It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information (Public Information Library), a vast public library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which is the largest museum for modern art in Europe, and IRCAM, a centre for music and acoustic research. Because of its location, the Centre is known locally as Beaubourg (IPA:[bobuʁ]). It is named after Georges Pompidou, the President of France from 1969 to 1974 who commissioned the building, and was officially opened on 31 January 1977 by President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. As of 2006, the Centre Pompidou has had over 180 million visitors since 1977 and more than 5,209,678 visitors in 2013, including 3,746,899 for the museum.
DUBAI ... MENART Fair will feature works from 22 galleries hailing from 13 different countries ... Baya Mahieddine (Algeria), Les musiciennes, 1988, Gouache and watercolor on paper, 73 x 98. (Supplied) ... The fair will also, d’Hauteville says, welcome groups from notable museums including the Palais de Tokyo, Centre Pompidou and Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris.
France’s culture ministry has decided to close the Centre Pompidou entirely from the end of 2023 to the end of 2026 for building renovations costing an estimated €200m... The Centre Pompidou-Metz, the Shigeru Ban-designed outpost in northeastern France, will become a “major venue” during this time.
The Centre Pompidou in Paris is undertaking the restoration of a torn portrait of Nicolas Sursock by Kees van Dongen—one of 57 works in the museum collection that were damaged by the explosion—while the construction multinational Saint-Gobain is donating the glass needed for the windows and other building materials ... Rowina Bou-Harb ... .
But there was nothing ordinary about 2020 and the widespread devastation caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic ... overall museum visitor figures ... European crises ... The French capital’s three major art museums—the Louvre, Centre Pompidou and Musée d’Orsay—saw a 73% drop in attendance overall, down to 4.5 million from 16.5 million in 2019 ... DavidSt George.
It was Georges Pompidou (1969-1974) who saved the station on the banks of the Seine from demolition by giving it heritage status and outlining plans for a museum ...France is fond of naming its institutions after past presidents. the Centre Pompidou is France's foremost modern art museum, while the National library is dedicated to Mitterrand ... ....
One of the first, Joseph Beuys. the SpaceCurator, is scheduled to open this month at the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, provided the region’s lockdown has ended ... One of the works in the exhibition will be a 4m-long drawing on parchment of a fat stain made by one of Beuys’s installations at the Pompidou Centre in Paris ... • Joseph Beuys ... .