Wednesday 20 March 2019 until Sunday 25 August 2019, 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. The 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.
The program accompanying the exhibition includes events in the mahJ’s auditorium, themed visits, children’s workshops and tours of Helena Rubinstein’s Paris.