Paris’s Hidden Treasure 

The Room Dufy

[ . . .] Despite having been regulated to second-class status, tourism-wise, the City of Paris Modern Art Museum contains what is arguably the single most interesting room in any museum in Paris: the Room Dufy.

The Room Dufy is a room large and triangular, with rounded points and about 600 square feet of floor space. The museum’s website, rather depressingly, says it can host dinner for 50. The walls are 30 feet high and made-up of 250 panels, all painted by Raoul Dufy. Dufy was perhaps the greatest colorist who ever lived, and the room is a shiver and silence-inducing explosion of color. [ . . . ]

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