Sea of Desire

Fondation Carmignac, Island of Porquerolles, FR

On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 the Fondation Carmignac will open to the public on the island of Porquerolles to welcome visitors with the first exhibition curated by Dieter Buchhart entitled "Sea of Desire".

The collection of 300 works, shared since its creation in the offices of the finance company, celebrates American Pop Art from the 60s to the 80s, with iconic works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and masters of the 20th and 21st centuries as Gerhard Richter, Willem de Kooning, Martial Raysse, Miquel Barceló and Ed Ruscha, and opens up new horizons with the works of Zhang Huan, El Anatsui and emerging artists such as Korakrit Arunanondchai and photography and photojournalism.

Among the works of the permanent collection is the installation "The Impermanent, Shattered Peace Between Future and Past, All Written in the Sky"(2018) by Jacob Hashimoto.

ON VIEW: June 2 - November 4, 2018

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