Painting by Pierre Patel The facade of the palace facing the garden in The terrace was replaced by the Hall of Mirrors The site of the Palace was first occupied by a small village and church, surrounded by forests filled with abundant game. It was owned by the Gondi family and the priory of Saint Julian. King Henry IV went hunting there inand returned in andstaying in the village inn.
This Japanese artist specialized in black and white pictures and author of architectural structures will take over the Trianon gardens from October 16, to January 20, This year, the contemporary art doesn't take place in the gardens of the Palace of VErsailles but in the Trianon Estate, a more intimate place perfect for the dialog between the artist's and Versailles' works.
It's the first time a photographer settles in Versailes. It was indubitable that a photographer could embody the modernity, the year when the giant exhibition, Louis-Philippeis displayed and that should transform the kings' palace into a musuem showing the world the twists of the history of France.
Did you know that Louis-Philippe wanted to recreate Versailles in a picture book at the same time as the birth of the photography and a new history telling.
I'm sure you know that marks the th anniversary of the diplomatic relationships between France and Japan. This exhibition is an original mariage of the two cultures like this tea house and these hidden fabrications echoing the place where Marie-Antoinette used to find shelter from the Court hustle and bustle.
This exhibition takes over several spaces within the Trianon Estate.
Through his exhibition, Hiroshi Sugimoto brings back to life the shadows of the characters who haunted these places. To do so, he uses photographs of wax figures.
After a revealing visit to the Tussaud Museum, London inthe artist takes pictures of tyrans, sovereigns, powerful people and artists of this world in an immortalized version.
But the artist doesn't stop to photography, he keeps things interesting by approaching architecture. Modernism and tradition make this work.
In other words, an exhibition you want to discover.
Last updated on 21 October Practical information.The Palace of Versailles, the seat of French royalty, is about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Paris. Credit: Worakit Sirijinda | Shutterstock The Palace of Versailles is an opulent complex and former royal residence outside of Paris.
For its new contemporary exhibition, the Palace of Versailles welcomes Hiroshi Sugimoto. This Japanese artist specialized in black and white pictures and author of architectural structures will.
This fall, timed to the end of the FIAC annual contemporary art fair, Chateau de Versailles will have a show featuring work by 10 artists (names have not yet been revealed and selections are.
Contemporary Art Exhibition in The Palace of Versailles, Xavier Veilhan Images credit: Chateauversailles I was so impressed the first visited Le Chateau de Versailles, years ago with my parents and my two sisters,that, I had to share this amazing contemporary art exhibition inside the Palace.
Today, as in the time of Louis XIV, Versailles is a place of contemporary creation.
Every year, an internationally renowned artist is invited to produce works that are displayed for a . Palace of Versailles tickets and tours The Hall of Mirrors is the largest and perhaps the most famous of Versailles’s rooms. It looks .