The Château Grimaldi buildings are a magnificent sight, with their high, rugged dry-stone walls facing the sea. This ... More
The Château Grimaldi buildings are a magnificent sight, with their high, rugged dry-stone walls facing the sea. This fortress shelters some truly captivating works of art; contained within these walls is a great collection of works by Picasso that will make your eyes light up in wonder and delight. You won't find any of Picasso's blue period or Cubist pieces here, but you will witness a whole new side to his work that radiate an intense and clear light, fruits of the years the artist spent on the Côte d'Azur. The museum also has some very fine paintings by artists who are connected with the region. Don't miss Nicolas de Staël's piece, 'Le Piano Rouge'.
It is located near the famous Sorbonne University and is one of the best examples of 15th century architecture. The
museum showcases armor, chests, ivories, mirrors, and hangings which were gathered by Alexandre du Sommerard to portray the Medieval ...
This annex of the Musee Fabre is situated on the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle not far from the museum. It
hosts temporary exhibitions on particular themes throughout the year. Recent exhibitions have included the contemporary painters Soulages and Delaroche. ...
Born in Spain, Pablo Picasso (1881 1973) settled in France after fleeing from Franco's regime. Even though he rarely returned
to his native country, most of his paintings reflect his Andalusian origins. On the painter's death, his descendants left ...