Maison La Roche

Maison La Roche, also Villa La Roche, is a house in Paris, designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in 1923-1925. It was designed for Raoul La Roche, a Swiss banker and collector of avant-garde art.

Villa La Roche now houses the Fondation Le Corbusier. La Roche commissioned Le Corbusier to build a villa as well as a gallery to house his art collection.

In July 2016, the house, Villa Jeanneret, and sixteen other works by Le Corbusier were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

 

 

Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght is a museum of modern art on the Coline des Gardettes, a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence in the southeast of France about 25 km from Nice. It was established by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght in 1964 and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and all forms of modern art. The collection includes works by many important 20th-century artists including Jean Arp, Pierre Bonnard, George Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Ellsworth Kelly, Fernand Léger and Joan Miró among others.

 

 

 

 

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum is a museum in Amsterdam for modern and contemporary art and design, founded in 1874. In 1895 the museum openend at Paulus Potterstraat, near the Rijksmuseum. The museum was internationally regarded as one of the most influential museums for the twentieth-century art.

 

 

 

Huis Marseille

Huis Marseille was founded in 1999, making it Amsterdam’s first photo museum. With quarterly changing exhibitions, every season, a new look at the photography and versatility of this medium is being thrown. In the era of captivating image culture and ubiquitous cameras, Huis Marseille focuses on the image. Not only see, but really looking.

The original 17th-century layout of the house is still largely intact three hundred years later: with a front house, courtyard, backhouse and garden.

From September 9 until December 3 there will be an exhibition (Landscape with Tree) in Huis Marseille of Jamie Hawkesworth (1987), a British photographer who has risen to great height in the fashion world, with campaigns for, among others, Vogue, MiuMiu and Loewe.

 

 

The Musée Picasso

The Musée Picasso housed in Hotel Salé is located in Le Marais in the third district of Paris. The museum closed its doors to rebuild, restore and modernize it.

The renewed museum opened on October 25, 2014 for the public. The museum gives an overview of Pablo Picasso’s total work.

On the third floor, since 2014, the artist’s art collection has come to an end. The collection in the Musée Picasso Paris includes more than 5000 works and tens of thousands of archive pieces, including sketches, studies, drawings, sketchbooks, engravings, photographs, illustrated books and documents.

The Hotel Salé has been a historic monument since 1968 and is definitely worth a visit. Certainly as a  museum of course, but also as an architectural work of art.

Both the outside and the inside with the breathtaking beautiful staircase is worth your attention.

There is no better place to host Pablo Picasso’s work and no better way to say goodbye for now to Paris by seeing this beautiful place!