The Fondation Louis Vuitton is devoting not one but two exhibitions to the great American abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925-92). One is a retrospective of her work, and the other, “Monet-Mitchell,” compares some of her paintings with those of the … Read More
Painting takes flight from the traditional flat canvas on a stretcher in the two current exhibitions at Fondation Louis Vuitton. Upstairs, the works of the five artists featured in “Fugues in Color“ interact with the high-ceilinged, light-filled, oddly shaped galleries, … Read More
The Fondation Louis Vuitton is presenting another blockbuster exhibition of a major Russian art collection, “The Morozov Collection: Icons of Modern Art,” following up on 2016-17’s showing of the amazing Shchukin Collection. The Morozov Collection, full of masterpieces by great … Read More
“Charlotte Perriand: Inventing a New World” is one of the most spectacular and ambitious exhibitions held to date at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. It is also the first to make such full use of the various spaces – ranging in … Read More
With The Courtauld Gallery in London closed for renovation, some of its treasures have been shipped back to where they came from: France, where they are being shown at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in the exhibition “The Courtauld Collection: A Vision … Read More
The Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris is simultaneously holding two blockbuster exhibitions, one on Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) and the other on Egon Schiele (1890-1918). The show on Basquiat, a young painter who went from being an iconoclast to an art-market … Read More
With its wealth of paintings by Cézanne, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse, Derain, Rousseau, Picasso, etc. – many of them stellar examples of the particular artist’s work – “Icons of Modern Art: The Shchukin Collection” at the Fondation Louis Vuitton is the blockbuster exhibition of the season.
Magic Made of Light and Mirrors Olafur Eliasson’s “Map for Unthought Thoughts” (2014), Photo: Iwan Baan The artist Olafur Eliasson is something of a genius at creating spectacular effects and fabulous illusions using the simplest of means, a talent … Read More