Fondation Louis Vuitton presents Digital Events
As per the French government’s directive, the Fondation Louis Vuitton is closed, and all its events and activities cancelled until further notice. During these exceptional circumstances the Fondation continues to share content with its public and community allowing them to relive or discover certain exhibitions, concerts, masterclasses and events that it has offered since its 2014 opening.
Each week the Fondation sets 3 digital events:
- Wednesday at 6 p.m. a visit of an exhibition with commentary by the curators
- Friday at 8:30 p.m. a concert held at the Auditorium
- Sunday at 5:30 p.m. a concert by the graduates of the Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle led by Gautier Capuçon
Program #FLVfromhome for the week of March 23:
- Wednesday March 25 – 6 p.m.
"In Tune with the World", exhibition presented from 11 April 2018 to 27 August 2018
(2018, 18 min., French version with English subtitles)
Ever since the first exhibition of emblematic works from its collection, during the 2014 inauguration of the building designed by Frank Gehry, the Fondation Louis Vuitton has regularly exhibited different collection displays. Some followed the four main categories that inform the making of the Collection (Contemplative, Expressionist, Pop, Music & Sound), and others were dedicated to contemporary art from specific regions of the world such as dedicated to China (2016) and Africa (2017).
Throughout the galleries, "In Tune with the World" (11th April - 27th August 2018) unveiled a new selection of artists from the collection, using several different media, bringing together modern and contemporary works.
Head curator: Suzanne Pagé
Curators: Angéline Scherf, Ludovic Delalande and Claire Staebler
The exhibition film "In Tune with the World" is available Wednesday at 6 p.m.:https://youtu.be/x48D3ZVes_0
- Friday March 27 – 8:30 p.m.
Concert by Lang Lang
(recorded on the 28 October 2014, 62 min.)
After starting his career with a dazzling debut in Carnegie Hall in 2001, the prodigy has earned his place among the world's greatest talents, with an aura that now extends far beyond the confines of the classical repertoire. Lang Lang has become the piano phenomenon of the 21st-century. His worldwide concerts have been met with great acclaim, especially his versions of Liszt, who ranks as one of his favourite composers.
Program: Mozart, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaïkovski
The concert by Lang Lang is available Friday at 8:30 p.m.: https://youtu.be/7j36IbYG2NE
- Sunday March 29– 5:30 p.m.
“Violoncelles, vibrez !” - documentary on the Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle
(2014, 54 min., French version)
The documentary looks at the work of Gautier Capuçon with his 6 graduates from the promotion 1 of the Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle. The 6 students of season 1 were selected by audition by Gautier Capuçon who then accompanied them from December 2014 to June 2015. A musical immersion in the heart of Frank Gehry’s building.
The documentary “Violoncelles, vibrez !” is available Sunday at 5:30 p.m.: