Photos of a Muse

Where Is It Wednesday? 2010-10-06

Paris By Cell Phone: 2010-10-06: Where Is It Wednesday?

This is the surly side of what elegant Parisian palace?

First answer in the comment section wins a coveted Chupa Chups badge (with even better prizes for repeat winners)!

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7 responses

  1. You’re right, I didn’t realise just how run down it’s become these days. You’d think they wouldn’t tolerate the graffiti, which isn’t exactly ‘modern art’, is it?

    October 6, 2010 at 22:25

    • I know, right!? Paris Karin went there in the Spring and came back talking about how chic it was. She said from the front, it’s very nice and the back part is kind of hidden from the tea room and the, apparently, very exclusive restaurant on top.

      Thanks for stopping by, Sab, and see you in the streets,

      Paris Paul

      October 6, 2010 at 22:38

  2. Is it the Museum of Modern Art?

    (So hungry for more Chupa Chups) 😉
    Genie

    October 7, 2010 at 15:55

  3. Musée d’art moderne “de la ville de Paris (not to be confused with simply Museum of Modern art)
    Genie

    October 7, 2010 at 15:58

  4. This is the side seen from Ave New York. I think that this is a part of Palais de Tokyo.

    me again – Genie

    October 7, 2010 at 16:08

    • Third time’s the charm, Genie! Indeed, it’s the Palais de Tokyo as seen from the Ave New York. Congrats, that’s 3 in a row!

      Here’s your coveted Chupa Chups badge (3rd level)–with the next win you’ll be the first to access the next tier for prizes. Thanks for playing!

      Paris Paul

      October 7, 2010 at 18:37

  5. Yay! I’ll share them, of course!

    When I looked up Palais de Tokyo as I had been there for a night exhibit once, I found that the Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is the eastern wing of the Palais and was dedicated as a museum in 1961. It is owned by the City of Paris and the west wing (Palais de Tokyo) is owned by the French state. (Correct me on any of this as all I have ever known is Tokyo)

    They need to clean up the Ave NY side for sure.

    Off to get a sugar-high on a Chupa Chups!
    Genie

    October 7, 2010 at 20:20

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