Lil Buck at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October 2016

lil-buck-at-fondation header
Lil Buck at Fondation Louis Vuitton
Performance

In this film, Lil Buck – the Memphis’ jookin star, also famous for his forays into ballet – takes us on a tiptoed visit of the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection”, his first improv dance in a museum.

 

Directed by British filmmaker Andrew Margetson, Buck reacts to the Fondation’s architecture with his signature moves. Dancing to a music score by Euvgeni and Sasha Galperine, he makes his sneakers squeak on the concrete floor, floats on the escalators and finally takes wing in the Matisse’s and Picasso’s rooms.

 

As performance artists and dancers we see everything as art – Lil Buck

 

What I love about this project is that it gives us a new way of seeing Buck. Rather than being outsiders looking in, we’re now positioned alongside him, going on a journey into the heart of the iconic building with him – Andrew Margetson 

 

Find the full dance program conceived around the exhibition “Icons of Modern Art” here.

The essential

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October 2016

Share

Become member

Make the Fondation one of your favorite places!
Skip-the-line pass, exhibition previews, invitations, dedicated phone line…
Discover our Y-pass, Family-Pass, and Collector membership programmes.

See more

Abroad
Alberto Giacometti Espace Louis Vuitton Séoul

For the opening of the new Espace Louis Vuitton Seoul, the Fondation's "Hors les murs" programme hosts an exhbition entirely dedicated to major artist Alberto Giacometti.  

From 31 October to 19 January 2020



Tour
Thématique
Ways of living: design and modernity

Friday at 7 p.m. ;
​​​Free with your ticket, no reservations required


Exhibition
related event image
Open Space #6 Meriem Bennani

Open Space is a programme dedicated to the most contemporary artistic expressions. National and international artists are invited to create a specific project for the Fondation. Open Space takes place regularly in different settings around Frank Gehry’s building.

From 5 October to 27 January 2020