Sunday, March 3, 2013

A Brand-New Museum in Marseille

Last week I got a privileged preview at a press party for Marseille's very latest museum: the Musée Regards de Provence. Overlooking the city's fast-expanding port area, between the Cathedral, the Fort Saint Jean and the future MuCEM and Villa Mediterranée, this building is a treasure trove of provençal art, both classic and ultra-contemporary. More than that, the building itself, designed in 1948 by the leading local architect Fernard Pouillan, has a fascinating history in its own right. Click here to read more.

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