Minimalism, conceptualism and land art
The Collection Lambert opened its doors in 2000, as part of the .Avignon, European Capital of Culture. programme. Yvon Lambert, a gallery owner and art collector, decided to store his personal collection in the H.tel de Caumont, an old town house dating from the 18th century.
Begun in the 1960s, the Collection Lambert represents the tastes, desires and passions of its unique collector: an art dealer since this period, Yvon Lambert battled the academicisms of the French fine arts world that refused since the end of the war to recognize that the centre of artistic creation was no longer the Paris of its glory years, but rather triumphant America. Minimalism, conceptualism and land art represent the pillars of our collection. … read more here
Collection Lambert en Avignon
5 rue Violette
84 000 Avignon
Open every day
Except Monday from 11am to 6pm.
July-August, open every day
From 11am to 7pm.