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Musee d' Art Moderne

8 Boulevard Marechal Joffre, 66400 Ceret, France
04 68 87 27 76
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Ceret
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Sep 28, 2014
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San Francisco, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We were amazed to find an extensive Picasso exhibit regarding regarding his love of bullfighting including photos, sketches, paintings and ceramics. This may be a travelling exhibit. Also there is a famous dove drawing by Picasso apparently done for the museum. In the small collection were a couple Chagalls and a Gris (Le Journal) as well.

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Chipping Norton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

We were looking forward to seeing a collection of work from the various artistic luminaries who have made Ceret their home, but were surprised to find that every single piece on display was to do with bullfighting. That said, it was an impressive collection, with some very remarkable pieces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This museum showcases several artists who, mostly unknown outside France, made an obviously seminal contribution to the evolution of Cubism as a modern art style. This alone makes a visit to the museum worthwhile. In addition, there was a retrospective exhibition of art representing bullfighting as a social and cultural tradition that was important in Catalonia of which this area... More

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Ceret, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Always has fascinating exhibitions, beautifully displayed. Have never been disappointed so nothing to dislike.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I admit that not really understand the art in general but when I see some nice works it amuses me that how do they do it ! However my kids have been thought this subject quiet well in their school so we though it will benefit us all round ! I am glad to say that it just did that.... More

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Riberac, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I enjoyed the permanent collection of famous artists like Picasso in this small Museum. However at the time of our visit in July 2014 there was a temporary exhibition with the theme Bull fighting. This is a very delicate subject in this day and age. I do not think that especially children should see the killing and torture of any... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Both the permanent collection and the current bull-fighting exhibition are excellent. Much of the art focuses on the beautiful village of Ceret itself and features some wonderful artists such as Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Matisse and Masson. You can have a lovely stroll around Ceret itself.

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Kent, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Fascinating, Whether you like modern art or not, this museum offers a very well informed visit and has some great modern art. We have visited a three times and there is often an exhibition and well worth seeing, Worth the entrance fee.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Saw the show on bullfighting which was well curated with art new and old and a vintage film to whet the appetite...the pay once come and go entrance fee is great for taking a lunch break in this beautiful town...paintings everyone can enjoy.

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oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The permanent collection is excellent and the temporary exhibitions are a cut above the ordinary. Ceret is a small town and the Musee is very accessible.

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