• “ABOUT TIME” EXHIBITION AT THE COSTUME INSTITUTE

    About Time Exhibition at the Costume Institute - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    Announcing the upcoming Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition “About Time: Fashion and Duration,” made possible by Louis Vuitton.

    The exhibit will trace more than a century and a half of fashion, from 1870 to the present, along a disruptive timeline, as part of the Museum’s 150th-anniversary celebration. Employing philosopher Henri Bergson’s concept of la durée—time that flows, accumulates, and is indivisible—the exhibition will explore how clothes generate temporal associations that conflate the past, present, and future. The exhibition is made possible by Louis Vuitton, with additional support provided by Condé Nast.

    In celebration of the opening, The Costume Institute Benefit, also known as The Met Gala, will take place on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière will co-chair the event along with Emma Stone, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, and Anna Wintour.

    Met Event Sponsor Nicolas Ghesquière
  • PARIS PHOTO X LOUIS VUITTON PUBLISHING

    Paris Photo x Louis Vuitton Publishing - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    On the occasion of Paris Photo, Louis Vuitton invites you to discover its publications and pop-up bookstore from november 7 to 10, 2019.

    With its City Guide and Fashion Eye series, Louis Vuitton explores photographic creation while celebrating the art of travel. Both mirroring trends and setting the standard, with great attention to cosmopolitan transformation, the Louis Vuitton City Guide has explored the most magnetic metropoles for nearly twenty years. Today thirty cities have been revealed through unexpected perspectives on fashion, design, well‑being, contemporary art, gastronomy and culture. Original photographs illustrate the Louis Vuitton City Guide, a vision entrusted to the photography collective Tendance Floue, who reinforce the singular point of view represented in these tomes.

    During Paris Photo, the digital version of the Paris City Guide is available for free on the App Store. With Fashion Eye, its series of photography books, Louis Vuitton evokes a city, a region or a country, seen through the eyes of a fashion photographer.

    Fashion Eye creates an unprecedented dialogue between emerging talents, seasoned photographers and fashion photography legends.

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    Fashion Eye City Guide Books Paris Photo
  • NEW FASHION EYE RELEASES: JAPAN AND ORIENT EXPRESS

    NEW FASHION EYE RELEASES: JAPAN AND ORIENT EXPRESS - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    Louis Vuitton releases two new editions to the growing Fashion Eye book series: Japan by Adolphe de Meyer and Orient Express by Sarah Moon.

    Now totaling nineteen volumes, each album in the series reveals a country, a region, a city, or a destination through the gaze of a fashion photographer. 

    In a selection of images from the early 1900s, Baron Adolphe de Meyer, the first great fashion photographer, born in Paris and truly ahead of his time, illuminates the spirit of a Japan opening to the West, thus offering a rare glimpse into its culture and society during this period. French artist Sarah Moon, acclaimed for her style and creativity, returns aboard the fabled Orient Express. With a knowing nod to the passage of time, she reinvents the beauty of a train that captures many of our imaginations, without ever neglecting the full breadth of its story.

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    Books Travel Photography
  • NEW EDITIONS OF LOUIS VUITTON CITY GUIDES

    New Editions of Louis Vuitton City Guides - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    Louis Vuitton has updated ten editions of its City Guides: Paris, London, New-York, Beijing, Lisbon, Moscow, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.

    Since 1998, Louis Vuitton has instilled its nomadic nature into its collection of City Guides by proposing a selection that is as specialized as it is individual.  With a growing catalog of 30 cities in print and digital formats, the collection has establish itself as indispensable companions for the discerning traveler. Each guide speaks as readily to flâneurs as to business travelers, or even local residents: there are both palaces and charming boutique hotels, gourmet restaurants and neighborhood bistros, street markets and upscale food shops, antique shops and designer hubs, museums and boutiques, unmissable monuments and secret spots…

    This year, the Paris edition has been enriched with new addresses, following the updates of the Beijing, Lisbon, London, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo guides. Architect and interior decorator François-Joseph Graf invites us to rediscover Paris, actress and singer Sophie Auster accompanies us throughout New York, and architects Alexei Ginzburg and Kengo Kuma share their visions of Moscow and Tokyo, respectively.

    The Louis Vuitton City Guide mobile application, available on iPhone or iPad, offers the entire catalog of cities and covers thousands of regularly-updated addresses. Additional content can also be found on Apple TV, which proposes an ensemble of subsidiary video programming, and Louis Vuitton's connected Tambour Horizon watch, offering the “Around Me” and “24 Hours” features.

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    City Guide Application Books Travel
  • CHARLOTTE PERRIAND: INVENTING A NEW WORLD

    CHARLOTTE PERRIAND INVENTING A NEW WORLD - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    Upcoming exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton - From October 2nd, 2019 to February 24th, 2020

    On October 2nd, 2019 the Fondation Louis Vuitton 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

    To mark the twentieth anniversary of the passing of Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999), the Fondation pays tribute to her as an architect and visionary creator through an exhibition of her work exploring the links between art, architecture and design. 

    The exhibition retraces the architectural work of Charlotte Perriand, whose creations presage current conversations about the roles of women and nature in our society. Visitors will have a unique opportunity to engage directly with a world of modernity thanks to meticulously researched, faithful reconstitutions that include works of art chosen by Charlotte Perriand, thus embodying her vision of a “synthesis of the arts”. Through this exhibition, the work of Charlotte Perriand invites us to rethink the role of art in our society. More than simply an object of pleasure, art is the spearhead of profound transformations in the society of tomorrow.

    Charlotte Perriand sur la « Chaise longue basculante, B306 » (1928-1929) – Le Corbusier, P. Jeanneret, C. Perriand, vers 1928 © F.L.C. / ADAGP, Paris 2019 © AChP

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    Fondation Louis Vuitton Exhibition Charlotte Perriand