Exhibitions

Visiteurs de l'exposition Jean-Michel Basquiat à la Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris. Crédit artisite : © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat Licensed by Artestar, New York ; Crédit photo : © Fondation Louis Vuitton / Jules Hidrot


Egon Schiele. Autoportrait au gilet, debout, 1911. Photo : Courtesy of Ernst Ploil, Vienne


Jean-Marie Appriou, Lips and ears, 2018. © Jean-Marie Appriou © Stefan Altenburger Photography, Zurich Courtesy Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York


Parcours architectural : Frank Gehry, La Fondation Louis Vuitton © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O. Gehry - Photo : Fondation Louis Vuitton / Gaël Cornier


François Morellet, L’Avalanche, 2006. © Adagp, Paris, 2018. Crédit photo : Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage


Through its exhibitions, the Fondation is committed to promoting modern and contemporary artistic creation and to helping it reach a growing audience in France and internationally. Driven by its purpose of serving the public, and attentive to the diversity of its visitors since it opened in 2014, the Fondation hosts exhibitions for all types of audience.

Every year, the Fondation organises two temporary exhibitions, one of modern art, one of contemporary art. Some have focused on a single figure, such as “Olafur Eliasson: Contact” (2014-2015), “Frank Gehry” (2014-2015), “Jean-Michel Basquiat” (2018-2019) and “Egon Schiele” (2018-2019). Other exhibitions such as “Keys to a passion” (2015) and “Being Modern: MoMA in Paris” (2017-2018) bring together significant works of art, both modern and historical. Some events have examined contemporary scenes elsewhere in the world, for example “Bentu: Chinese artists in a time of turbulence and transformation” and “Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier”. The Fondation also pays homage to famous collectors such as Sergei Shchukin in “Icons of Modern Art, the Shchukin Collection” (2016-2017) and Samuel Courtauld in “The Courtauld Collection: A Vision for Impressionism” (2019).


In 2018, the Fondation has hosted a special programme dedicated to the most contemporary artistic expressions, called Open Space. This has commissioned young artists including Jean-Marie Appriou, Matt Copson, Anna Hulačová and Hoël Duret to create a site-specific piece for Frank Gehry’s building.


The Fondation also organises an international programme of exhibitions in Tokyo, Beijing, München and Venezia, bringing the art works in its collection to an audience outside France.    
 

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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



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Charlotte Perriand: Inventing a New World

The Fondation opens a large-scale exhibition dedicated to Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999), a free woman, pioneer of modernity, a leading figure of the XX century design, who contributed to the definition of a new art de vivre. ​

From 2 October 2019 to 24 February 2020
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THE FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON APP

The "Fondation Louis Vuitton" app enables you to access services and information in real time, to guide and enhance your visit as you explore.

It contains a calendar and detailed listings featuring current exhibitions and art events, along with an architectural tour and exclusive content on works of art: artists' commentaries, making-of montages, etc.

 

Free Smartphone app available in English and French at the AppStore and Google Play.

 

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Micro-visites de la Fondation (c) Fondation Louis Vuitton (c) Martin Argyroglo
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SHORT TOURS

Designed to be enjoyed either alone or in a small group, these tours are the perfect introduction to the building, the commissions, the exhibitions… providing a satisfying overview.

Free with your ticket, no reservations required.

 

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Abroad

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Christian Boltanski - Animitas II Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo

As part of the "Hors-les-murs" programme, the Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo opens a new exhibition dedicated to a leading figure in contemporaty art, French artist Christian Boltanski. 

From 13 June to 17 November 2019
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Philippe Parreno - Elsewhen Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia

As part of the Collateral Events of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the Fondation is hosting a new exhibition "Hors-les-murs", Elsewhen, displaying a whole new installation by French artist Philippe Parreno at the Espace Louis Vuitton Venezia. 

From 11 May to 24 November 2019
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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