Summer sales and an exhibition at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris
Publish on Sunday, 10 July 2016 in Events
Come to Paris for the summer sales and you can also take the opportunity to catch the new exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, featuring the works of eleven Chinese artists. This runs until August 29th. Enjoy a heady mix of fashion and culture in the capital when you stay at the Hotel Niel, just a few steps from the Champs Elysées.
Summer sales bargains in the famous department stores of Paris
The Paris summer sales are now in full swing and will continue until August 2nd, so it’s not too late to join in with the fun and grab some bargains. Naturally, you’ll want to see what’s on offer in the capital’s world-renowned department stores on the Boulevard Haussmann, where the leading emporia of the City of Light, Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, reside in all their sparkling elegance. For a more eclectic selection, try the underground mall by the Châtelet les Halles Metro station. To savour the essence of Parisian life wander the Champs Elysees and step into trendy boutiques such as Zadig et Voltaire or the very American Abercrombie & Fitch. Your stay at Hotel Niel will be a bargain hunter’s dream.
Discover the world of Chinese art at the Louis Vuitton Foundation
The Fondation Louis Vuitton, located in the Bois de Boulogne, offers a complete immersion in the creative worlds of eleven Chinese artists. Start your journey on level 2 with monumental works of contemplative art by Ai Weiwei and Zhang Huan, combining Eastern and Western references. Level 1 presents installations, films, animated video works and sculptures depicting figures from Chinese society. Level 0 closes the exhibition with Ten Thousand Waves by Isaac Julien, an homage to Chinese culture, with references to calligraphy, 1930s cinema and other art forms, interwoven with various human interest stories.
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