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
  • © Florian Faure
Through 2 november 2017
Les Abattoirs' Gallery of Public
Four students gathered this year to offer you an exhibition around "lines" in les Abattoirs' Gallery of Public. Read more
  • Ed Atkins, Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths, 2013
Through 26 november 2017
les Abattoirs - 1st floor
Les Abattoirs brings together nine artists who use animation as their tool to defy our conceptions of reality. This exhibition shows works from Ed Atkins, Antoine Catala, Ian Cheng, Kate Cooper, Josh Kline, Helen Marten, Jon Rafman, Avery Singer and Agnieszka Polska - all of whom explore our information-loaded era and our place within it. The exhibition raises many questions such as the impact that all these virtual worlds have on our real physical experience 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 20 january 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


Daniel Clochey, Suite pour violone, 1980, (détail), collection les Abattoirs-Frac Occitanie Toulouse © droits réservés ; photogr. Grand Rond Production
From 3 november 2017
Le Foyer d’Auterive, Centre social et culturel, Auterive (31)
Vernissage on Friday, December 1st at 6:30 pm
This exhibition presents a special light on works of the collection that explore the notion of rhythms and music in the visual arts. An exhibition to be seen at the rhythms of the compositions of the artists selected for the occasion. Read more