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Art musts of the week: 27 July - 3 August 2014

  • By Alexia Werrie
  • In Art news



What You must know: JR’s installation at Panthéon

JR, the contemporary artist, created the photographic installation “Au Panthéon!”on the occasion of the Pantheon’s historical restoration. The outside but also the inside of the building are covered by 4000 of people’s portraits. A part of these photographies was uploaded on the website and around 2,500 portraits were taken during the itinerancy of JR's photobooth truck in nine monuments. This installation is visible until the 5th of October 2014.

More Information : http://www.au-pantheon.fr/en/



What you must have: Collaboration H&M and Jeff Koons 

 

The Swedish brand H&M has opened a new store in New York. For this occasion, H&M collaborated with the American artist Jeff Koons and launched a limited-edition handbag and made, according to the artist, for mothers, their daugthers, college students and young professionals.“I want my work to be accessible to people,” said Jeff Koons.

Practical Information : http://www.hm.com/us/product/41702



What you must see: Stainless Steel Wire Fairies by Robin Wight

The British sculptor Robin Wight created handmade galvanised and stainless sculptures, the Fairies. The public can currently enjoy seeing about 15 fairies at Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire, UK.

Practical Information : The Trentham Estate, Stone Road Trentham Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 8AX, UK / http://www.trentham.co.uk/

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