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Château de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art
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Established June 25, 2015; 6 years ago (2015-06-25)
Location Montsoreau, France
Type Contemporary art museum
Collections Art & Language
Collection size 1,000
Visitors 35,000 (2016)
50,000 (2018)
Founder Philippe Méaille

The Château de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art, is a museum of contemporary art privately owned by the french art collector Philippe Méaille. It is situated in France in the Loire valley. The Château de Montsoreau-Museum of Contemporary Art is the only chateau of so called Chateaux of the Loire Valley to have been transformed in a museum of Contemporary art.

It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Collection

The Philippe Méaille collection, which constitutes the collection of the museum, is the world's largest collection of Art & Language works. The collection is installed on the first two floors of the building. This collaboration between british, american and australian artists is at the origin of what is now called conceptual art.

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