Enriching our heritage

Enriching our heritage. As an organization with a heritage that never ceases to develop, LVMH contributes to the enrichment of major national museum collections, while encouraging contemporary creation in painting, architecture, and performance arts.

Grand Palais, Paris

Support for "Force de l’Art" triennial exhibition of French contemporary art (2006 and 2009)
Support for installations by Anselm Kiefer in 2007, Richard Serra in 2008, Christian Boltanski in 2010, Anish Kapoor in 2011 and Daniel Buren in 2012 in the nave of the Grand Palais as part of the "Monumenta" series
Grand Palais website

Château de Versailles

Funding of acquisition of Marie Antoinette’s desk by Riesener
Château de Versailles website

Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, Paris

Support for inaugural exhibition "Portzamparc" (2007) and for the "Claude Parent" retrospective (2010)
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine website

Palazzo Farnese and Villa Medicis, Rome

Support for "Luce di Petra" installations

Centre Pompidou and Place de la Concorde

Tribute to Yves Klein: performances of Monotone-Silence Symphony and illumination of the Obelisk at the Place de la Concorde in "Klein Blue"
Centre Pompidou website

Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris

Support for the exhibition "Isabelle Huppert, la femme aux portraits"

Venice Biennale

Support for creation of "Casino" by Annette Messager for the French Pavilion
Venice Biennale website

Musée Guimet / Musée national des Arts asiatiques

Earthenware camel, Tang dynasty, c. VIIth century.
Painting on fan by Kôrin, Japan, c. XVIIth century.
Musée Guimet website

Musée du Louvre

Acquisition and donation of the "Portrait de Juliette de Villeneuve" by David, in association with the Friends of the Louvre society
Musée du Louvre website

Contemporary creation


Odéon - Théâtre de l'Europe à Paris

Production of Woyzeck by Robert Wilson and Tom Waits
Odéon - Théâtre de l'Europe website

Odéon - Théâtre de l'Europe à Paris

Production of Poetry by Robert Wilson and Lou Reed
Odéon - Théâtre de l'Europe website

LVMH Tower, Manhattan - New-York

Architect: Christian de Portzamparc (Pritzker Prize, 1994)

Opera House, Shanghai

Curtain of the Shanghai Opera House by Olivier Debré
Commissioned and presented to the city of Shanghai, China.