Monday, July 25, 2011

Modigliani in Paris

Rue Modigliani, 15e arrondissement, ParisIn the 15th arrondissement, not far from the Parc André Citroën, rue Modigliani is not an impressive street for Parisian standards.Fontaine des Polypores, rue Modigliani, 15e arrondissement, ParisIt has a nice fountain called “fontaine des Polypores” (Polypores fountain), also commonly known as Modigliani fountain. It is a 1983 work by the sculptor Jean-Yves Le Chevalier.

Search labels: Modigliani
External links: Amedeo Modigliani (Wikipedia)

17 comments:

ρομπερτ said...

What a nice find, feels like a small oasis.

Please have a good new week.

Thirtytwo degrees said...

If ever I return to Paris, I must see this. This is beautiful!

Jack said...

Modigliani was a good artist. Is he from Livorno?

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful VP!

Farmchick said...

Interesting fountain!

Randy said...

Great shots. He is one of my favorite artists.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

What an unusual fountain VP, I like it a lot!

Jimmy said...

Really amazing. This fountain is an architectural point of interest and I have seen it in a couple of textbooks. An unique piece of work!

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cieldequimper said...

One of my favourite painters as you know. And here I am discovering Paris again... :-)

brattcat said...

what a lovely fountain...but it makes me think I must wash the dishes.

Halcyon said...

Never seen this fountain. Thanks for sharing!

JM said...

The street might not be impressive but this fountain surely is. Pretty cool indeed.

Kaori said...

I like how creative this fountain is! The water looks wonderfully cool :D

Arianna said...

Non è mai stato fra i miei preferiti...mi piace molto la fontana! Ciao, Arianna

joo said...

I love Modigliani and I love this fountain!

Dina said...

That IS a nice fountain.

Babzy said...

Nice fontain , Modigliani is a great artist ! :)