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1494 - was born the Italian mannerist painter Jacopo da Pontormo
1897- Dies the cuban writer José Martí.
1930 Director Claude Chabrol was born in Paris France
1974 - Dies the american musician Duke Ellington
Mudam is the abbreviation for MUsée D’Art Moderne (Museum of Modern Art). The museum was inaugurated on 1 July 2006 by Grand Duke Jean, to whom the building is dedicated. The building was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect I. M. Pei. The Museum’s collections are set out on three floors and include works by many artists and designers such as Alvar Aalto, Marina Abramovic, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Pierre Bismuth, Sophie Calle, Hussein Chalayan, Tony Cragg, Richard Deacon, Mark Dean, Jan Fabre, Ian Hamilton Finlay, , Andreas Gursky, Thomas Hirschhorn, William Kentridge, Bruce Nauman, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Cy Twombly and Kara Walker among many others.
Situated on the Rue du Saint-Esprit, right in the heart of the old part of the city, the Luxembourg City History Museum opened its doors in 1996. It displays permanent collections as well as temporary exhibitions that in a very innovative way illustrate the history, spanning more than a thousand years, of the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.The museum consists of two parts: the floors below the entrance level (Rue du Saint-Esprit) illustrate the city’s evolution from an economic, social, political, architectural and town planning point of view, whereas the upper levels are reserved for temporary exhibitions.