Exhibition: “The Aztec Hotel”

For its new exhibition “The Aztec Hotel”, the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac focuses on the influence of the Maya architecture and aesthetic in the United States. Furthermore, the Americans had suffer from their lack of historical identity. To address it, the American artists were inspired by the Maya art to conceive their work during the 1920’s until the end of the 1930’s. Indeed, in the same period, the Maya archaeology was very popular in the media. This retrospective relates to the unique phenomenon of American pop culture, with Frank Lloyd Wright’s works, as many as more modern creations dating from the middle of the 20th century. This event waits to be discovered near the Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadéro and the Gavarni, on the other side of the Seine, till October 8th, 2017.

Exhibition “The Aztec Hotel. The Mayan revival style in America.”, from June 20th to October 8th, 2017.
Open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from 11a.m. to 7p.m.
Nocturnal on Thursday to Saturday until 9p.m.
Closed on Monday.
Full price: €10 / Concessions: €7.

Poster AZTEC Hotel
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac. Poster of the exhibition “The Aztec Hotel”. From June 20th to October 8th, 2017.
© musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
37, quai Branly
75007 Paris
Tel: +33 (0) 1 56 61 70 00
Access: Pont de l’Alma (RER C).

About me


Exhibition: Coral reefs, a challenge for Humanity
July 20, 2018
Exhibition: The little explorer’s box of delights
June 11, 2018
Exhibition: Bettina Rheims. You are finished, gentle faces
May 04, 2018
Exhibition: Ghosts and Hells
April 09, 2018
Exhibition: Paintings from afar
January 26, 2018
Exhibition: “Before Incas. Gods and Kings in Ancient Peru”
January 01, 2018
Exhibition: Rivet’s Generation
December 25, 2017
Affiche de l'exposition « Les forêts natales, arts d'Afrique équatoriale atlantique »
Exhibition: The native forests, arts of equatorial Atlantic Africa
September 25, 2017
Exhibition: La pierre sacrée des Māori
June 23, 2017

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *