Fernand Léger has left a lasting impression on the 20th century through the power of his artistic language and his openness to the changes in the world. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, films, theatre sets, tapestries, mosaics, and ceramics make up the only collection in the world that covers the entire career of the painter. Created by architect André Svetchine in the heart of a Mediterranean park, the museum is surrounded by monumental sculptures.

Fernand Léger has left a lasting impression on the 20th century through the power of his artistic language and his openness to the changes in the world. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, films, theatre sets, tapestries, mosaics, and ceramics make up the only collection in the world that covers the entire career of the painter. Created by architect André Svetchine in the heart of a Mediterranean park, the museum is surrounded by monumental sculptures.

Programme

Fernand Léger Hommage à la danse 1925 huile sur toile Galerie Maeght © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Galerie Maeght
Fernand Léger Hommage à la danse 1925 huile sur toile Galerie Maeght © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Galerie Maeght
Fernand Léger Charlot, projet d’illustration pour la plaquette du Festival de Cannes, non publié 1949 gouache sur papier musée national Fernand Léger © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Rmn-Grand Palais (musée Fernand Léger) / Adrien Didierjean
Fernand Léger Charlot, projet d’illustration pour la plaquette du Festival de Cannes, non publié 1949 gouache sur papier musée national Fernand Léger © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Rmn-Grand Palais (musée Fernand Léger) / Adrien Didierjean
Fernand Léger / Murphy Dudley Ballet mécanique : Kiki de Montparnasse, reflets 1924 photogramme Centre Pompidou - Musée national d’art moderne - Centre de création industrielle, Paris © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Courtesy Light Cone (Paris) Bruce Posner
Fernand Léger / Murphy Dudley Ballet mécanique : Kiki de Montparnasse, reflets 1924 photogramme Centre Pompidou - Musée national d’art moderne - Centre de création industrielle, Paris © Adagp, Paris, 2022 / photo Courtesy Light Cone (Paris) Bruce Posner
Anonyme, Vue du décor futuriste de Fernand Léger pour L’Inhumaine de Marcel L’Herbier vers 1923 épreuve gélatinoargentique 12,7 × 17,7 cm, Paris © photo Coll, Cinémathèque française
Anonyme, Vue du décor futuriste de Fernand Léger pour L’Inhumaine de Marcel L’Herbier vers 1923 épreuve gélatinoargentique 12,7 × 17,7 cm, Paris © photo Coll, Cinémathèque française
Fernand Léger The Girl with the Prefabricated Heart 1947 photogramme court-métrage de Fernand Léger pour Dreams that Money Can’t Buy de Hans Richter Centre Pompidou - Musée national d’art moderne - Centre de création industrielle, Paris © Estate Hans Richter / photo Collection Lobster Films
Fernand Léger The Girl with the Prefabricated Heart 1947 photogramme court-métrage de Fernand Léger pour Dreams that Money Can’t Buy de Hans Richter Centre Pompidou - Musée national d’art moderne - Centre de création industrielle, Paris © Estate Hans Richter / photo Collection Lobster Films

Fernand Léger et le cinéma

The exhibition explores the fruitful relations that Fernand Léger maintained throughout his work with the seventh art.

Access

Musée National Fernand Léger
Chemin du Val-de-Pôme
06410 Biot
+33 (0)4 92 91 50 30
musee-fernandleger.fr

Every day: 10am - 6pm.

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PLACES TO DISCOVER

Musée d’histoire et de céramique de Biot : installed in a former hospital, this museum space offers an exceptional collection of jars made in Biot.
Centre d’art du verre Pierini : sculptures, limited series and monumental pieces in glass.
Galerie Gabel : gathers works of all sides, of confirmed or emerging artists (ceramists, painters, sculptors, glassmakers, mosaicists...).

PLACES TO STAY

Les Arcades : restaurant and hotel of 12 rooms, with authentic charm in the heart of the village of Biot.
La Bastide : rooms in a flowery and intimate atmosphere to enjoy a relaxing moment.

PLACES TO EAT

• La Table du musée : located in the garden of the Museum Fernand Léger, this restaurant offers fresh, local and organic products.
Les Terraillers : elegant restaurant with Provencal specialties.
Les Verriers : restaurant in a green setting, nestled at the foot of the medieval village of Biot.
L'Auberge Crêperie du Vieux Village : friendly place offering pancakes and crepes.
Café de la Poste : tasty Mediterranean cuisine in an authentic setting. From 13.50 euros for lunch.