CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux

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CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, opened in 1983 in a 19th-century warehouse, is home to hundreds of works by 140 artists. Look for conceptual artworks and Arte Povera pieces, represented by artists such as Sol LeWitt, Daniel Buren, Viallat Claude, Richard Long, and Mario Merz. Jean-Charles Blais, Tony Oursler, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Spanish figurative artist Miquel Barcelo are also represented. The museum library features audio and video related to contemporary art and architecture. Take a look at our Bordeaux day trip website to schedule your visit to CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • October 4, 2017
    I was there for a gala dinner of a conference organized there with catering. Beautiful palazzo, to visit internally, with arcades on several levels. As regards the content should obviously pleasure contemporary art and it is not my case, so I refrain from judgments.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Honestly, the Museum is almost empty, gloomy and uninteresting. On the fan. The ticket costs €6. Disappointed.
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  • September 24, 2017
    Wonderful contemporary art museum right near the river in Bordeaux. The building was a former warehouse used in the past to store commodities being traded up and down the river centuries ago. The cont...  more »
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  • September 10, 2016
    The place is amazing! The old stock exchange to slaves. Nice place for is bringing into its proper place in Contemporary Art.
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