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Musee Zervos

rue Saint-Etienne, 89450 Vezelay, France
+33 3 86 32 39 26
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Exhibition of paintings by Alexander Calder in Musée Zervos

In historic Vezelay we visited the exhibition (running till October 2017) of gouache paintings by... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Gerard R
Great Little Museum

Really enjoyed visiting this museum. The building is as interesting as the collection. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Portland, Oregon
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rue Saint-Etienne, 89450 Vezelay, France
+33 3 86 32 39 26
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

In historic Vezelay we visited the exhibition (running till October 2017) of gouache paintings by Alexander Calder, really worthwhile, and also the other artworks on display, a few dozen of high quality, including Picasso, Kandinsky, Helion, Poliakoff and others. The collection was assembled by Mr...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this museum. The building is as interesting as the collection. Definitely worth the time and an interesting slice of history as well.

Thank Tilly198
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Interesting collection with some works by masters like Picasso and Kandinsky in a lovely mansion setting. Spectacular views out the back and from the rear gardens. Lovely museum!

Thank Demmingspal
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a private collection of the Zervos family donated to the city of Vezely which is a beauty in itself. The museum contains paintings, sculptures, monographs, letters etc b wonderful artists as Picasso, Paul Klee, Kandinsy, Giacommeti, Miro and many others who worked in...More

Thank Yona S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We spent an interesting hour in this beautifully-designed small gallery and very much enjoyed its Calders and Picassos, and Legers, in particular. The building itself is a poem of modern design in an ancient building, and the terrace with sculptures is a charming space. The...More

Thank jojoDorset
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Musee Zervos is a contemporary art museum in Vezelay that has one room dedicated to Romain Rolland. The art collection is impressive and the old town is very attractive.

Thank Har45
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Down the hill from the 12th-century basilica that drew me to Vézelay I found this small museum containing the art collection of Christian Zervos, a Greek-French art critic who spent the final years of his life in Vézelay. Most of the collection is 20th-century, but...More

Thank Glossomathitria
Reviewed 8 June 2016

You will benefit more if you know who Romain Rolland was, but the roof structure and beams on the top floor alone are worth the visit.

Thank toucanne
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Musée Zervos is well worth the visit to Vézelay for art lovers, holding a collection of significant mid 20th-century works selected by the late editor of Paris' top arts magazines (from the 1920s-50s). Includes lesser known works by well-known painters like Kandinsky, Miró, and...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is s world-class permanent collection of art from Picasso to Miro. It is an unassuming front entrance and not well marketed, so most visitors miss it. We would have not known if our B&B hostess had not informed us. It is housed on a...More

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