Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Toulouse, FRAC Midi-Pyrénées

Exposition en cours

Exposition en cours

En cours

Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 2007, Peinture émaillée sur laiton, dimensions: 104 x 146 x 4.8 cm, Collection Musée d’Antioquia, Medellín, Colombie – Copyright musée d’Antioquia
Through 21 january 2018
les Abattoirs
Vernissage on Friday 29th September at 6.30pm
This exhibition,  presented for the first time in Europe, suggests broaching the recent history of Colombia through the eyes of its artists, for whom responding through art to the traumatisms and shockwaves provoked by the conflicts of recent decades has proven a necessity. Read more
  • Marguerite Humeau, ECHO, A Matriarch Engineered to Die, 2016, collection Nixon Chustz, Texas (USA) © droits réservés ; photogr. Sylvie Leonard.
Through 14 january 2018
les Abattoirs
A new monumental installation takes the place of Jean Tiguely's Hommage à Yves Klein in the main hall of Les Abattoirs. The French artist presents her sculptural and poetic ECHO, a Matriarch Engineered to Die, a strange elephant which in Humeau's scientific hypothesis, is one of the most evolved creatures. The matriarchal white elephant is equipped with a drip, allowing it to feed on its emotions when it dies. Read more
  • Maya Rochat. MAGIC CAVE (détail) de la série A ROCK IS A RIVER, 2016. Courtesy de l’artiste et de la Galerie Lily Robert
Through 24 february 2018
Ressource Centre
Vernissage on Friday 29 September at 6.30 pm in the presence of the artist
It is with a unique and hypnotic experience that the Swiss artist Maya Rochat invites us with an immersive installation designed for the spaces of the Abattoirs media library. Read more
  • Hessie, Sans titre, 1978, (détail), broderie au fil bleu sur tissu, 77 x 159 cm © Hessie ; copyr. photo. Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Philippe Migeat/Dist. RMN-GP
Through 4 march 2018
les Abattoirs
Opening on Friday, September 29 at 6:30 pm
A self-taught immigrant, Hessie was one of the rare artists of colour active on the French scene in the 1970s. From the late 1960s, she developed a singular body of work, transforming embroidery and collage into a message  for survival and feminism. Like other artists of her generation, she reappropriated this craft, predominantly practised by women, using it to create contemporary expressions with needle and thread. Read more


Nicolas Daubanes, "Prison Saint Michel, Toulouse". Dessin mural à la poudre de fer aimantée, 2017. Crédit photo : Damien Aspe
From 14 december 2017
les Abattoirs
Opening Thursday, December 14 at 18:00
This prize, which distinguishes each year four artists through an exhibition and a production aid, aims to promote and support contemporary creation in the South-West of France, artistic scenes revolving around from Montpellier, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Read more