13 / 05 / 2014
An important gesture to inaugurate the new Basalte building
Societe Generale is proud to reveal the artwork commissioned to Jean-Michel Othoniel on the occasion of the construction of the new Basalte building, in La Defense business district.
Jean-Michel Othoniel benefits an important visibility in his latest news. On February 28, was inaugurated in Aix-en-Provence his artwork La Rose des vents, in the natural belvedere of the Beisson estate. This artwork is part of the “creative boroughs” artistic program led by Marseille Cultural Capital 2013. From May 29 to November 2nd, 2014, a monumental installation by Othoniel will be set in the Hôtel-Dieu’s gardens, in Puy-en-Velay. Le Coeur de l’Hôtel-Dieu will be accompanied with an exhibition-event. To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Le Nôtre royal gardener, the landscaper Louis Benech and Jean-Michel Othoniel were selected to renovate the bosquet du Théâtre d’Eau of Versailles Estate. The installation will be inaugurated in September 2014. A new artwork was commissioned by the Saint-Pierre cathedral of Angoulême, a new stained glass for the treasury, that will be finished in April 2015.
More from around the web:
Othoniel's websiteThe Rose des vents in Aix-en-Provence
The Coeur de l'Hôtel-Dieu in Puy-en-VelayThe Versailles' Bosquet du Théâtre d'Eau's renovation The contemporary stained glass in Angoulême's Saint-Pierre cathedral