Since its inception, the Setouchi Triennale has garnered international attention for its blue chip art, displayed in a surreally beautiful and utterly remote setting.
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has taken over Versailles.
The selected works, on loan from two private collections, start off with a subtle nod to The Weather Project: the grandiose palace entry hall is awash in orange light. Illuminated, the visitor becomes part of the art, moving through spaces moulded by Eliasson’s manipulations of mirrors and light.
The BMW Art Car idea was born in 1975. Race-car driver Hervé Poulain was interested in establishing a link between the worlds of art and racing, and approached BMW with the idea of working with an artist to alter the appearance of his BMW 480 hp 3.0 CSL.