Image: detail of a painting by Egon Schiele “self Portrait with peacock waistcoat”
In Paris the exhibition space of the Fondation Louis Vuitton on October 3, 2018 to January 14, 2019 will be exposition of Egon Schiele and Jean-Michel Basquiat. About it “lente.ru” has informed the representative a press-services of the company Louis Vuitton on Friday, August 3.
The Austrian Schiele and American Basquiat is one of the most provocative artists of the last century. They are separated by about fifty years, but much in common: both of them denied academism in art, and died young, only 28 years old. During the life of their work was not popular, but soon after his death they became popular, exhibited in major museums and extremely expensive sold at auction. “I will reach such heights that you will disturb the greatness each of my “live” work,” wrote Schiele in a letter to a friend. Austrian painter claimed that “no contemporary art, only art is eternal”.
Fondation Louis Vuitton was founded in 2006 as the head of LVMH Bernard Arnault to support cultural initiatives of the fashion house Louis Vuitton. In the Foundation’s collection — works of artists of XX-XXI century from different countries of the world. The building Foundation is erected under the project of Frank Gehry in the garden Acclimatation in the Bois de Boulogne and open to the public in the fall of 2014.
In the fall of 2017, the building Fund was opened an exhibition of works from the new York Museum of modern art MoMA Etre moderne: le MoMA à Paris. The audience saw the work of Paul cézanne, Gustav Klimt, Paul Signac, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Giorgio de Chirico, Edward hopper, max Beckmann, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, rené Magritte, Yayoi Kusama, Yvonne Rainer and other artists of the XX-XXI century.
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