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Peter Marino's latest vision for Louis Vuitton's art collection revealed

Peter Marino's latest vision for Louis Vuitton's art collection revealed

African Dawn

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Editor: Shannon Wylie


Image: Alexander Gray Associates

Louis Vuitton's New York flagship store has just received a new injection of luxury art as architect Peter Marino adds 'African Dawn' to the exclusive selection...

Louis Vuitton's private art collection has just welcomed another contemporary piece at the New York flagship store-cum-gallery, selected by American architect Peter Marino. Already fusing art and fashion together — think Louis Vuitton x Jeff Koons Masters 2 collectionwhich is located on the first floor of the flagship address — the French fashion house now adds American artist, Betty Parsons' 1972 African Dawn artwork, to its selection. Thanks to Marino's architectural work in Louis Vuitton's New York and Paris boutiques — Maison Louis Vuitton Vendome was unveiled this season during Paris Fashion Week — the architect has selected 36 artworks for the maison including Yayoi Kusama's flower sculpture (pictured above).

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