It began in a Starbucks Corp. coffee shop in Berlin six years ago. Los Angeles Philharmonic Association President Deborah Borda and conductor Gustavo Dudamel decided to ask architect Frank Gehry to design sets for a trilogy of Mozart operas Dudamel wanted to stage.
Two years after opening a Paris branch, Gagosian, the world’s biggest commercial gallery network, this week inaugurates a big space in Le Bourget -- on the grounds of a Paris airport where private jets land.
With a garden out back, 3,000 square feet of ground-floor space, and glamorous Frank Gehry and Jean Nouvel constructions nearby, the new home of art gallery Lombard-Freid Projects feels “like a rebirth,” says partner Lea Freid .
Louvre Abu Dhabi -- a Gulf offshoot of the Paris museum that’s set to open in 2015 -- today revealed pieces from its permanent collection to reporters, showing works by Picasso, Gauguin, Manet and Magritte.