Centre Pompidou - Metz facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCentre Pompidou - Metz
|Architectural style||Modern, Culture and Leisure|
|Town or city||Metz|
|Construction started||7 november 2006|
|Cost||60,73 million Euro|
|Client||Agglomeration community of Metz Métropole|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Shigeru Ban & Jean de Gastines|
|Architecture firm||Shigeru Ban Architects Europe|
The Centre Pompidou Metz is a museum of modern and contemporary art. It is located in Metz, France. It exhibits sculptures, modern and contemporary paintings and graphic art.
The architecture of the building is inspired by a traditional Chinese hat. The carpentry is an innovative assembly composed of sixteen kilometers of wood.
Inaugural exhibition of 2010
Some elements of the inaugural exhibition were borrow by the Centre Georges Pompidou of Paris, especially:
- La Femme à la guitare, Georges Braque,
- La Tristesse du Roi, Henri Matisse,
- L'Aubade, Nu couché et musicien, Pablo Picasso,
- Le Violon d'Ingres, photographie, Man Ray,
- La Maison tropicale, architectural prototype conceive by Jean Prouvé.
Images for kids
Dawn sky in Metz with the Centre Pompidou-Metz in background
Joan Miró, Blue I, Blue II, and Blue III, 1961, triptych in October 2010, during the exhibition Masterpieces?.
Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawings, 1968-2007, in May 2012 during the exhibition Sol LeWitt retrospective.
Pablo Picasso, Parade, 1917, curtain in May 2012, during the exhibition 1917.
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