Jean Tinguely & Niki de Saint Phalle Museum – Fribourg

The Jean Tinguely & Niki de Saint Phalle Museum in Fribourg is linked to the Museum of Art and History (MAHF) located in the center of Fribourg, a 10 minute walk from the train station.

The collection is displayed in a former tramway depot, you will be able to see one of Jean Tinguely masterpiece: the “Retable de l’Abondance Occidentale et du Mercantilisme Totalitaire” or a series of 22 paintings polyester called “Remembering” and created between 1997 and 1998 by Niki de Saint Phalle. Born in 1925 in Fribourg, Jean Tinguely was a genius of moving sculptures that were created by recycling ordinary objects and machines parts. The museum hosts also some temporary exhibitions of artists that follow the steps of Jean Tinguely. You will also be able to admire one of his work, the Jo Siffert Fountain, commonly called Tinguely Fountain, in the Grand-Places, in front of Fribourg train station.

Address: Jean Tinguely-Niki de Saint Phalle Display, Rue de Morat 2, 1700 Fribourg
Web site: http://www.fr.ch/mahf/fr/pub/espace_jean_tinguely.htm

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Jean Tinguely & Niki de Saint Phalle Museum - Fribourg

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