The Fondation from your home !
Each week, the Fondation offers you the possibility to watch an exhibition, concert and a masterclass that has been presented in its grounds since its 2014 opening.
The Fondation sets 3 digital events:
A visit of an exhibition with commentary by the curators
A concert held at the Auditorium
A music masterclasse
Gilbert & George, There were two young men, 1971. © Gilbert & George, DR Crédit photo : © Primae / David Bordes
A week an exhibition
The Fondation invites you to focus on Gilbert and George. There Were Two Young Men, an exhibition presented from 3 July to 26 August 2019.
The Fondation presented a complete version of a rare series by Gilbert & George, “There Were Two Young Men” (April 1971), a “Charcoal on Paper sculpture” in six parts belonging to the Fondation’s collection. This work was first shown in 1971 at the Sperone Gallery in Turin. It is part of a series of 13 sculptures, created between 1970 and 1974, and now dispersed throughout the word.
© Fondation Louis Vuitton – 2019, dir. Anaïs Le Guenec
A talk with Gilbert and George
During this informal conversation, Gilbert & George look back on their encounter at the St Martin's School of Art in London, as well as their artistic career. They also present the creative process and history behind the work displayed “There Were Two Young Men” (April 1971).
A week a concert
Nearly 180 events have been organised at the Auditorium of the Fondation. 250 hours of music have been played, here is an opportunity to relive some of these moments.This week, the Fondation invites you to look back on the Recital by Sir András Schiff recorded at on 15 September 2018.
Programme: Schubert, Beethoven...
A week A Classe d'excellence de violoncelle
The Auditorium of the Fondation Louis Vuitton hosted over a special weekend-long residency seven young pianists from the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang created the Lang Lang International Music Foundation to train, inspire and nurture a new generation of musicians and classical music lovers.
Seven pianists aged 12 to 17, specially selected for the residency at Fondation Louis Vuitton, attended masterclasses taught by Lang Lang and his former teacher Gary Graffman as an audience looked on.
SYNESTHESIA – THE CHALLENGE OF THE FONDATION
The Fondation launches #SYNESTHESIA, a digital and sensory challenge centered around the artists of the Collection.
This week the #FLVchallenge is dedicated to artists Gilbert & George. Their work awakens your senses, share what it evokes to you, whether in music, drawing or photography… Allow your sensitivity to take over and share your content by tagging the Fondation (@FondationLV) with the hashtag #FLVChallenge.
Each Saturday a selection of your creations will be published on the Instagram account of the Fondation.