The Orsay Museum, converted from a train station to a museum, is considered one of the three best museums in Paris, along with the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou. In 1979, the interior of the museum was changed to its present form and opened in December 1986 as the "Orsay Museum".
About the Orsay Museum
How to enjoy Orsay .
When you visit the Orsay, you can see how the interior of symmetry spreads from one side to the other. The exhibition space is divided into five floors and can be viewed efficiently in the order of the first floor, the upper floor and the middle floor. Do not forget to visit the bell tower in the 5. Floor to see!
What to do in Orsay .
The bell tower, 5. Floor
Let's take a giant bell tower photo with Montmartre in front of you. And let us draw a picture in front of a picture that you like.
Why should I go to Orsay .
The Arts of Orsay Museum is famous and interesting because it is famous works that you have seen in textbooks and postcards.
The Orsay Museum has a collection of important works by 19th century Impressionists. Century. There are many works of famous French artists such as Gustave Courbet, Jean-Francois Millet and Manet. Millet's famous "The Gleaners", which also appears in textbooks, is also in the museum's collection. It also has works by foreign impressionists such as Edvard Munch, Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh. Of course there are many masterpieces by Angre and other neoclassical artists, so do not miss them. For your information, the sculpture is also very good. It has a series of works by Rodin, famous for "The Gate of Hell".
What you must see in Orsay .
Musee d'Orsay, particularly famous for its rich collection of pre-impressionist works: the pre-impressionist was interested in the changes of colors due to changes in light and atmosphere and focused on the impressions of objects. Monet and Renoir are some of the most famous impressionist painters.
A funeral in Ornans (around 1849), Gustave Courbet. – Dark greens and grays create a dark atmosphere. Through intense expression techniques you feel natural elements and feel heavy on the screen.
Bal du Moulin de la Galette (1876), Pierre-Auguste Renoir. – Renoir perfectly described the scene of a dance hall with a lively, light bohemian atmosphere.
Dinner at the ball (1879), Edgar Degas. -Degas copied a painting by Menzel 'Dinner at the Ball'. A work that highlights a beautiful representation of light.
Olympia (1863), Edouard Manet. – Manet used strong techniques. He introduced a new female nude style.