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CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain

Bordeaux | Modern and Contemporary Art
€3 - €7
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The Centre for contemporary visual arts or CAPC of Bordeaux, is the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux opened in 1983.

CAPC is housed in the former commodities warehouse from the colonies in the port of Bordeaux, built in the nineteenth century between 1822 and 1824 by engineer Claude Deschamps. The place itself is very impressive, shared between the semi-dark naves, the arches semicircular arch reminiscent of churches, and the bright terraces on the roof of the building. The Centre for contemporary visual arts and was created in 1973 by Jean-Louis Froment which its director until 1996.

His collection developed over 20 years, is particularly rich in works of conceptual art movement, Land art, Supports / Surfaces or Arte Povera, respectively represented by artists like Sol LeWitt and Daniel Buren, Claude Viallat, Richard long, Mario Merz and finally.

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Contact details

  • Name: CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain
  • Address: 7 rue Ferrère - 33000 - Bordeaux - France
  • Phone: (33) 05 56 00 81 50


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Exposition, Concert, Spectacle, Conférence, Animation pédagogique, Atelier pédagogique

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n°1 (Place Laîné), 7 et 8 ( maréchal Foch) 22 et 23 (Place des Quinconces)

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