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Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Paris | Modern and Contemporary Art
Free Admission
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Presentation
The Modern Art Museum of Paris, located at 11 Avenue du Président Wilson in the 16th arrondissement of Paris occupies the east wing of the Palais de Tokyo, while the west wing, which belongs to the State, is dedicated to contemporary art in all its forms.

Tokyo Palace (now the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris) is the work of architects A. Aubert, D. Dastugue, JC. Dondel and P. Viard; it was designed as part of the International Exhibition of arts and techniques of 1937.
After six years of work, the Modern Art of the City of Paris Museum was opened July 6, 1961 with the Modern Art du Petit Palais collection of works which were added acquisitions of the buying commission fine -Arts and the collection of Dr. Girardin.

The museum's permanent collections, rich in more than 10 000 works illustrate the various currents of the art of the twentieth century, offering among other works of artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Rouault Fernand Léger, Georges Braque, Francis Picabia, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio de Chirico, Kees van Dongen, Pierre Bonnard, Chaim Soutine, André Derain, Suzanne Valadon, Maurice Utrillo, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, František Kupka, Juan Gris, René Iché, Hans Bellmer, Jean Fautrier, Jean Arp, Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein, Pierre Soulages, Victor Brauner, Lucien Fontanarosa.
Hours

10:00 - 18:00

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
  • Address: 11 avenue du Président Wilson - 75116 - Paris - France
  • Phone: (33) 01 53 67 40 00

Services

Boutique, Cafétéria

Activities

Exposition, Visite guidée, Atelier, Conférence, Concert, Projection

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n°32, 42, 72, 80, 82, 92
  • By metro : ligne n°9 (Alma-Marceau, Léna)
  • By RER : ligne n°C (Pont de l'Alma)

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