Last Monday, the Moroccan artist Mehdi Qotbi, who is also the president of the National Museum Foundation (FNM), was received at the Elysee Palace by Brigitte Macron, France’s first lady. This meeting allowed the president of FNM, to present the catalog of the exhibition “The colors of Impressionism: masterpieces of the collections of the Orsay Museum” which is held currently in Rabat.
The exhibition has been an unprecedented success, registering more than 14,000 visitors since it opened on April 9 at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat.
While introducing the Catalog, Brigitte Macron emphasized that this exhibition of the greatest impressionist painters is a first on the African continent and in the Arab world, stating that it was able to see the day thanks to Laurens Cars, president of the Orsay and Orangerie Museums, and Mehdi Qotbi, president of the FNM.
On April, Princess Lalla Hasna, sister of the King, inaugurated the exhibition of the “The Colors of Impressionism” at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat, which is organized under the supervision of the King Mohammed the sixth and the French President Emanuel Macron which will last until August 31.
The exhibition of “The colors of Impressionism: masterpieces of the collections of the Orsay Museum” is a good opportunity for Foreign and Moroccan visitors to learn more about the work of the impressionists artists around the globe. Also, the exhibition makes visitors dive into one of the most exciting instances of arts though history.