Museums: A Place on the Riviera

To the French Riviera last week came a new attraction that is guaranteed to win $00 in anybody's Guide Michelin of artistic treasures. After five years of work, the museum put up by Flemish-French Art Dealer Aimé Maeght (pronounced Mag) is finished, furnished and open to the public.

Perched on a high, verdant ridge at Saint Paul de Vence above Nice, the museum is the elegantly terraced product of José Luis Sert, dean of Harvard's Graduate School of Design. Its ochre fieldstone walls blend into the slope; atop the roof, flying scoops shaped...

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