Centquatre Paris is an incredible space for art residencies, production and exhibitions for the public and artists from all over the world. Paris Design Agenda presents you the concept behind Centquatre Paris, the exhibitions you can enjoy at the moment, and its solitary installations that are a magnificent work of art.
Centquatre Paris is an absolute oasis for art, culture and innovation, and it’s an worldwide phenomenon when it comes to discuss about the art industry. With the location on the 19th Arrondissement, this is a famous place for its residencies and many more for all artists. This concept was brought by José Manuel Gonçalves, the director, where he invested in a collaborative artistic platform.
Centquatre Paris also promotes free artistic practice, and it provides the space for start-ups to work on their innovative projects, that revolve around the art world. Until the end of March 2019, you’ll get to enjoy a program that contains a handful of events including dance, photography and theatre.
Besides all the temporary exhibitions and art events that are available at Centquatre Paris, there are also solitary installations, throughout the year, that are an absolute jaw-dropping masterpiece, which deserves your time and attention. By the artist, Michelangelo Pistoletto, it’s exposed The Labyrinth installation, which is associated to the Arte Povera movement, and it’s created with cardboard of different lengths, and gives you the sense of movement.
This is the artwork from Tadashi Kawamata, called Exchange Library, that is a personification of a mobile library, that is a social and interactive experience. At Centquatre Paris, the public can consult the books that are available in this library, and exchange others with the rest of the attendees.
Open Wall is a combination of luminous neon signs, that are written ins different languages, throughout the installation. A creation by Pascale Marthine Tayou, this artwork has the purpose to call the public to enter in Centquatre Paris, and observe all its magnificent that exists in the art world.