Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Centre Pompidou in Paris by Harry

We are back in Barcelona after a long weekend in Paris...
The Pompidou is the home of the modern art museum in Paris. It was named after Georges Pompidou who was the president of France from 1969 to 1974. It was my favorite museum in Paris.
 I love modern art and I liked the modern look of the building with the tubes on the side. 

The museum had a lot of Kadinsky paintings. Kadinsky is one of my favorite artists. I did a report on him in art for Mr. Jay and it was great to see so many of the paintings I had learned about.
 This is a very cool painting. It looks like it has circles, but it is really just parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and intersecting lines. You'll be able to see it if you blow up the picture.
 Here's another painting that is an example of tessellation.


  1. I have to go back to Paris as I've never been to that museum and you have to go with me Harry and explain the paintings. Of course I HAVE to stay at the Hyatt :)

  2. Nonnie- I can't believe you've never been to the Pompidou! Let's go back next October :)

  3. Harry, do you have a favorite museum from your travels this year? They all seem so marvelous. I love the tubes, too.

  4. The Pompidou was my favorite museum as well. So much crazy outside the box stuff. Plus, you're right, the building itself was cool. Thank you for informing me that tessellation was a way to look at art and nature. I like to think of a honeycomb. Now I will be on the hunt for where mother nature is hiding tessellation patterns.