Informations

Due to the success of the exhibition, we advise you to visit the Fondation in the morning or from 5 p.m.

Gerhard Richter

  • Born in 1932, in Germany
  • Lives and works in Cologne (Germany)

Initially working in the academic tradition taught at Dresden Art Academy (in East Germany at that time), Gerhard Richter took up photography in the early 1960s, continuing on from the "capitalist realism" of his early works, reflecting upon painting and the purpose of art.

In The Collection

Exhibition of the Collection

From 27 October 2014 to 25 October 2014

Inaugural Hang

Curated to complement Frank Gehry’s architecture, the first hang displayed a selection of emblematic works from the four themes of the collection (Contemplative, Pop, Expressionist, Music/Sound) by Christian Boltanski, Pierre Huyghe, Bertrand Lavier, Gerhard Richter and Thomas Schütte. As part of his commission for the auditorium, one room was dedicated to the works of Ellsworth Kelly.

Exhibition of the Collection

From 11 April 2018 to 27 August 2018

In tune with the world

For the sixth selection of the Collection, the exhibition "In Tune with the World" unveils throughout the galleries of the Frank Gehry building a new choice of artists, of several different mediums, bringing together modern and contemporary works, most of which have never before been exhibited in these spaces.

Exhibition of the Collection

From 20 February 2019 to 26 August 2019

A Vision for Painting

The Fondation Louis Vuitton displays a new selection of 70 works from the collection and gathers 23 international artists from the 1960s to the present day around one main theme : painting.