Tag Archives: Sculpture

Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) – Paris

Featuring 6,000 unique and precious objects amassed during the late 19th century by distinguished collectors Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, the Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) is one of the most fascinating museums in Paris.  Housed in a magnificent Second Empire mansion which was the celebrated and fashionable couple’s residence and private gallery, the […]

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Picasso Sculpture at MOMA – New York

Exploring Picasso’s work in sculpture with a particular emphasis on use of materials and processes, this monumental exhibition brings together 140 works created between 1902 and 1964, including forty on loan from the Picasso Museum in Paris, most of which have never before been displayed in the United States. Augmented by sketches and documentary photographs […]

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National Picasso Museum (Musée National Picasso) – Paris

The most celebrated and influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso proclaimed himself the very greatest collector of his own work. Upon his death, much of his personal collection was transferred to the French government to cover inheritance taxes and became the nucleus of the permanent collection of this museum, opened in 1985 and […]

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Orsay Museum (Musée d’Orsay) – Paris

Displaying works created between 1848 and 1914, the Musée d’Orsay includes within its extraordinary collection of more than ten thousand objects, the French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings revered by art lovers everywhere.  Housed in a magnificently rehabilitated former train station, there is no finer grouping of the breathtaking canvases of Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Petit Palais Museum (Musée du Petit Palais) – Paris

Dubbed the, “free mini-Louvre without the crowds,” the Petit Palais Museum (Musée du Petit Palais) displays an exceptional permanent collection of approximately 1,300 paintings, drawings, tapestries, sculptures and works of decorative art dating from antiquity through the early twentieth century owned by the City of Paris and open to visitors at no charge.  Also known as […]

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Quai Branly Museum (Musée du quai Branly) – Paris

Quai Branly Museum (Musée du quai Branly) To visit this ethnographic museum along the Seine just adjacent to the Eiffel Tower is to immerse oneself in the sights and sounds of the world’s indigenous cultures.  Displaying more than 3,500 objects from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, the Quai Branly Museum’s (Musée du quai Branly) permanent […]

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Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris (Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris)

Where in Paris can you view masterpieces of twentieth century art displayed in an Art Deco landmark offering the best view of the Eiffel Tower in the whole city and do it all for free?  At the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris (Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris) in […]

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Carnavalet Museum (Musée Carnavalet) – Paris

  Please Note: The Carnavalet Museum is currently closed for renovations until December, 2019. Documenting the history of Paris from ancient times to the present day, the Carnavalet is the city’s preeminent history museum in addition to being an art gallery with a valuable and exceedingly diverse collection of paintings, sculpture, furniture, photography, signage, coins […]

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Niki de Saint Phalle at the Grand Palais – Paris

September 17, 2014 through February 2, 2015 – In the highlight of the Parisian fall exhibition season, 200 works trace the career arc of Niki de Saint Phalle, France’s most celebrated, twentieth century, woman artist, renowned for her brightly painted outdoor sculptures such as those that famously adorn the Stravinsky Fountain adjacent the Centre Pompidou […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]