louis vuitton: a passion for creation louis vuitton: a passion for creation
may 20, 2009

louis vuitton: a passion for creation

fashion brand louis vuitton has teamed up with artist richard prince to wrap the hong kong museum of art for a special exhibition. ‘louis vuitton: a passion for creation’ is a new show held at the hong kong museum of art in association with the consulate general of france. the special façade is based on prince’s ‘after dark’ series and features enlarged covers from pulp-fiction novels printed on fabric. inside the exhibition covers a wide range of mediums from paintings, photographs and video installations on show until august 9th. the show includes works by frank gehry jean-michel basquiat, gilbert & george, jeff koons and many of louis vuitton’s collaborations with artists such as takashi murakami, stephen sprouse and richard prince. the façade is made especially significant since it is one of the first public art installations in hong kong. http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/ce/Museum/Arts

images via WWD

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    art news