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Louis Vuitton Foundation, fashion to modern art

Categories : Exhibitions and Museums, published on : 11/9/16

Modern art fans, The Chess Hotel invites you to discover the “Icons of Modern Art” exhibition presented by the Louis Vuitton Foundation at the Hermitage Museum from 22nd October 2016 to 20th February 2017. Created by LVMH, a brand that specialises in fashion and luxury leather goods, this exciting exhibition aims to promote art and culture in order to sustain patronage activities undertaken by the group since 1990. The event is partly a collaboration with the Pushkin Museum, Moscow – a prestigious museum dedicated to European art.

All the greatest masters together

The exhibition pays homage to Sergei Shchukin one of the greatest art patrons of the early 20th century through a collection of masterpieces that belonged to the Russian businessman and visionary art collector. Bringing together the works of famous painters in Paris, the exhibition features a total of 130 masterpieces from the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters. The Shchukin collection includes art works by Cézanne, Monet, Rousseau, Gauguin, Matisse, Derain and Picasso, not forgetting Renoir, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh. It took a decade for Shchukin to acquire exhibit 8 Cézanne - Shrove Tuesday, 16 Gaugin -Tahitian and 13 Monet - the full version of the Luncheon on the Grass. The exhibition also includes some thirty works by the Russian avant-garde including paintings by Malevich, Rodchenko, Tatlin, Larionov, Popova and Rozanova.

A shopping spree in the 9th

The Chess Hotel in the 9th arondissement in the heart of Paris is ideally located for travellers who enjoy art and architecture and those who adore shopping. The area is home to famous names like Hermes, Cartier, Chanel, Burberry and Louis Vuitton. The latter is a luxury brand that is known for its iconic monogrammed luggage and luxury leather goods as well as for fashion collections and chic clothing. Louis Vuitton creates sophisticated outfits for modern women with a Parisian twist - whether you prefer retro style or rock chick glamour.