Modern Art Museum : Michelin's recommendations
The Spanish architect José Rafael Moneo designed the building that houses the two museums of Modern Art and Architecture. Although most of the square or rectangular rooms are underground, they are literally flooded with light, which comes in through openings in the roofs. The Modern Art Museum has three main sections: the first half of the 2O C, from 1945 to 1970, and contemporary art. All the major movements and painters of the first half century are represented here: fauvism by Matisse and his local disciple Grünewald; expressionism with Munch, Kandinsky, Nolde and Modigliani ; cubists with Picasso, Braque, Juan Gris, Picabia ; surrealists et dadaists with Dali, Max Ernst or Joan Miro. The room called "Le movement in art", a central theme in 20 C research, is the transition to the second section, with works by Calder, Tinguely, Dubuffet and the first fruits of Pop'Art. The imposing King-Kong by Niki de Saint-Phalle introduces the determinedly contemporary works of the last section, where there is another Saint-Phalle avec Sperm Composition (a painting made of 731 fragments of crystal), and compositions by Andy Warhol, Ola Billgren or Ulf Rollof... In another wing of the building, the Museum of Architecture offers temporary thematic exhibitions, and has the photographic archives of the evolution of Swedish architecture during the last century.
- Address : Skeppsholmen S - 103 27 Stockholm103 27Stockholm
- Phone : 08-520 235 00
- E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website : http://www.modernamuseet.se
- Prices : 120 sek (-18 years old free of charge)
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