The Casino Luxembourg is currently a forum for contemporary art
which was adapted and renovated in 1995 to fit its new role
of housing temporary exhibitions of Luxembourg art.
Casino Luxembourg at Wikipedia here.
Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain
41, rue Notre-Dame | B.P. 345 | L-2013 Luxembourg
“ARCHITECTURE, CONTRE-ARCHITECTURE : TRANSPOSITION” . TRAVAIL IN SITU”
The exhibition by Daniel Buren in the Grand Hall of Mudam is the fruit of a joint invitation to the artist from Mudam and Centre Pompidou-Metz to create a specific installation in relation to their respective spaces.
Daniel Buren is a French conceptual artist.
Sometimes classified as an abstract minimalist he is known best
for using regular, contrasting maxi stripes to integrate the
visual surface and architectural space,
notably historical, landmark architecture.
By exhibiting the architecture within the architecture through
this installation of rare proportions, Daniel Buren is not only
emphasizing certain architectural characteristics of the museum,
he is also highlighting the function of the building
as an “envelope” for art.
was inaugurated in 2006 and
the building was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning
architect I. M. Pei.
MUDAM the building
MUDAM at Wikipedia