Mougins Museum of Classical Art (MACM) | Riviera Radio

The astonishing collection at the Mougins Museum of Classical Art (MACM) highlights the influence of the ancient world on great artists from Sir Peter Paul Rubens to Arman. A drawing of the bust of Caracalla by Matisse is displayed next to a portrait carved during the reign of the emperor; Warhol’s Birth of Venus contemplates a marble statuette from the 1st century; Picasso, Braque, Chagall, Dalí, Dufy present their interpretations of the gods, goddesses and ancient myths. On your journey you will see remarkable ancient pieces, including the largest private collection in the world of Graeco-Roman weapons and armour, interact with sculptures, drawings and paintings by Renoir, Gormley, Calder, Cézanne, to name but a few.