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Murakami Versailles Exhibition

Exhibition: Murakami Versailles
Date: September 14 – December 12, 2010
Place: Versailles, Grand Apartment and Hall of mirrors, included in the tour of the Grand Apartment.
The incredible world of Japanese artist Takeshi Murakami has taken over Versailles, this is not a first time the famed museum has ventured into hosting a contemporary exhibition of this genre, little over a year ago they have opened their doors to work Jeff Koons.

For a Japanese like me, the Château de Versailles is one of the greatest symbols of Western history. It is the emblem of an ambition for elegance, sophistication and art that most of us can only dream of.

I am the Cheshire cat that welcomes Alice in Wonderland with its diabolic smile, and chatters away as she wanders around the Château. With a broad smile I invite you all to discover the wonderland of Versailles. – Takashi Murakami

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*Photo | Château de Versaille

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