Musée National d'Art Moderne at Centre Pompidou

Fee: €12

Sun. 11 AM–10 PM
Mon. 11 AM–10 PM
Tue. Closed
Wed. 11 AM–10 PM
Thu. 11 AM–10 PM
Fri. 11 AM–10 PM
Sat. 11 AM–10 PM
19 rue Beaubourg
Paris, Paris 75004
01 44 78 12 33

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Picasso's works at the Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Musée National d'Art Moderne at Centre Pompidou (website) is a Museum in Paris.
Official description from Musée National d'Art Moderne at Centre Pompidou:
According to Google Translate: The National Centre for Art and Culture Georges Pompidou is born of the desire of President Georges Pompidou in the heart of Paris to create an original cultural institution devoted entirely to modern and contemporary art where the side with theater, music, movies, books, activities of speech ... Located in the heart of Paris, in a building with the iconic architecture of the twentieth century designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, the Pompidou Centre opened to the public in 1977. Renovated 1997 to December 1999, it reopened to the public on 1 January 2000 by offering expanded museum space, surfaces and enhanced reception. It is again therefore one of the most visited attractions in France. Some 6 million visitors per year, the Centre Pompidou's allowed in 30 years, nearly 190 million visitors.
Wikipedia excerpt:
The Musée National d'Art Moderne (French pronunciation: , National Museum of Modern Art) is the national museum for modern art of France. It is located in Paris and is housed in the Centre Pompidou in the 4th arrondissement of the city. Created in 1947 it was then housed in the Palais de Tokyo and moved to its current location in 1977. The museum has the second largest collection of modern and contemporary art in the world, after the MOMA in New York, with nearly 60,000 works of art. These works include painting, architecture, photography, cinema, new media, sculpture and design. A part of collection is exposed in a 14,000 square metre space divided between two floors of the Centre Pompidou, one for modern art (from 1905 to 1960) and the other for contemporary art (from 1960). The works displayed often change in order to show to the public the variety of the collection. Many major exhibitions of modern and contemporary art have taken place in a separate floor over the years, among them many monographs. Many styles of modern art, including Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Dada, Abstract art, Surrealism are represented with works by Matisse, André Derain, Maurice de Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy, Albert Marquet, Le Douanier Rousseau, Paul Signac, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Juan Gris, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, August Macke, Alexej von Jawlensky, Emil Nolde, Oskar Kokoschka, Otto Dix, George Grosz, Kurt Schwitters, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Carlo Carrà, Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini, Marc Chagall, Natalia Gontcharova, Mikhail Larionov, Alexander Rodchenko, Kupka, Mondrian, Theo Van Doesburg, Paul Klee, Vassili Kandinsky, Kasimir Malevich, Jacques Villon, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Georges Rouault, Balthus, Max Beckmann, Brancusi and Calder, Soutine, Marc Chagall, Modigliani, Kees Van Dongen, Jean Arp, Giorgio de Chirico, André Breton, Salvador Dali, Magritte, Max Ernst, Miro, Man Ray, Alberto Giacometti, Nicolas de Staël, André Masson, Tanguy, Jean Tinguely, Yves Klein, Pollock, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Willem de Kooning, and Francis Bacon.

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Current Exhibitions

Mar 02, 2011 – Jul 04, 2011
Invited to the Centre Pompidou, François Morellet has decided to show a specific aspect of his art: installations. For him, these are ephemeral works, created for his personal exhibitions or for the events in which he takes part.
Mar 02, 2011 – May 23, 2011
The Centre Pompidou is dedicating an exhibition to Jean-Michel Othoniel, who is retracing his career from 1987 to the present. Titled My Way, this retrospective journey presents a set of eighty entirely new works.
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