Musée Picasso, Espace Dalí and Musée Marmottan Monet
Geniuses like Picasso, Monet and Dalí have their very own museums in this city... A well-deserved honour don’t you think?
Paris has also devoted entire museums solely to the creations of great artists such as Picasso, Monet and Dalí. At the Musée Picasso, the collection of sculptures is outstanding, yet the museum also showcases the various techniques used by the artist at each stage of his career. The collection includes 200 paintings, 100 sculptures and ceramics and 3,000 drawings and engravings. Find out more at www.musee-picasso.fr. Alternatively, Montmartre is home to a permanent exposition dedicated to the surrealist master Salvador Dalí. This Espace Dalí hosts around 300 works by the artist and mainly focuses on engravings and sculptures. For more details, visit www.daliparis.com. To top it all off, the Musée Marmottan Monet on Rue Louise Boilly in the sixteenth arrondissement, boasts one of the most interesting Impressionist collections in the country. The museum’s star attraction is the painting, Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet, which gave the impressionist movement its name. Hundreds of paintings line its walls by Monet and other Impressionists masters such as Manet, Renoir, Degas or Morisot. Don’t miss its website www.marmottan.fr.