The permanent collection is home to a trove of powerful works of art that engage you physically within this massive space in the presence of encompassing works. Work by Louise Bourgeois, Sol Lewitt, Fred Sandback, On Kawara, Robert Smithson, John Chamberlain, Michael Heizer and more.
Daniel Buren ‘s black and white marble columns were installed in the Cours de Palais Royale in 1986. C’est beau. A dominant theme in his works, a dialogue between the art in the museum confines and out, a modernized mirror of the columns and arcades which surround the works. In 1986 when the work was comissioned for the space, as typical French tradition, it created a scandal, modern art’s place within the cours behind the Comedie Francaise. Now, 2008 the […]