Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence

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Together with architects John Sonnier and Dominique Ronsseray, Victor Vasarely established Fondation Vasarely in 1976. The trio wanted to promote "art for all" and of the "city of tomorrow." Study 42 large works of art, each 6 by 8 m (20 ft by 26 ft.) Vasarely's seven "cells" are hexagonal rooms that measure 14 m (46 ft) across and 11 m (36 ft) high. The French National Commission named the foundation a historic monument almost 40 years later. Put Fondation Vasarely at the forefront of your travel plans using our Aix-en-Provence day trip planning tool.
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  • Impressive. Unless you’re hard core fan of old classical paintings presenting big birds in the woods, portraits, or other boring stuff and rather want to see abstract art with strong 70’s wibes this.....  more »
  • They enable to allow access to wheel chair even if the building is design for it All handicap doors are locked and they will not open them Good expo on Vasarely but the olace is a bit rundown and...  more »
  • Unconditional recommendation in Aix-en-Provence- one should not be deterred by the negative comments. Alone the building from the outside is an event! And the exhibition inside shows huge large-scale objects by Vaserely. Wonderful color fireworks and a journey into the Op-Art-Art, which is not possible anywhere in the world. The staff is great! And also the shop is well sorted. absolute recommendation!
  • Never heard of Vasarely. If you're a graphic designer, this is a place for you. Before computers, this guy was doing your illustrator grids, color experimentation and gradients.

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