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Richard Serra, between heaven and earth
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Richard Serra, between heaven and earth

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In the vast sweltering deserts of Qatar, the now octogenarian American artist has celebrated man’s frailty in the face of nature’s immensity with his monumental steel sculpture East-West/West-East.

Richard Serra, between heaven and earth
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Richard Serra, between heaven and earth

Art In the vast sweltering deserts of Qatar, the now octogenarian American artist has celebrated man’s frailty in the face of nature’s immensity with his monumental steel sculpture East-West/West-East. In the vast sweltering deserts of Qatar, the now octogenarian American artist has celebrated man’s frailty in the face of nature’s immensity with his monumental steel sculpture East-West/West-East.

Has Arca anticipated the music of tomorrow?
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Has Arca anticipated the music of tomorrow?

Music At a time when technical innovations are terrifying the world, Venezuelan producer Arca anticipates the music of tomorrow with “@@@@@”, an infernal and anxious electronic symphony. Lasting 62 minutes, the collaborator of Björk and Kanye West, has reconsidered concrete music as she unveils a project that sounds like a pirate broadcast with a message that is as dense as it is hermetic. At a time when technical innovations are terrifying the world, Venezuelan producer Arca anticipates the music of tomorrow with “@@@@@”, an infernal and anxious electronic symphony. Lasting 62 minutes, the collaborator of Björk and Kanye West, has reconsidered concrete music as she unveils a project that sounds like a pirate broadcast with a message that is as dense as it is hermetic.

Frank Gehry frees forms for Louis Vuitton
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Frank Gehry frees forms for Louis Vuitton

Architecture Now in his tenth decade, Frank Gehry has just completed Louis Vuitton’s new flagship store in Seoul, on the prestigious Cheongdam-dong avenue in the Gangnam neighbourhood. Numéro spoke to the legendary architect about his latest creation – a diaphanous wave of glass floating above a cube of stone – which opens with a display of work by Alberto Giacometti. Now in his tenth decade, Frank Gehry has just completed Louis Vuitton’s new flagship store in Seoul, on the prestigious Cheongdam-dong avenue in the Gangnam neighbourhood. Numéro spoke to the legendary architect about his latest creation – a diaphanous wave of glass floating above a cube of stone – which opens with a display of work by Alberto Giacometti.

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Virgil Abloh is showing a design collection
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Virgil Abloh is showing a design collection

Art For the first time in Paris, the American polymath, currently in charge of Louis Vuitton menswear, is showing an eclectic collection of boundary-breaking design objects. For the first time in Paris, the American polymath, currently in charge of Louis Vuitton menswear, is showing an eclectic collection of boundary-breaking design objects.

Louvre masterpieces highjacked by Daniel Arsham
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Louvre masterpieces highjacked by Daniel Arsham

Art At the Perrotin Gallery, the American artist and social network star is presenting some twenty copies of antique masterpieces recoloured and eroded using a crystallisation technique. A journey through time that challenges the frozen vision of art history, in a similar way to Damien Hirst, Francesco Vezzoli and Ali Cherri.  At the Perrotin Gallery, the American artist and social network star is presenting some twenty copies of antique masterpieces recoloured and eroded using a crystallisation technique. A journey through time that challenges the frozen vision of art history, in a similar way to Damien Hirst, Francesco Vezzoli and Ali Cherri. 

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The contents of Numéro's February 2020 “Freedom” issue

Fashion Discover the contents of Numéro's February 2020 “Freedom” issue with Gisele Bündchen, Lous and the Yakuza, Lean Chihiro, Frank Gehry… Discover the contents of Numéro's February 2020 “Freedom” issue with Gisele Bündchen, Lous and the Yakuza, Lean Chihiro, Frank Gehry…

Interview with Urs Fischer, a subversive and irreverent artist
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Interview with Urs Fischer, a subversive and irreverent artist

Art Despite being a favourite with the collectors, and represented by powerful galleries, Zürich-born Urs Fischer has kept his tatooed rock star look. And while his works go for millions at auction, he remains as subversive and irreverent as ever. Numero art met up with the artist in his Brooklyn studio. Despite being a favourite with the collectors, and represented by powerful galleries, Zürich-born Urs Fischer has kept his tatooed rock star look. And while his works go for millions at auction, he remains as subversive and irreverent as ever. Numero art met up with the artist in his Brooklyn studio.

100,000 works of art freely available online
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100,000 works of art freely available online

Art This Wednesday, 14 Parisian museums announced that it was now possible to freely download more than 100,000 digital reproductions of art works from their collections on the Paris Musées site. This Wednesday, 14 Parisian museums announced that it was now possible to freely download more than 100,000 digital reproductions of art works from their collections on the Paris Musées site.

The day when Sylvie Fleury exhibited shopping bags
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The day when Sylvie Fleury exhibited shopping bags

Art On 17 December 1990, gallerist Jacqueline Rivolta sent out Christmas cards printed with images of the first Shopping Bags that Swiss artist Sylvie Fleury was showing in Rivolta’s Lausanne space. On 17 December 1990, gallerist Jacqueline Rivolta sent out Christmas cards printed with images of the first Shopping Bags that Swiss artist Sylvie Fleury was showing in Rivolta’s Lausanne space.

Revolution at Britain’s biggest art prize
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Revolution at Britain’s biggest art prize

Art With an unexpected twist in the contemporary art world, this year’s Turner Prize - Britain’s most prestigious art prize since its creation 35 years ago - went to all four nominees. An unprecedented decision in response to an explicit request made by the artists themselves. With an unexpected twist in the contemporary art world, this year’s Turner Prize - Britain’s most prestigious art prize since its creation 35 years ago - went to all four nominees. An unprecedented decision in response to an explicit request made by the artists themselves.

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