In the autumn of 2010 and for
the first time in France, lille3000 will
present more than 60 works from
the contemporary art collection of
the London based Saatchi Gallery,
assembled for the exhibition entitled
“La Route de la Soie” [The Silk Road].
A reference to the ancient trade routes between Asia and Europe which linked in particular China and the Middle East via India from the 2nd century before Christ…
Three regions whose contemporary works of art arouse every day increasing interest in the international art world. The exhibition will offer an extensive view of this recent artistic work through paintings, sculptures, photographs and installations of Chinese, Indian, Iranian, Palestinian, Lebanese, Egyptian, Afghan and Pakistani artists.
founded by Charles Saatchi in 1985, supports the work of young and largely unseen artists, and displays rarely exhibited work by international names. The Saatchi Gallery has had a major influence on the international contemporary art scene. Over the last two and a half decades its pioneering exhibitions have showcased work by over 200 artists and provided a unique springboard for young unknowns to bring their work to a wider audience, launch their careers and, as with the likes of Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons.
CATALOGUE "THE SILK ROAD"
Special edition 100 color pages
Texts in french and english
Price : 12 €
On sale at the Tripostal bookshop
(Wed > Sun, 20 Oct.2010 > 23 Jan.2011)
and by Flammarion (more than 1500 bookshops).
CAISSE D'ÉPARGNE NORD FRANCE EUROPE, LILLE
MON > FRI : 8:00 > 19:00
SAT 8:00 > 15:00
From 1st December at Siège de la Caisse d’Epargne Nord France Europe
135 Pont de Flandres, Euralille.
EGLISE STE MARIE-MADELEINE, LILLE
22 OCT.2010 > 23 JAN.2011
FRI > SUN : 14:00 > 18:00
For Bombaysers de Lille (2006), lille invited Subodh Gupta, one of the most popular contemporary artists, to create a monumental cascade of kitchen crockery which will occupy the centre of the Sainte Marie-Madeleine church. This wave of objects is a reference to the tsunami which ravaged India in December 2004.
Purchased recently by the City of Lille with de support of AG2R La Mondiale and La Mondiale Foundation.
After your visit of the exhibition, enjoy FREE CONCERTS. For children, the Tire-Laine Company will be telling stories.
CONCERTS, CLUBBING, DANCE, THEATER, CINEMA, FASHION, HAIRDRESSING, CIRCUS, COOKING...