The Musée d’art moderne de Paris is one of the largest museums of Modern Art in France, and an emblematic example of 1930s architecture.
A rich collection
Located between the Champs-Elysées and the Eiffel Tower, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris, an exceptional emblematic palace of 1930s architecture, is undoubtedly one of the flagship establishments of the Parisian cultural field. It is also, through its collection, rich in more than 15,000 works, one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in France. Its permanent collections present the major artistic currents ranging from the 20th century to the current scene, illustrated by major artists in the history of art : Picasso, Dufy, Modigliani, Derain, Picabia, Chagall, but also Boltanski, Parreno and Peter Finger.
The museum has exceptional in situ works such as the first two versions of La Danse by Matisse or La Fée electricité, a monumental masterpiece by Raoul Dufy. The museum is devoted to contemporary creation in all its forms: painting, sculpture, installations, photography and video. The permanent collections of the museum, rich in more than 15,000 works, illustrate the various currents of 20th century art: cubism, school of Paris, abstraction, new realism… Alongside these permanent collections, major temporary exhibitions are organized. A cafeteria and a bookshop are among the additional services offered by the museum.
11 Av. du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris