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  Georges Pompidou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (July 5, 1911 April 2, 1974) was President of France from 1969 until his death in 1974.
Georges Pompidou had one foster son, Alain Pompidou, now president of the European Patent Office.
Georges Gorse succeeds Pflimlin as Minister of Cooperation.
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 Embassy of France in the U.S. - Georges Pompidou
Georges Pompidou was born on July 5, 1911 in Montboudif, a little town in the Cantal Department, to a family of teachers descended from peasant stock.
Named to a teaching position in Paris right before the war, Georges Pompidou was recalled to the 141st Alpine Infantry Regiment which was to spend the winter of 1939-1940 in front of the Maginot Line in Lorraine and then Alsace.
In June 1969, Georges Pompidou was elected President of the French Republic by universal suffrage.
www.info-france-usa.org /atoz/bio/bio_pompidou.asp   (921 words)

  
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It meant questioning all those close to Georges Pompidou as well as those who had exercised power during the period in which Georges Pompidou was Prime minister, from 1962 to 1968 and President of the Republic, from 1969 to 1974.
Georges Pompidou was an old-boy of the Ecole normale supérieure in rue d'Ulm, a teacher, a literary and culural figure.
On the contrary, they are indispensable to an understanding of the personality of Georges Pompidou, of his rise, and of the way in which his networks were formed.
www.georges-pompidou.org /english/research/corpus.htm   (644 words)

  
 Centre Georges Pompidou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Even the steel beams that make up the Pompidou Centre's framework are on the outside.
The Centre is named after Georges Pompidou, who was president of France from 1969 to 1974, and was opened on January 31, 1977.
The Place Georges Pompidou in front of the museum is noted for the presence of street performers such as mimes and jugglers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Centre_Georges_Pompidou   (328 words)

  
 Georges Pompidou - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (July 5, 1911–April 2, 1974) was President of France from 1969 until his death in 1974.
As President, Pompidou, though a Gaullist, proved more moderate than his predecessor, notably allowing Britain to join the European Community in 1973.
Rendezvous: Masterpieces from the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim Museums
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /georges_pompidou.htm   (896 words)

  
 Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
During the 1968 strikes and riots in France, Pompidou emerged as a strong figure.
After de Gaulle’s resignation in 1969, Pompidou was elected president with the solid support of the Gaullist party.
Despite rumors that he was gravely ill Pompidou remained in office; he died of cancer.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/Pompidou.html   (225 words)

  
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Contemporary art, art which is in essence contradictory : as strict as mathematics or violently lyric, sincere to the point of shamelessness or insolent in deception, an explosion of colour or joy or a negation of everything, including oneself, it is always on the lookout for tomorrow.
This imaginary museum is not Georges Pompidou's private collection but rather an imaginary inventory of his artistic universe.
Sometimes it concerns works bought by Georges Pompidou himself but it equally includes works belonging to the state or the works of artists that he quite simply appreciated.
www.georges-pompidou.org /english/theart/theart.htm   (358 words)

  
 Georges Pompidou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (July 5, 1911 – April 2, 1974) was President of France from 1969 until his death in 1974.
A supporter of Charles de Gaulle, he served under him as Prime Minister from April 16, 1962 to July 13, 1968.
He died from cancer in 1974 while in office, which proved a shock to most of the public.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Georges_Pompidou   (613 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Georges Pompidou
Valéry Marie René Georges Giscard dEstaing (born February 2, 1926 in Koblenz, Germany) is a French politician who was President of the Republic from 1974 until 1981.
Jean-Marcel Jeanneney, born November 13, 1910 in Paris, was a minister in various French governments in the 1950s and 60s, as well as Frances first ambassador to Algeria in the immediate aftermath of the Algerian war of independence.
Joan Martí Alanis (born 29 November 1928) is a former Bishop of Urgell and hence former co-Prince of Andorra.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Georges-Pompidou   (3488 words)

  
 Centre Georges Pompidou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Centre Georges Pompidou (constructed 1971 – 1977) is a building in the Beaubourg area of Paris, near Les Halles and the Marais.
The arrangement also allows an uncluttered internal space for the dispay of art works, drawing on ideas promulgated by Cedric Price's Fun Palace project (1964).
The Place Georges Pomidou in front of the museum is noted for the presence of street performers such as mimes and jugglers.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Centre_Georges_Pompidou   (337 words)

  
 Centre Pompidou/Museum/Brancusi's Studio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
During the construction of the Centre Georges Pompidou, the anticipated transfer of the collections of the Musée national d'art moderne obviously raised the question of moving Brancusi's studio as well.
With the renovation of the Centre Georges Pompidou and the surrounding areas, a complete rethinking of Brancusi's studio seemed essential in order to integrate it into the Centre's overall program twenty years after its inauguration.
The exterior renovations of the Centre Georges Pompidou have been funded by the Ministry of Culture qnd the City of Paris, with additional support from the Sergaceb.
www2.centrepompidou.fr /english/museum/brancusi/brancusi.htm   (1067 words)

  
 Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg), Paris
This is the story of how France's famed cultural icon, one of the most controversial and supremely public buildings of the century, was designed and built.
President Pompidou conceived (1969) the idea for Beaubourg, as the center is also known, to bring art and culture to the "man in the street".
It was completed in 1978 by the architects Renzo Piano of Italy and Richard Rogers of England, and by the engineering firm of Ove Arup and Partners of England.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Paris/Museums-Paris/Beaubourg.shtml   (589 words)

  
 Guggenheim Museum - Press Office - Rendezvous: Masterpieces from the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim Museums
Rendezvous: Masterpieces from Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim Museums is organized by Bernard Blisténe, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Contemporary Art, Centre Georges Pompidou; and Lisa Dennison, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
When the Pompidou reopens in 2000, it is unlikely that such an ensemble of the masterpieces from its core collection will be presented outside Paris again.
A free guidebook, which uses objects in the exhibition Rendezvous: Masterpieces from Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim Museums to reinforce school curriculum areas such as French, history, art, and social studies, is distributed free of charge to all New York City public schools.
www.guggenheim.org /press_releases/release_77.html   (2022 words)

  
 Jetsetting.net / Georges (Centre Pompidou) - Paris - Restaurants (Review)
Some might say that the best way to view the Centre Pompidou is from six flights up, atop the centre itself, in the restaurant Georges.
She did acknwoledge that the service was already included (fine), but also indicated that their waiters are encouraged to invite foreign tourists to leave a(n) additional tip since this is the way it is in other countries, especially in the US.
Last I've heard, all restaurants, including Georges, are still required to abide by the local law and practices.
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 A digest on the Pompidou Center (Centre Pompidou) in Paris illustrated with pictures by Paris Digest, the Paris ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Pompidou Center (Centre Pompidou in French) is one of the most spectacular buildings of Paris.
It was designed by architects Renzo Piano (from Italy) and Richard Rodgers (from the UK) to bring art and culture to the man in the street.
You like the Pompidou Center or you don't, but you will not forget it with its glass facade, its external stairs (below on the picture) and the red, blue and green external pipes on the rear facade.
www.parisdigest.com /monument/centrepompidou.htm   (316 words)

  
 Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
With its 25,000 visitors a day, the Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou is one of the most popular cultural sites in the world.
Its glass and steel architecture by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, with its multicolored pipes, its walkways, and its famous escalator suspended along the outer wall, provides a striking contrast to its historic surroundings in the heart of Paris.
The Centre Pompidou brings together under a single roof the Musée national d'art moderne-Centre de création industrielle (Mnam-Cci), the Bibliothèque publique d'information (Bpi), and the Institut de recherche acoustique/musique (Ircam).
www.architecture.com /go/Architecture/Reference/Links_1102.html   (125 words)

  
 Centre Georges Pompidou biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Centre Georges Pompidou (constructed 1971 - 1977) is a building in the Beaubourg area of Paris, near Les Halles and the Marais.
The arrangement also allows an uncluttered internal space for the dispay of art works.
The Place Georges Pomidou in front of the museum is noted for the presence of street acts such as mimes and jugglers.
centre-pompidou.biography.ms   (268 words)

  
 GrgPmpdCntr.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The role for the Centre Georges Pompidou is as a national centre of the arts, but includes many other uses such as a restaurant, office and library.
To prevent rotation of the wall, there is a reliance on friction with the foundations and a continuity between the wall and the basement floor slab.
Center Georges Pompidou take pride in parading its influence of the Hi-Tech movement.
www.arch.usyd.edu.au /kcdc/caut/html/Pomp/GPC.htm   (456 words)

  
 Paris - Centre George Pompidou
he cultural and artistic center named after Georges Pompidou, built in the old Beaubourg area, has sparked many a lively debate about its daring and strange architecture (designed by architects Rogers, Piano and Franchini).
The number of people who visit the building daily is astounding, and for many years it was the most visited museum in Paris.
(This honor was only very recently returned to the Louvre.) The Pompidou Center is the home of, among other things, the National Museum of Modern Art, a masterful and diverse collection of works from many modern schools.
www.pariserve.tm.fr /English/paris/LesHalles/pompidou.htm   (184 words)

  
 braque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The heirs of a Jewish collector whose collection was seized by the Nazis during the Second World War have been calling for the return of a major work by Georges Braque now owned by the Georges Pompidou Modern Art museum in Paris.
The heirs of Alphonse Kann, a well-known Vienna-born collector, have been active during the past two years in their attempts to trace back dozens of works which were stolen from him during the war.
Born into a rich family in Vienna in 1870, Alphonse Kann went to Paris around 1880 and studied at the lycée Condorcet with Marcel Proust who was to become one of France most celebrated novelists.
www.artcult.com /braque.htm   (936 words)

  
 Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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A second chance for Jean Cocteau The Pompidou re-examines the media idol of avant-garde
Pictures and Maps for: Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Pompidou.asp   (403 words)

  
 ArtLex on Abstraction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The paintings of Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) and Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) as well as the sculptures of Henry Moore (English, 1898-1987), Barbara Hepworth (English, 1903-1975), and Jacques Lipchitz (Russian-American, 1891-1973) are examples of abstract art.
Impression V (Park), 1911, oil on canvas, 106 x 157.5 cm, Georges Pompidou Center, Paris.
In the Gray, 1919, oil on canvas, 129 x 176 cm, Georges Pompidou Center, Paris.
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 Worldisround - A Long Weekend in Paris - Photograph - Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Sightseeing in Paris picture - Built entirely of steel and glass, the Centre Georges Pompidou at Beaubourg is 180 yards long, 65 yards wide, and 130 feet high.
Inaugurated on January 31, 1977, the Pompidou comprises the Museum of Modern Art, the Centre of Industrial Creativity, the Public News Library, the Institute for acoustic-musical Research and Coordination (I.R.C.A.M.), and the film library.
Built entirely of steel and glass, the Centre Georges Pompidou at Beaubourg is 180 yards long, 65 yards wide, and 130 feet high.
www.worldisround.com /articles/14518/photo41.html   (151 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou[zhOrzh pONpEdOO´] Pronunciation Key, 1911–74.
Georges Pompidou taught school and then served in World War II until the fall (1940) of France, when he returned to teaching.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou
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 Centre Georges Pompidou Details, Meaning Centre Georges Pompidou Article and Explanation Guide
Even the steel beamss that make up the Pompidou Centre's framework are on the outside.
Photographs of the Centre Pompidou : " class="external">http://www.insecula.com/musee/M0128.html
This is an Article on Centre Georges Pompidou.
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 Georges Pompidou and supranationality
From the 1970s on, the idea of harmonising national policies started to be raised, before the economic crisis put a brake on things.
Having been elected President, Georges Pompidou clearly put Europe into the perspective of supranationality, even putting forward the idea of a European "government".
[ At a press conference held at the Elysée, Georges Pompidou argues in favour of a supranational Europe (1971) - 1'15" ]
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 Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou
Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition)
Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond (1911-1974) (The Hutchinson Encyclopedia)
A second chance for Jean Cocteau The Pompidou re-examines the media idol of avant-garde (International Herald Tribune)
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 Structurae [en]: Georges Pompidou Center (1977)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Centre Georges Pompidou, Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou
Wiedereröffnung des Centre Pompidou, in "Detail - Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail", 2000, n.
Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2-85850-911-5, 1997; pp.
en.structurae.de /structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0000148   (196 words)

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