Museum of Modern Art in Paris


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Photographe : Pierre Antoine
© Photographe : Pierre Antoine

Reading time: 0 minPublished on 1 December 2023, updated on 16 April 2024

Steps from the Eiffel Tower, the Museum of Modern Art in Paris follows the trail of contemporary creation: modern art, design, video, fashion, graphic novels.

Set in the east wing of the Palais de Tokyo, a sober 1930s monument, the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art of Paris exhibits 10,000 with the seal of eclecticism, satisfying anyone interested in greater contemporary creation.

Permanent Collection Free to the Public!

Come admire the Dance by Henri Matisse, Nude in the Bath and The Garden, by Pierre Bonnard, furniture by Pierre Chareau, André Arbus or decoration by Robert and Sonia Delaunay. A small sampling of the ambitions of the institution: be witness to the richness of the artistic creation of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Chronological Presentation

The collections of the Museum of Modern Art in Paris are organized chronologically. You’ll find first the charming creations of the Fauvist, Cubist and the Orphic movements.

You’ll be guided next to the artistic representations immortalizing new realism and narrative figuration.

Take in the Moment in Time

Next, discover video art. Notably, the Boltanski room housing contemporary video pieces. The moving image demonstrates the museum’s dedication to art of the moment and the use of contemporary media.

Parallely, this permanent collection is mixed with numerous temporary exhibits organized all year long in one of the largest European museums dedicated to contemporary art.


Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris 11 Avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris


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