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The Stravinski place in Beaubourg, the Pompidou museum and vis-a-vis the IRCAM, one of is visited of Paris by the tourists; here a few years ago in normal state: installation carried out by the couple Nikki de Saint-Phalle and Jean Tinguely in 1983; "this fountain offered to Parisian most important would be created in the capital since that of Trocadéro in 1937 This joint work of Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely is with the angle of the CGP and the IRCAM. Fountains more than fountain, this whole of polychrome sculptures evolves/moves on a water level while paying homage to the large type-setter Igor Stravinsky. Born in Russia and died in New York after a long stay in France, it is the symbol of the eclecticism and the internationalism of the artists of XXeme sècle.

Behind at the bottom one aperçiot the Church Merry Saint which are located at the intersection of the old North-South Roman way, the current street Saint Martin's day, and of the East-West axis, the streets Saint Antoine, of the Glassmaking and holy Honore. It can be regarded as one of most beautiful of Paris.

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