Description The Pont Neuf (French for 'New Bridge') is the oldes standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France. Its name, which was given to distinguish it from older bridges that were lined on both sides with houses, has remained.Standing by the western point of the le de la Cit, the island in the middle of the river that was the heart of medieval Paris, it connects the Rive Gauche of Paris with the Rive Droite.The bridge is composed of two separate spans, one of five arches joining the left bank to the le de la Cit, another of seven joining the island to the right bank. Old engraved maps of Paris show how, when the bridge was built, it just grazed the downstream tip of the le de la Cit; since then, the natural sandbar building of a mid-river island, aided by stone-faced embankments called quais, has extended the island. Today the island is the Square du Vert-Galant, a park named in honour of Henry IV, nicknamed the 'Green Gallant.'
Asbjorn Lonvig, Hedensted, Denmark Member Since August 2006 Artist Statement The ultimate museum MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Other museums The Chicago Athenaeum, International Museum of Architecture and Design. Musée Fournaise, Paris - known for Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet. Museo Centrale del Risorgimento, Rome.
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