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Museum of sculpture outdoors in the garden Tino Rossi: photos, description (Musee de la sculpture en plein air)

Museum of sculpture outdoors is around the clock opened a public exhibition of works of sculptors of the second half of the twentieth century. It is located in the coastal garden Tino Rossi, which is fine in itself.

The garden is named in memory of the "second great Corsican," no less famous than Napoleon, - the singer and actor Tino Rossi. This sweet tenor and romantic idol has conquered France before the Second world war. During the occupation he participated in best of his films, after his Release was mildly punished for collaboration. In 1982 President Mitterrand for merits before the country and its culture made Russia's commander of the Legion of honor.

The garden in the late seventies of the XX century on the site of the old Porte St-Bernard, which focuses on the end of the XIX century was the wholesale wine trade. Garden project with a length of about 600 meters was created by the architect Daniel Badani. His efforts on the former dirty quay has a wonderful green space, planted with old plane trees, weeping willow, cherry, cherry, Magnolia, yew, ash. There is also a great venue for inline skating. No wonder the Parisians love to arrange in the garden Tino Rossi family picnics.

A distinctive feature of the garden Tino Rossi, his trademark was a Museum of outdoor sculpture, created in 1980. Now the Museum has more than fifty sculptures throughout the garden in picturesque disorder. Here you can see works by such masters of the past century, as Ossip Zadkine, Alexander Archipenko, Constantin Brancusi, albert Feraud, Parvin Lurie, Ruggero Pazzi. An important feature of the Museum is the absolute accessibility of the sculptures: they can go literally back to back.

Two steps away from the sculptures to the Seine descends a small stone amphitheater that offers a very popular musical performances. Every summer, from may to September, there are dance competitions - couples dancing tango, salsa, folk. The music is from seven PM to midnight. You can imagine how magical looks the garden, when the lapping of the Seine river merges with the salsa, and the warm light of the evening lamps falls on the surreal creations of famous masters.