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MARCEL DUCHAMP PRIZE

Landscapes from the World

June 29th - Jan 16th 2018

ART AT THE AIRPORT

Espace Musées is a museum dedicated to art within Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. The fund displays original art work from some of the most famous artists of all times, usually in partnership with one of Paris’ great museums.
un musee a l'aeroportThe space itself, designed for Art by the architects of the Musée d’Orsay, is located by gates M of CDG’s Terminal 2E, a brand new hall considered as one of the most beautiful European boarding halls.
Admission to all exhibitions is free of charge. Passengers now have a very good reason to arrive at the airport 2 hours before take-off…

CURRENT EXHIBITION The Marcel Duchamp Prize: Landscapes of the World

For the first time, after seven exhibitions devoted to the collections of the most prestigious Parisian institutions, Espace Musées invites contemporary creation at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, in partnership with the Association for the International Diffusion of French Art (ADIAF).

On the theme "Landscapes of the world", Serge Lemoine curated 9 works created by winners of the Marcel Duchamp Prize: Carole Benzaken, Claude Closky, Latifa Echakhch, Cyprien Gaillard, Laurent The Marcel Duchamp Prize: Landscapes of the WorldGrasso, Thomas Hirschhorn, Mathieu Mercier, Melik Ohanian and Tatiana Trouvé.
These works show original reflections on the landscape through the presentation of a large variety of techniques, such as painting, photography, assembly, sculpture, computer programming or neon light, the exhibition offers an overview of contemporary creation in France to the numerous travelers transiting through this international terminal.

ADIAF's Website

PLANNING YOUR VISIT

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Espace Musées is located in Terminal 2 E, by boarding gates M. It is accessible to all passengers taking off at gates M: passengers flying with Air France KLM and airlines who are members of Sky Team, going to the US, Asia, or Africa. Espace Musées is open 365 days a year, from the Terminal’s first to last flights. Admission is free.

NEWS

Board of Trustees Appointments

Board of Trustees Appointments
June 30th, 2015

Board Members of the endowment fund are as follows: Francis Briest (President), Frederic Briest, Nicolas Briest (Secretary), Serge Lemoine, Olivier Lorquin (Treasurer, Benjamin Perret, and Patrick Collard, representing Aéroports de Paris as Cabinet Director to the President.

Our Mission

The fund’s mission is to promote the best of French Artistic Culture by organizing free exhibitions at Paris CDG-Airport. Exhibitions are accessible to 4 million passengers yearly, who hail from all over the world.
Our Goals:

  • Share and promote art to airport passengers.
  • Offer passengers a unique and memorable experience, making the flying part of their trip very special.
  • Innovate the way art is experienced, by exhibiting art in new places.

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Our Partners

We would like to thank the partners who made our first exhibition a success :

  • Aéroports de Paris, for trusting us with this great project
  • The Musée Rodin, for lending us some of the world’s most precious Art
  • Be Relax, Airport Tender, for making this project possible at all
  • AXA Art, for its support
  • The Studio Demarque, for the design and construction of our website and the interactive terminals

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If you would like to get involved in our future exhibitions, please . get in touch with us.
If you are an Airport interested by our mission, please contact Frederic Briest.