The Fondation Pinault
Exclusive opening preview with Isabelle Cocatrix
Located in the historical “Bourse de Commerce” in the very heart of Paris, the Fondation Pinault will be opening next month. This new contemporary art venue is a great cultural event for the French capital and we want to be the first to share that preview with you!
François Pinault, famous French businessman has a great passion for contemporary art and owned one of the most important collections in the world today: it now includes more than 10 000 works from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries!
Throughout this lecture, you will learn about the founder, the amazing circular building, first built in the 16th century as “la Halle au blé” for the wheat trade and turned into the Bourse de Commerce in the 19th century. You will see how the famous architect Tadao Ando turned the monument into an unexpected and surprising museum of contemporary art. You will also have an overview of the Pinault Collection and its favorite artists. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover this new Parisian cultural place!