Fondation Louis Vuitton

Fondation Vuitton: Courtauld amassed pieces by Cézanne, Seurat and Manet in seven years. Zoom in on five exceptional artworks.

Edouard Manet Samuel Courtauld Vincent Van Gogh Edouard Manet Georges Seurat Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne Claude Monet Paul Gauguin  The good Impressionnism The word “Impressionism” may be ringing in the ears of the twenty-first-century man like a deterrent. Some people no longer want the endless greenish landscapes of late […]

Basquiat at the Vuitton Foundation (2): When Yusaku Maezawa, the buyer of the $110.5m Basquiat, discusses his collection and his dreams of flying to the moon

Yusaku Maezawa Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat (detail) Jean Michel Basquiat (detail) Jean Michel Basquiat (detail) Jean Michel Basquiat (detail) Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat The Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa (born in 1975), the eighteenth richest man in Japan according to Forbes, founder of Japan’s largest online fashion mall, Zozotown,  […]

Basquiat at the Vuitton Foundation: the ultimate exhibition with his rebus-like paintings explained by the world specialist

Dieter Buchhart Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat The Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris is staging an exhibition dedicated to Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), the hero of contemporary American painting, comprising […]

David Goldblatt: A tribute to the great South African photographer who has just passed away

David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt David Goldblatt The South African photographer David Goldblatt, born in 1930, died on 25 June. I met this exceptional man at his home in Johannesburgh. He was both humble and humanistic, and  had long been involved in the […]

Vuitton Foundation: the new acquisitions unveiled with an exceptional group of works by Giacometti in dialogue with Matisse, Anselmo and Kiki Smith

Alberto Giacometti Takashi Murakami Gerhard Richter Gerhard Richter Sigmar Polke At Fondation Louis Vuitton Matthew Barney Mark Bradford Mark Leckey Adrian Villar Rojas Alberto Giacometti Alberto Giacometti Alberto Giacometti Alberto Giacometti Henri Matisse Kiki Smith Every time a snippet of a notable collection is unveiled it naturally engenders an emphatic flood of reactions in the […]

Yang Fudong: the Chinese masterpiece of the 2000s at Fondation Louis Vuitton

    Once upon a time, a country the size of a continent was slowly throwing off the shackles of authoritarianism. Citizens were beginning to travel abroad, accumulate possessions, launch new enterprises, and come into contact with cultures other than those bright red Communist nations of the little book. As this new China began its […]

“In China, Destruction Is A System” – Chinese Artist Liu Wei

Liu Wei Studio Zhang Huan By Zhang Huan By Zhang Huan Xu Zhen By Madln China is changing at lightning speed, and so are its artists. Communist folklore, gaudy-colored post-Pop artworks and giant portraits of grimacing people are long gone. Today, China’s artists have reached the apex of global relevance, art market practices and new […]

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