Fondation Louis Vuitton becomes Temporary Art Piece


Fondation Louis Vuitton, the Frank Gehry-designed building is about to get a major pop of  temporary colors.  From May 11 French conceptual artist Daniel Buren will cover the building in a cascade of colorful filters as part of an installation named “L’Observatoire de la lumière” or “Observatory of Light.”

Fondation Louis Vuitton  LVMH  was built in 2006 and serves as an art museum and cultural center in Paris. The building’s design features twelve “sails” formed of 3,600 pieces of glass. Buren’s installation will play with the sails’ reflections, transparencies, and contrasts with thirteen select colors across the building.

LVMH is always a must see in Paris, with this temporary art take-over it is the first thing you want to see when in Paris.


Images via Notey