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Atelier Brancusi

Address: Centre Georges Pompidou, 75008 Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Ranked #164 of 632 Attractions in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Not worth the free admission. Tiny, most famous pieces absent or not well displayed. This place is just a reproduction of the artists workshop..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

It's free, very beatiful and can be perfectly combined with the area in the neighbourhood. Oasis of calm. My 9years old kid liked it too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The museum is open afternoons only (at least in Winter) and is free. It is a reconstruction of Brancusi's studio (atelier) complete with many of his sculptures which were in the early 20th century revolutionary. If you are into 20thC art history it's a must - allow at least 40 minutes. It's at the front of the Pompidou centre.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Just beside the Centre Pompidou is the Atelier Brancusi Musee, which is free for the public to visit. Here you can find a reconstruction of Constantin Brancusi's studio and workshop as it was at the time of his death in 1957. Fans of the Romanian sculptor will likely consider this a highlight visit while in Paris. Others not familiar with... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a tiny museum right next to the Pompidou Center. It has a good collection of Brancusi's work, plus his workshops and tools. They seem to have a somewhat contentious relationship with the Pompidou, but they are very good natured about it.

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Bacau, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Brancusi Atelier is the first thing I wanted to visit in Paris. I'm Romanian and seeing his work anytime is an emotional experience for me. Renzo Piano created this space to replicate the original space but with more space to visit and enjoy Brancusi work.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I like to visit the Atelier Brancusi every 2 years or so. I´m always amazed by Brancusi´s work and discovered something new every time. Visit it first before going into the Centre Pompidou.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

These are Brancusi's own words. Visiting his studio recreated at Centre Georges Pompidou, you have a chance if not to fully understand the true complexity of his personality, work, method, aspirations at least to come closer to the life and creation of one of the greatest artists of 20th century.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Brancusi probably doesn't need no presentation, since his sculptures are so well known around the globe. You'll find there a small place, sometimes crowded by students, who'll charm you. And it's free. 5*

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The recreation of Brancusi's studio gives an insight into his work, his working method and the working life of a modernist sculptor in a beautifully presented showcase. Apparently visitors used to be able to roam amongst the exhibits, but now, quite understandably for a highly visited, free museum, they are all behind glass.

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