Daniel Buren, a French conceptual artist, embossed the 3,600 pieces of glass of Fondation Louis Vuitton with a multicolored filters. The colors of The Observatory of Light, name of the installation, change depending on the position of the sun and transforming the the museum into a giant-sized kaleidoscope, making each moment a unique experience.
According to Bernard Arnault, president of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, “Daniel Buren has designed a grandiose project, pertinent and enchanting, the result of real dialogue with Frank Gehry and his building. His work responds magnificently to the architecture, in line with his approach, going back to the 1970s, that sees a coming together of colors, transparency and light.”
Observatory of Light will begin on 11th MayFondation Louis Vuitton 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi