Go to content Go to navigation Go to search Change language

Home>Installation - Loris Gréaud

Acknowledgments:

Loris Gréaud's installation under the pyramid has been made possible by the patronage of Mercedes-Benz France.

After Tony Cragg and Wim Delvoye, the Louvre has commissioned an artist to create a monumental sculpture to be placed at the Museum entrance, beneath Ieoh Ming Pei's pyramid.

This time round Loris Gréaud has come up with an artistic double-header: a mysterious, ghostly sculpture whose presence-absence irradiates the emptiness of the pyramid while referencing one of the museum's masterpieces; and as part of a joint venture project with the Centre Pompidou, another monumental sculpture will be presented in the Forum there. The artist's project is a meditation on statuary: the plinth, the ceremony, and the moment of unveiling.

Organized by: Marie-Laure Bernadac, assisted by Pauline Guelaud.

Practical information

The Louvre is now open. All visitors are required to wear a mask in the museum. Please find all of the information you need to know before visiting the museum this summer on this page.

Opening hours :
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 
Closed on :
January 1, May 1, December 25
 
We strongly advise booking your time slot in advance online

Buy your ticket