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Step Into The World Of The Beat Generation At The Centre Pompidou

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Updated: 26 May 2016
Formed in 1944 in New York, the authors of the Beat Generation quickly became the voice of America’s growing counterculture movements. Key players in the cultural and sexual liberations sweeping across the country during the middle of the century, their innovative techniques and styles caused a huge stir in then-puritan America. Visit the Pompidou to delve not only into the works of the group’s most iconic members like Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac but also the many artists in a variety of genres who interacted with them. To dive deeper, pair your visit with one of the many events the Pompidou is hosting in conjunction, ranging from live concerts to film screenings.

📅 Wednesday, June 22nd – Monday, October 3rd

📍 Centre Georges Pompidou, Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris

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