With its textured finish and eye-catching lines, it is the nearly 100-year-old classic signature of the Maison Louis Vuitton.
Fondation Louis Vuitton presents Art/Africa, le nouvel atelier, until September 4th, 2017.
Art/Africa, le nouvel atelier includes two exhibitions, along with a selection of works from the permanent collection.
I. The Insiders, a selection of works (1989 to 2009) from the Jean Pigozzi collection of African art, displayed for the first time in Paris.
II. Being There, South Africa, a contemporary scene.
III. Africa in the collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Artists featured in the exhibition:
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Seni Awa Camara, Calixte Dakpogan, John Goba, Romuald Hazoumé, Seydou Keïta, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Abu Bakarr Mansaray, Moké, Rigobert Nimi, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Chéri Samba, Malick Sidibé, Pascale Marthine Tayou et Barthélémy Toguo, David Goldblatt, William Kentridge, Jane Alexander, David Koloane, Sue Williamson, Zanele Muholi, Moshekwa Langa, Jody Brand, Kudzanai Chiurai, Lawrence Lemaoana, Nicholas Hlobo, Athi-Patra Ruga, Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Buhlebezwe Siwani et Kemang Wa Lehulere.
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier
8, avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Paris XVI
From April 26th, 2017 to September 4th, 2017
Creativity, extraordinary stones and craftsmanship.
Louis Vuitton’s new High Jewelry collection pays homage to a conquering, self-assured, seductive woman. Her conquests come to life in the Maison’s two emblematic signature motifs, the Monogram flower and the V, brought together for the first time in one collection. The two symbols fuse to create brand new designs, with exceptional gemstones at the heart, pulsing with graphic resonances and a rhythmic beat.
Conquêtes is a collection boasting three dazzling necklaces and some sixty pieces of jewelry. Like weapons of seduction, every piece in the Conquêtes collection celebrates the Louis Vuitton woman, her allure and charisma.
More than ever before, this collection showcases the breadth of expertise exhibited in Louis Vuitton’s workshops.
The eBoy collective, pioneer of pixel art, walks around Tokyo for a new title in the Louis Vuitton Travel Book collection with a pleasing freshness.
The eBoy creations “drawings” doesn’t seem to be quite the right word, sounds somehow familiar. No doubt, because of the drawings incorporate influences from advertising, arcade games, supermarket shelves, Lego, magazine designs, etc...
These pixelated works are simple yet complex. Inevitably abstract and yet so close to reality that we are sometimes amazed to recognize the faces of those who populate them, as in this Travel Book devoted to Tokyo. Their playful universe is nonetheless demanding. Impressionistic and pointillistic, it is also systematic, almost mathematical. In short, it’s unique.
Each Travel Book title contains the artist's biography, travelogue, blurbs and captions. In its pages, the illustrations of renowned artists and promising young talents tell the stories of the cities and countries they have visited. Each depicting the place’s varied architecture, special light, and recording the passing days and the lives of its people.
For each new title, a numbered and signed limited edition is available in select Louis Vuitton stores.
Discover the video from the Louis Vuitton Series 7, Fall-Winter 2017 collection advertising campaign.
The visual narrative takes you behind the scenes of the Series 7 advertising campaign. Composed like an “urban saga”, inspired by photographer Bruce Weber, the shoot for this campaign took place in a U.S. car garage. From this timeless atmosphere emanates a graphic purity, a sort of tension that acts as a counterpart to the models’ elegance.
Among the protagonists are Riley Keough, Sophie Turner and Jaden Smith, as part of this new generation inspired by the collection.
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