Fondation Dina Vierny, Banyuls-sur-mer

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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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  • July 30, 2017
    Too small, too expensive. Too bad, because the building and very beautiful and the artist of talent. We have also to watch the film on maillol standing lack of Chair
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  • July 26, 2017
    We knew Aristide Maillol in name, but the little sis Museum in an old cottage which Maillol had made his sculpture and painting Studio is a real Rapture that can only lead to more interested in the life and work of this great artist as well as to that of Dina Vierny, muse, who after the death of his Pygmalion has devoted much of his time to preserve and promote the work of Maillol and has (among other things) this museum dedicated to.
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  • June 21, 2017
    This museum is off the beaten track, in the hills above Banyuls, which makes it very disappointing to find it closed for the whole week, for an exhibition to be mounted. We weren't the only visitors t...  more »

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