From 2017, the forests of the scaffolding covered dome of the Bourse de Commerce. The massive project involves continuous in its last phase. By the spring of 2020, the Pinault Collection is expected to open its doors to the public. Located between the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou, the future cultural paris wants to impose itself as a necessary step. New episode in the duel with his rival Bernard Arnault and his Fondation Louis Vuitton ? “Not the least of the world. These two places are intended to be complementary,” responds the person concerned in an interview given to Obs .
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in an article In the New York Times , Jean-Jacques Aillagon, cultural advisor to François Pinault and former minister of Culture displays the ambitions of the site: the stock Exchange Trade will be the framework of ten exhibitions per year, bringing together works from the collection of billionaire art lover (nearly 5000 works) and loans to other institutions and collections. The end of 2020, the future museum of contemporary art and the Pompidou Centre are joining forces around a common exposure to an artist that François Pinault is careful not to reveal the name. Only clue: it is a man.
7700 square meters of exhibition
To rehabilitate the huge dome, the billionaire breton and a great collector, has invested nearly 120 million euros in this former all administrative. After the development of the Palazzo Grassi and the Tip of the Customs, François Pinault has renewed its confidence with the japanese architect Tadao Ando. In an exhibition space of 7700 m2, surmounted by 1400 m2 of frescoes restored, the huge cylinder of concrete will host the works of Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, Cy Twombly, or Philippe Parreno. Delivery Date of the construction: the end of 2019.