Centre Pompidou - Metz
|Centre Pompidou - Metz|
|Architectural style||Modern, Culture and Leisure|
|Town or city||Metz|
|Construction started||7 november 2006|
|Cost||60,73 million Euro|
|Design and construction|
|Client||Agglomeration community of Metz Métropole|
|Architect||Shigeru Ban & Jean de Gastines|
|Architecture firm||Shigeru Ban Architects Europe|
The Centre Pompidou Metz is a museum of modern and contemporary art. It is located in Metz, France. It exhibits sculptures, modern and contemporary paintings and graphic art.
The architecture of the building is inspired by a traditional Chinese hat. The carpentry is an innovative assembly composed of sixteen kilometers of wood.
Inaugural exhibition of 2010[change | edit source]
Some elements of the inaugural exhibition were borrow by the Centre Georges Pompidou of Paris, especially:
- La Femme à la guitare, Georges Braque,
- La Tristesse du Roi, Henri Matisse,
- L'Aubade, Nu couché et musicien, Pablo Picasso,
- Le Violon d'Ingres, photographie, Man Ray,
- La Maison tropicale, architectural prototype conceive by Jean Prouvé.