Daniel Buren – Observatory of Light, work in situ – Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Daniel Buren – Observatory of Light, work in situ – Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

2016

ARTER IS IN CHARGE OF THE PROJET MANAGEMENT OF DANIEL BUREN’S WORK, OBSERVATORY OF LIGHT AT THE FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON.

DEVELOPED IN CLOSE DIALOGUE WITH THE BUILDING BY FRANK GEHRY, OBSERVATORY OF LIGHT HAS BEEN INSTALLED ACROSS THE GLASS ‘SAILS’, THE EMBLEMATIC FEATURE OF THE BUILDING.

THE TWELVE ‘SAILS’, FORMED OF 3,600 PIECES OF GLASS, ARE COVERED BY A STAGGERING ARRAY OF COLOURED FILTERS THAT ARE IN TURN PUNCTUATED, AT EQUAL DISTANCES FROM ONE ANOTHER, BY ALTERNATING WHITE AND BLANK STRIPES PERPENDICULAR TO THE GROUND.

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Fondation Louis Vuitton / Manuel Lagos Cid

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Fondation Louis Vuitton / Manuel Lagos Cid

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016

© DB-ADAGP, Paris 2016 © Gehry Partners, LLP and Frank O.Gehry - Photo Iwan Baan 2016