Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain, Nimes

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The nine-story Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain houses contemporary art in a modern building constructed of glass, concrete, and steel that overlooks an ancient Roman temple. You'll have the opportunity to examine a range of modern art as well as archives and films, plus a gallery of contemporary exhibits. The site also operates a public library and includes a restaurant. Make Carre d'Art/Musee d'Art Contemporain a part of your Nimes vacation plans using our Nimes tour planner .
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  • Uniquely preserved Roman temple. The Interior was converted into a cinema showing a 20 minute film on the founding and development of Nîmes in Roman times.
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  • As we have seen in the offices of tourism, photo in our history books and one day, she comes to us, this beautiful square House. Come on, dare to go ahead and take the ticket to a journey discovered in cinema
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  • Nîmes is a very beautiful city and his home square an artwork in perfect condition that Foster work reflects modestly, despite its imposing dimensions. Only a huge central staircase and creepy (if not forbidden to those who suffer from Vertigo...) complicates access to the rooms and the bar / cafeteria, whose terrace offers a superb view on the neighborhood. The real worries is that it seems that there was no Deputy in Nîmes (competent at least) Culture and still less than conservative in this Museum, or so it is never at work. We paid, very cheap, it is true, access impossible (without being informed) to a permanent exhibition being stall and a distressing temporary "Supports / Surfaces" exhibition: * any teacher of kindergarten would get a mediocre class a result at least equivalent, during an afternoon Fine Arts. * the lesser Breeder hens, making them kosher a week on the fence posed on a linen would get a masterpiece of the same level, with the smell and more (a true "happening" quoooooi!...). * only a Boo-Boo of a rare snobbery, or retired from the building (see the three "compositions" of building waste) could have an interest in the "works" here. Fortunately there is the reflections of the square House and the roofs of Nimes. P.S.: Mucem, visited the next day, did, with its expo "Photo story" and "Football", little more art (if one ignores the Architecture of the place, which is a major, but it seems that today ' today the only container account and it's too bad, even for a) Architect), it will take the expo. Picasso, scheduled for February...
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  • There was no another place to put this ultramodernistic piece of... glass in all the town? Impersonal, ugly building, in the line of N. Foster and other "geniuses" of architecture.
  • This is the last place anyone should visit in Nîmes there is little of interest on the two floors in fact in comparison the stairs in between are delightful.
  • Beautiful cafe on the top of the building with a perfect view over the city.
  • Not one vegetarian option. (Feria 2016 June)
  • While the building might look nice, both exhibitions were absolutely terrible. The permanent one (free of charge for everyone) is an collection of boredom causing paintings. The temporary exhibition was one of the worst displays of art I've ever witnessed. No wonder the horrid "Personal Cuts" didn't permit you to take photos (at least not with flash).
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