Fondation Dina Vierny, Banyuls-sur-mer

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Art Museum
Fondation Dina Vierny serves as a museum dedicated to the paintings and sculptures of artist Aristide Maillol. Discover the sensitive works of this Banyuls sur Mer native, who was often overshadowed by his giant contemporary, August Rodin. The artist would retreat here, among the olive trees and vineyards, to meditate and work. Browse the collection of his works in the intimate museum, then take a walk through the peaceful sculpture garden. The museum also features temporary exhibits. Note that there are no refreshments available on site. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fondation Dina Vierny by using our Banyuls-sur-mer family vacation planner.
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  • Small museum lost in nature at the edge of a river facing the mountain: it's very romantic! It contains quite a few of the artist's work: sculptures and drawings. You can see its cuisine as well as (reconstituted) Marly le King. But the most moving is the documentary you see 6 months before his death. Outside, under the trees, we can go to his grave adorned with his sculpture: the Mediterranean. Really, a nice moment.
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  • Beautiful farm, a little isolated in a beautiful frame. One can imagine Maillol working in this place. Beautiful exhibition of his works. Maillol is here where he liked to live. Interesting and moving
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  • Slightly off the Catalan coast, the Museum is deserved but does not disappoint. The House which has failed to disappear is still there and offers to the contemplation of the public magnificent works of Maillol. The gardens are relaxing and you can imagine the artist and his muses...
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