“Off the Wall “, it was the title of the 5th album solo de Michael Jackson, produced by Quincy Jones in 1979. On the cover, the “King of Pop” – the skin is still dark, but the nose already remade – posed in a tux, leaning against a brick wall, the smile blinding optimism. The exhibition offers today the Grand Palais is called “On the Wall” : a nod to the past, therefore, but also how to recognize that it is gone forever. The young man dashing” Off the Wall ” is long gone. Death in 2009, Jackson still lives, but on the wall : hung, drawn and quartered, c…

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Photo by André MorinYan Pei-Ming/ADAGP, Paris, 2017 – Appau Junior Boakye-Yiadom – Kehinde Wiley/courtesy of the Gallery Stephen Friedman, London and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York ” – 2018 Lorraine O’grady

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