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Herny Matisee Park, Lille, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
Another nice green area is represented by the Herny Matisee Park, close to EuraLille. Henry Matisse was a grat French painter, one of the first initiators of Modern Art. Henry Matisse inherits some of the impressionism and neoimpressionism currents, being one of the most talented painters in the 20th century.

 
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The new basilica was built in 19th century and Lille became the main industrial capital. The area of the surface of Lille has tripled and the population of 120,000 doubled. During 1950’s the textile industry falls off and it caused great economic troubles in the city that led to the creation of the tertiary sectors like, insurance, school, banking and administrations. [...]
 
 
 

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