Opening of Le château de Rentilly

Opening of Le château de Rentilly

Frac Île-de-France, Le Plateau

Photo: Martin Argyroglo. © Bona-Lemercier/Alexis Bertrand/Xavier Veilhan (ADAGP, Paris, 2014).

November 18, 2014

Opening of Le château de Rentilly
Saturday, 22 November 2014, 2:30–5:30pm

A project by Xavier Veilhan, artist
Bona/Lemercier, architects, Alexis Bertrand, scenographer

le château, rentilly
Parc culturel de Rentilly
1, rue de l’étang
77600 Bussy-Saint-Martin
France

T +33 (0) 1 60 35 46 72

www.fraciledefrance.com

On 22 November, Le château de Rentilly will re-open on a brand-new scale. Now completely enveloped in stainless steel plates, the building will act as a mirror for the beautiful park in which it stands. The metamorphosis was presided over by internationally renowned artist Xavier Veilhan, architects Bona-Lemercier and set designer Alexis Bertrand.

This new contemporary art space, carried out by Communauté d’agglomération de Marne et Gondoire*, as a part of the Parc Culturel de Rentilly, will act as a unique and singular window open to the world.

The frac île-de-france**—which is already present in Paris with its own temporary exhibition space, le plateau—will exhibit its collection (and will also invite other collections, public or private, French and international) in le château de Rentilly, thus playing with the status of the building: it is at once a sculpture and an exhibition space freely accessible to the public.

The new château de Rentilly is an expression of the revived focus on the historical legacy and the enthusiasm of the Communauté d’agglomération for art and public commitment.

*The urban community of Marne et Gondoire
**The Regional Contemporary Art Fund of Île-de-France

 

RER AStation Torcy, then a 15-minute walk. Or you can take the bus PEP’S line 21
Autoroute A4 from Paris, take the A104, exit “Collégien centre” then continue towards Rentilly

 

 

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