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Cartier Foundation (Fondation Cartier Pour L'art Contemporain)

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Three excellent spaces for exhibitions

The building itself is interesting but not of a great beauty. But it is very functional in terms of... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Marja D
The Netherlands
Great 'Freeing Architecture' Exhibition

The Junya Ishigami architecture exhibition was really stunning. I'm generally quite skeptical of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Rhiannon H
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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Contemporary Arts gallery with a special focus on glass objects.
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261 bd. Raspail, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 42 18 56 50
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful exhibition on Geometry forms collecting art works from anonymous artists among natives from Latin America (from Mexico from Patagonia) as well as art works from known artists from these area. It catch my attention the graphic designs of the Kadiweu tribe from Brazil...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The building itself is interesting but not of a great beauty. But it is very functional in terms of light, airconditioning and accessibiity. There is enough staff for questions and control, all very friendly. If there is an interesting exhibition: just go there. And enjoy...More

Thank Marja D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Junya Ishigami architecture exhibition was really stunning. I'm generally quite skeptical of philosophical commentary by artists, so I went in to this feeling like I wouldn't really 'get' it, or would feel like it was all a bit pointless - but I was immediately...More

Thank Rhiannon H
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The exhibit of junya ishigami is amazing. This architect is really original Concerning the building it’s desapointing I expected more from jean Nouvel For sure the building of Louis Vuitton is far better

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A Jean Nouvel building featuring an amazing tree in the entrance. We were there for the Malick Sidibe photo exhibition. Very interesting and a brilliant documentary to highlight Sidibe's photos and home country. Buying tickets online allows you to skip the line.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What's interesting is the what's in between inside and outside. You've got to see it to believe it. There was an interesting exhibition of Malik Sidibé

Thank Gaby-Khoriaty
Reviewed 16 October 2017

For a car guy from Detroit, Cartier Foundation's Auto Photo exhibition was heaven. I was glad to see my home town nicely represented as well. While the focus of this large exhibition was the automobile, the photos were arranged into several categories and nicely displayed...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Review by Dr Sim. I went there to view a photo exhibition. Small exhibition. Price was high for a small exhibition. However, I did find the exhibition interesting. Regards Dr Sim

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had seen the posters for this photo exhibit all over Paris, along with Steve McQueen, and Dior. The exhibit encompassed three floors of images by perhaps 40 photographers. I loved it, being a "car guy" and my teenage daughter was enthralled. Also, the book...More

1  Thank Sam E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This exhibition demonstrates how the automobile ("car") provided photographers with a new subject, new point of view and new way of exploring the world (text from press release). Over 100 photographers, from Robert Frank, Joël Meyerowitz, Lee Friedlander, to Theo Baart and Cary Markerink et...More

Thank Gerard R
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Beatrice G
27 November 2017|
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Response from Gaby-Khoriaty | Reviewed this property |
since this is not a high season in Paris you don't need to buy a ticket online
7 January 2016|
Response from g99fr | Reviewed this property |
You will find both explanations in french and in english.
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