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Foundation Vasarely

1 avenue Marcel Pagnol | Jas-de-Bouffan, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 20 01 09
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A monument to Op Art

Part of my artists tour of Europe (Escher, Giger, Varsarely, Gaudi). The building itself is a... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2015
R T
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Brisbane, Australia
Unique, massive, very interesting

Worth a visit if you're in Aix-en-Provence. A building dedicated to massive pieces of art of... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2015
Olivier G
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Aix-en-Provence, France
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1 avenue Marcel Pagnol | Jas-de-Bouffan, 13090, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

Part of my artists tour of Europe (Escher, Giger, Varsarely, Gaudi). The building itself is a great way to display the opulence of one of the masters of op art. A great selection of Varsarely's work both architecturaly and visually. If you are aware of...More

Thank R T
Reviewed January 20, 2015

Worth a visit if you're in Aix-en-Provence. A building dedicated to massive pieces of art of Vasarely. Unique in the world. A bit run down...

Thank Olivier G
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I walked here from centre of Aix (only about 20 to 30 minutes) the building is absolutely eye-catching and impressive. Unfortunately the exhibits were in midst of being moved around and renovations were in place when I visited. There are no head-sets but there is...More

1  Thank MingLouieStein
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice building but placed in a ugly part of the city. Could have more things to see. If you have a car ok, if not, forget!

1  Thank Luca F
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Vasarely is for any student of contemporary art and the geometric style. It's a joy to enjoy for anyone who appreciates design. The exhibit is small and managable - a great quiet break from the city life down the street. Definitely worth a trip and...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed September 29, 2014

This foundation is about 10 minutes from Aix if you have a car. It has outstanding pieces by Vasarely which are gigantic Pieces that look dimensional but are not. The use of color gradation creates the three dimensional perspective and it Is amazing to see...More

Thank Judyknapp
Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is one of the best museums I have ever visited. Not only the colelction, but also the building was crated by Victo Vasarely and the two are in perfect harmony. It is a pitty that the building is in a bit od despear condition,...More

Thank vizslabp
Reviewed September 14, 2014

The title is not meant to be belittling: he's a master of it. And this is the most spectacular and certainly larger scale than the ones I've seen in Budapest and Cuenca. Deserves a little better maintenance, and travel directions from town - very difficult...More

1  Thank mosolygo
Reviewed September 7, 2014

We loved this gallery – so different to the usual run of museums and galleries through southern France. Vasarely’s huge optical illusion art pieces are fascinating and you can certainly spend quite a while there, viewing them from every angle - though you can also...More

1  Thank BonniesGirl
Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a short, easy, bus ride outside of Aix en Provence (the #2 bus left from outside the Tourism office and costs 1 EUR each way) and worth a quick visit. The artwork on display is pretty incredible. HUGE murals and abstract art hung...More

2  Thank Edwin R
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