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Tomi Ungerer Museum

at 2, avenue de la Marseillaise , 67000


Tomi Ungerer Museum
2, avenue de la Marseillaise
Strasbourg 67000
France
Contact Phone
P: +33 (0)3 69 06 37 27
Website
http://www.musees-strasbourg.org/index.php?page=musee-tomi-ungerer

Description

Musée Tomi Ungerer/Centre international de l’illustration is a museum in Strasbourg in the Bas-Rhin department of France. Opened in November 2007, it is dedicated to the work of Strasbourg-born artist Tomi Ungerer and displays 8,000 graphic works of all kind by Ungerer and some of his most famous colleagues (Saul Steinberg, Ronald Searle, André François...) as well as Ungerer's large collection of ancient toys.The museum is located in one half of the former Villa Greiner, a spacious villa built in 1884, and spread over three floors. The ground floor is dedicated to Ungerer's work as a children's book illustrator, the first floor is dedicated to his work as a political caricaturist and satirical cartoonist. The basement—not accessible for children—is dedicated to his erotic and semi-pornographic drawings.BibliographyMusée Tomi Ungerer: la collection, Éditions des musées de la ville de Strasbourg 2007, ISBN 978-2-35125-051-8

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