The futuristic Fondation Louis Vuitton, commissioned by Bernard Arnault and designed by Frank Gehry, located in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, in now opened.
The futuristic Fondation Louis Vuitton, commissioned by Bernard Arnault and designed by Frank Gehry, located in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, is now opened. Francois Hollande, President of France and Bernard Arnault, President of LVMH/Moet Henessy unveiled the inaugural plaque on Monday 20, 2014. This weekend the Foundation is opened only by invitations and starting from October 27 anyone can buy a ticket to enjoy the exhibitions inside the venue.
Have a look at the highlights of Fondation Louis Vuitton discovered by Artdependence Magazine this weekend.
Absolutely fantastic exhibition devoted to the work of the Fondation's architect - Frank Gehry and showing all the models produced over the course of the project, could be found on the first floor of the venue. It is a unique installation by itself with illuminated models floating in the dark. As Frank Gehry describes himself his creation - "It is a very unusual building. I have never designed anything exactly like it".
A limited selection of works is presented in numerous halls of the venue. One of the exhibitions is featuring Gerhard Richter's work - Hirsch, 1963 (Deer).
And pure abstract paintings in Ellsworth Kelly's hall or "gallery" as called in the Fondation.
Ecowork of Adrian Villar Rojas is a monumental sculpture, Where Slaves Live, which looks like a water tank and is composed of different layers of organic and inorganic material from around the world: soil, plants, shells, vegetables, clothing, shoes etc.
"Architectural Adventure" is how Fondation Louis Vuitton is also called, invites the visitor on a walk through boundaries between inside and outside spaces and is definately worth a visit.
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