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Musee de la Sculpture en Plein Air, Paris

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The Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air is a collection of outdoor sculpture located on the banks of the Seine in the 5th arrondissement, Paris, France. The museum opens free of charge.The museum was created in 1980 in the Jardin Tino Rossi to display sculptures from the second half of the twentieth century. It stretches some 600 meters along the Quai Saint-Bernard beside the Jardin des Plantes, between Place Valhubert and Gare d'Austerlitz to just east of Pont de Sully. The museum currently contains over fifty sculptures, including pieces by Alexander Archipenko, Jean Arp, César Baldaccini, and Constantin Brâncuși, as well as the following pieces: Augustin Cardenas (1927-), La Grande Fenêtre, 1974 Marta Colvin (1915-), Le Grand Signe, 1970 Guy de Rougemont (1935-), Interpénétration des deux espaces, 1975 Reinout d'Haese (Reinhoud) (1928-), Melmoth, 1966 Marino di Teana (1920-2012), Structure architecturale, 1973 Étienne-Martin (Étienne Martin) (1913–1995), Demeurre 1, 1954–1958 Sorel Etrog (1933-), Fiesole, 1965–1967 Albert Feraud (1921-), Sans titre, 1979 Yoshikuni Iida (1923-), Shining Wings, 1981 Jean-Robert Ipoustéguy (1920-), Hydrophage, 1975 Micha Laury (1946-), Mind Accumulation, 1988 Aglae Liberaki (1923-), Abellio, 1971–1973 Liuba (1923-), Animal 82, 1982 Liuba (1923-), Stèle, 1977 Bernard Pagès (1940-), Sans titre, 1988 Marta Pan (1923-), Sculpture, 1969 Ruggero Pazzi (1927-), Sculpture, 1979 Antoine Poncet (1928-), Ochicagogo, 1979 Nicolas Schöffer (1912–1992), Chronos 10, 1978 François Stahly (1911-), Neptune II, 1969
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  • On the banks of the Seine in the garden Tino Rossi Museum of sculptures. There are about fifty sculptures representing the art of the second half of the 20th century. To the pluses can be attributed to the fact that the sculpture is no fenced off, if you prefer, you can go over and touch them
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  • We found a nice shady spot to have a picnic on the banks of the Seine where we could eat and watch the tourist boats sail by. The gardens are very nice with many sculptures 
  • Everytime I was there, I didn't realise that it was a museum in open air. It's more like a park than a museum. There are not many sculptures, but there are various plants. In summer, different types o...  read more »
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