Fondation Louis Vuitton | Morozov Collection
This major international exhibition will bring together 200 masterpieces from the collection of French and Russian modern art by the brothers Mikhaïl and Ivan Morozov in Paris.
For the first time since its creation in the early 20th century, the collection will travel outside Russia. Installed in all the galleries of the iconic building designed by Frank Gehry, the Morozov Collection will bring together a selection of works by renowned French artists including Manet, Rodin, Monet, Pissarro, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Sisley, Cézanne, Gaugin, Van Gogh, Bonnard, Denis, Maillol, Matisse, Marquet, Vlaminck, Derain and Russian masters including Repin, Vrubel, Korovin, Golovin, Serov, Larionov, Goncharova, Malevich, Mashkov, Konchalovsky, Outkine, Saryan and Konenkov.
Conceived by Anne Baldassari, chief curator of the exhibition, the Morozov Collection will include surprising discoveries and memorable moments,with a unique design that evokes historical references and highlights the timeless nature of the works that exemplify the emerging artistic modernity of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
For the first and only time, the Music Room in Ivan Morozov’s Muscovite villa will be presented outside the State Hermitage Museum, as part of a special setting that marks the conclusion of the presentation of Morozov’s works. Composed of a monumental decorative installation of seven panels commissioned by Ivan Morozov in 1907 a Maurice Denis on the theme The Story of Psyche (1908-1909), and from four sculptures by Aristide Maillol, the Music Room will offer a rare window into the life of the famous collector.
From 22 september 2021 to 22 febuary 2022
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