“Intrusions” in the Paris Petit Palais

Located in front of the “Grand Palais”, the “Petit Palais” was also built for the 1900 international exhibition, and converted into a museum. It has been closed for years, but has recently reopened, beautifully restored. It shows a large collection of ancient paintings, sculptures, vases, furniture…

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The current exhibition“Intrusions” makes a good opportunity to enjoy its great 1900 architecture.

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Come in, and discover the luxuriant interior garden.

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Have a quick lunch or a drink in this great surroundings at the museum’s luxury snack-bar.

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Walking through the exhibition rooms, the unexpected presence of contemporary art pieces, as Richard Fauquet’s untitled head, will draw your attention to the permanent collection.

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Samuel Rousseau’s odd and humorous work enhances the staircase harmony.

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Florence Doleac “bare laid chair” echoes to the next XIXth century pieces of furniture.

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Petit Palais avenue Winston Churchill, Métro Champs-Elysées Clémenceau. Tel : 33(0)1 53 43 40 00. Open everyday except Mondays 10 to 18. “Intrusions”exhibition up to January 6. Free entrance.

For more information : http://www.paris.fr/portail/Culture/Portal.lut?page_id=6228

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