Thursday, May 21, 2009

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation

Opening tomorrow, May 22,2009 at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, this jointly presented exhibit (Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Louis Vuitton and the Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Création) comprises of a selection of works from European, American and Chinese artists. "These reflect an energetic urban culture, leading to fictional landscapes located somewhere between dreams and adventure." Artists include: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul Chan, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Gilbert and George, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Andreas Gursky, Pierre Huyghe, Jeff Koons, Bertrand Lavier, Christian Marclay and Richard Prince. Visit the museum's website for more info. Takashi Murakami Panda 2003 Fiberglass with antique Louis Vuitton trunk Collection Louis Vuitton pour la Création Jeff Koons Monkey trains (birds) 2007 Oil on canvas Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Henry Tang and Chairman and CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault at the opening of the exhibit

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