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Pompidou Centre


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A modern art gallery, exhibition centre, and concert hall in Paris, designed by Richard Rogers and the Italian architect Renzo Piano (1937– ) and opened in 1977. The design features brightly coloured pipes, ducts, and elevators, on the outside of the exterior walls, giving the building an industrial appearance. It is named after the French statesman Georges Pompidou (1911–74).

Subjects: Art.


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