Hotels-Paris.co.uk - Let Your Imagination Run Wild At Murakami Versailles In Paris
Released on: October 26, 2010, 5:53 am
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Artist Takashi Murakami is inviting Paris hotel guests to enjoy
what he has created in an exhibition entitled Murakami Versailles.
He is widely known around the world for his colourful and intriguing artwork, but
here the canvas he had to work with was Chateau de Versailles in Paris.
Commenting on the display, which is available to view until December 12th 2010,
Murakami described himself as being like the Cheshire Cat, with the castle
He said: "For a Japanese like me, the Chateau de Versailles is one of the greatest
symbols of Western history. It is the emblem of an ambition for elegance,
sophistication and art that most of us can only dream of."
In his opinion, this makes the building seem like it is part of a tale about a far
No doubt many art enthusiasts staying in accommodation such as Hotel Des Arts Paris will have had their interest piqued by this fascinating creator, who is
well known for mixing high art with more low-brow, commercially-successful concepts.
Tickets to enter the palace at Chateau de Versailles and view the exhibition cost€15 (£13.30) each, but there are various other combination passes that will allow
people to view other parts of the estate or related landmarks.
Opening hours are from 09:00 to 18:30 local time every day except Monday, when the
building is closed.
For more information on this event visit the Chateau de Versailles website or
contact the venue on +33 01 30 83 78 00.
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