Alsace-Lorraine Sights

Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (Modern and Contemporary Art Museum)

  • 1 pl. Hans-Jean Arp Map It
  • Strasbourg

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

At the city’s modern and contemporary art museum, Adrien Fainsilber’s stunning 1998 building sometimes outshines the displays inside. The latter includes a relatively thin collection of new, esoteric, and unsung 20th-century art. Downstairs, a permanent collection of Impressionists and Modernists up to 1950 is heavily padded with local heroes but happily fleshed out with some striking furniture; all are juxtaposed for contrasting and comparing, with little to no chronological flow. Upstairs, harsh, spare works must strive to live up to their setting; few contemporary masters are featured. Drawings, watercolors, and paintings by Gustave Doré, a native of Alsace, are enshrined in a separate room.

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1 pl. Hans-Jean Arp, Strasbourg, 67000, France

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  • €7
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Published 06/25/2015


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