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Marseilles Museum of contemporary art: photo, description Musee d'art contemporain de Marseille)

This Museum in Marseille devoted to the modern art of France and other countries. His collection includes works created since the 60-ies of XX century to the present.

The Museum was opened in 1994 and began to gain his visitor by exhibitions of contemporary art and other cultural events, as well as their collection, expanding the work of interesting artists, not all of which have achieved world-wide fame.

In addition to paintings and sculptures, there are also other forms of contemporary art - for example, videos, photographs and installations, some of them may seem very unusual or even shock the unsuspecting viewer. The permanent exhibition is divided into two parts: one is the creativity of the artists of Provence, the other the work of their foreign colleagues. In the first part, known to a wide audience of virtually no names, however, the works exhibited here can be of interest to connoisseurs of modern painting. In the second section the greater part of the Museum hall is the work of American authors. One of the most famous artists represented in the Museum is Andy Warhol is a diverse artist, known as designer, writer, film Director and producer, one of the founders of pop art.

The Museum's collection includes about 50 thousand exhibits. In addition to the exhibition halls, visitors of the Museum can visit the cinema or library. Total area of Museum is about 2.5 thousand square meters. The Museum building is surrounded by a shaded garden. In Marseilles it is located near the Palace of justice.