We know that you can no longer wait for Paris Design Week. The anticipation of the most fun Parisian week is real and I Lobo You has all the information you are seeking for. Are you an art lover? We have planned a few lists for you to enjoy during this week that celebrates modern design to the fullest. Bon voyage! We are hoping to leave you eager to visit our Top 5 Art Installations in Paris.
Outdoor art installations make any city more beautiful and more fun, and that feeling of discovering the story behind them is absolutely amazing.
Papillon d’Or is ready for Paris Design Week and is the most recent art installations from this list. The temporary outdoor art installation seeks to instigate childlike excitement, as visitors walk through the landmark courtyard and find themselves face to face with a monumentally-scaled art sculpture.
Chaufferie avec cheminée
“Chaufferie avec cheminée” by Jean Dubuffet, a monumental sculpture erected in 1996. The “boiler room with a fireplace” was originally intended to house the heating system of Villa Falbala. Project abandoned by Dubuffet when the decision was made to equip the Villa with electric heating.
A Technicolor Basketball Court
In a unique collaboration between French fashion brand Pigalle and design agency Ill-Studio, the Paris Duperré basketball court was recently redesigned and repainted with a vibrant new color scheme. In case you are wondering about what to do in Paris, and looking for the most colorful art installations, this is it.
“Deux Plateaux” by Daniel Buren, popularly known as “Buren’s columns”, installed in 1986 in the main courtyard of the Palais-Royal. People love to step on the columns and to take pictures on one of the most interactive art installations in Paris.
La Défense Art Collection
In west Paris, La Défense Contemporary Art Collection includes sixty-nine monumental pieces visible from the Esplanade. An open-air museum, it is open 24/7 and completely free of charge! Some of the iconic art installations not to be missed include Calder’s Red Spider, Miró’s Fantastic Characters and César’s Thumb.
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