History and visit the Musée Maillol in Paris
The Maillol Museum is a museum of fine arts located in a mansion in the Rue de Grenelle in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. Dina Vierny, the muse and the executor of the sculptor Aristide Maillol was built in 1995. It occupies an area of four thousand two hundred and fifty square meters. He continually exposes a large number of works by Maillol and presents temporary exhibitions in a large collection of modern art of the twentieth and twenty-first century such as sculptures, paintings, drawings … The museum also has a library where visitors can purchase catalogs, postcards, French art books … The state has recognized the Maillol Museum, La Fondation Dina Vierny as utility. You can go on this site linens bus No. 63, 68, 69, 83, 84 and 95 or line 12 station Rue du Bac metro.
Historically, Dina Vierny was fifteen when she met Aristide Maillol. To develop its based on the beauty of the body work, the artist made her the perfect model. During their ten years of collaboration, Maillol created numerous sculptures such as The River, The Mountain and The Air and paintings, drawings, pastels, and statuettes as Dina to the mat. Dina Vierny also served as a model for some friends Maillol as Raoul Dufy, Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard. Maillol isolated himself in his studio in the mountains after the war to focus on his last work, Harmony. In 1944, he died in a car accident, so this sculpture was never completed. Twenty years later, Maillol was given a state funeral. Dina Vierny then offered the monumental sculptures by the State. The Minister of Culture at the time, André Malraux placed outdoors in the gardens of the Tuileries. To show the public the talent of Aristide Maillol, also put up its foundation in the same year. Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol Foundation was inaugurated in Paris in 1995 Bouchardon the hotel, a large building of the eighteenth century. Indeed, it is the culmination of a lifetime of Dina Vierny because she devoted all his energy for thirty years. With the architect Pierre Devinoy, she spent fifteen years to renovate the whole area.
Since its inauguration, the Maillol Museum organized many exhibitions. These include exhibitions of 9 March to 15 October 1995, which presented the works of André Bauchant, from 27 February to 15 May 1997, the works of Émile Giliolo from March 20 to 31 May 1998 the works of Michel Haas called the path twenty years. From 31 May to 10 October 2000 the museum organized the exhibition of Pierre Bonnard, from March 5 to 16 June 2003, the works of Raoul Dufy titled Another look from 23 June to 12 September 2005, the Maillol museum celebrated the hundred years by Robert Couturier exhibition of his work, from April 17 to August 17, 2009, works by George Condo, entitled the lost, September 21, 2011 to February 12, 2012 civilization, the museum presented the works of Pompeii, entitled A lifestyle. From 27 March to 28 July 2013, the museum will display more than two hundred works on art glass from the island of Murano. Title Fragile, the exhibition will be under the patronage of the dignitaries of the city of Venice.
Transfer from the Maillol Museum to Paris airports
We have a fleet made up of three categories of vehicles: VIP luxury car, collective shuttle and private car. During your stay in Paris, book with our team a private prestigious shuttle with driver for a transfer to the Maillol Museum. The Maillol Museum is located 16.6 kilometers from Orly Airport, 33.4 miles from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 88.7 km from the airport of Beauvais.