Château de Vallauris – Musée Picasso

Place de la Libération , Vallauris
Provence-Alpes-Cote Azur, France
Email: contact.musee@vallauris.fr
Phone: + 33 (0)4 93 64 71 83
Website: http://www.vallauris-golfe-juan.fr
closed on: Tuesday
Museum Type: Art, Decorative arts / Handicraft

The Château de Vallauris is a French Renaissance building in the French Riviera housing three small museums: the musée Magnelli/musée de la Ceramique, the musée National Picasso “La Guerre et la Paix” and the musée de la Ceramique kitsch.

The most interesting collections are those dedicated to ceramic works, reflecting the long pottery-making tradition of Vallauris that fascinated Picasso and Matisse, that include every-day objects, notable pieces by the atelier Madoura and by Picasso himself, which lived in Vallauris from 1948 to 1955, and contemporary works coming from the Biennale Internationale de Vallauris. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions.

The Musée National Picasso “La Guerre et la Paix” is actually a  chapel decorated with a famous cycle of paintings, from which the museum takes its name, composed of 18 panels depicting war and peace, realised by Pablo Picasso in 1952.

Review by Riccardo Bianchini, Inexhibit
Photos: cover by Takato Marui; 1 by Jon Himoff

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