Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg
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The collections at Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain rotate often to represent diverse and notable acquisitions. Prepare yourself for an intensely modern collection divided into three sections over a total of 3,800 sq m (12,460 sq ft), consisting of statuary, visual arts, graphic design, and photographic works. Be sure to view the first public display of a Cubist painting, "Still Life" by Braque, and the famous "Oat Field with Poppies" by Claude Monet. There are paintings, sculptures, and graphic arts by Gustave Doré and Jean Arp. Other notable pieces include "Portrait de Marie Le Cœur" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin. Quench your thirst at the rooftop cafe, where you'll see an unforgettable 4 m (13 ft) horse sculpture called "Hortus Conclusus," by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino. Work out when and for how long to visit Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain and other Strasbourg attractions using our handy Strasbourg holiday planner.
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  • The paintings were a bit of a disappointment but I live in NYC so I am spoiled by what we have here. That being said it's still worth a visit; the building is interesting, the paintings are ok, and th...  more »
  • Beautiful Museum but the surroundings of the Museum do not sufficiently put in value. The part dedicated to gold is beautiful, marquetry of Spindler's splendid but the staff is unfriendly. Some works are asked without markup in the middle of the expo hall (the table to two feet for example). My son got back because he approached too much to the taste of the supervisor
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  • The Museum is well endowed with interesting works, many of them tone contemporary and avant-garde, but there are also modern painting in the sense of having been created in the 19TH century. We were watching an indoor exhibition dedicated to Gustavo Dore of the classic more... In short, no fear and I am sure that they will have a fun time.
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