Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris

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Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain is a museum of contemporary art. It was founded in 1984 by the well-known jewel and watch manufacturer Cartier. In 1994, the museum moved to its current building, designed by architect Jean Nouvel. Before you head to Paris, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paris trip itinerary planning site , to make sure you see all that Paris has to offer, including Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain.
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  • A very well-designed place that offers visitors space and quietness to admire works highlighted on each floor. Photo exhibition on the theme of the auto, excellent.
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  • Discovery of the Cartier Foundation for the Autophoto expo. Architecture readable and enjoyable for this Museum, even if the link between the floors is not of the most studied. Fun little park around, with for this expo an immersive experience: ride in a RENAULT 12 and go to the Morocco! The expo is interesting on this iconic present-day object and the carnal relationship we have with the car. The library is interesting but proposed reproductions of the works are not very good quality, too bad. To recommend.
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  • Beautiful architecture respecting the Park of the former home of American culture, houses very comprehensive exhibitions of contemporary art. In summer 2017, exposure Autophoto present on 2 levels of images of many photographers on automotive and its relationship to space and to individuals. Beautiful images, including a superb suite in large format of beautiful American taken to NYC. A must see.
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  • Very poor. Only one exibition : photos, and only part of basement and ground floor. The garden is not nice at aĺl, and is one of the features that should make it stand out. Not worth the money you pay. Choose another to spend your time and money.
  • Excellent, calm, great location in a clam neighborhood. Perfect day exploring my city and seeing something finally unique... no crowds, no lines, just great photography and super nice staff. Will come again! Next door is Lithograph café: also excellent and the Montparnasse Cemetery. Love it all!
  • Went for the Auto Photo exhibit. Place is rather small, but the clever layout and the amount of information to obtain from each exhibit means you stay quite long.
  • A fabulous venue with a gorgeous back garden and a spot to have a picnic or drink. It's a great place for exhibitions of all types and never too busy. Would recommend!
  • A rather small and subtle building hosting high-quality rotating exhibitions. I was visiting only to take a look at Jean Nouvel's architecture but the exhibition itself interests me just as much, if not more.

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