This new Manhattan exhibit guarantees to digitally drown you within the work of an important Viennese artist.
A brand new experiential artwork house has opened in decrease Manhattan, and its inaugural exhibition is devoted to immersing viewers in Gustav Klimt’s “golden, sensuous” work.
Corridor des Lumières is situated within the former teller corridor and vault stage of the landmarked 49 Chambers St., previously often called the Emigrant Industrial Financial savings Financial institution. The Corridor, opened Sept. 14, represents the French non-public museum and cultural heritage website supervisor Culturespace’s first North American property. The corporate is the creator and producer of quite a few world digital artwork facilities, together with the favored Atelier des Lumières, situated within the eleventh arrondissement of Paris, which was residence to a buzzy van Gogh set up in 2019.
Not like most of the experiential pop-ups that New York has had lately, this one declares itself a everlasting proprietor of the immersive arts devoted to showcasing “solely new, custom-curated exhibitions each ten to 12 months based mostly on the work of various world-renowned artists,” in response to a press launch.
“Gustav Klimt: Gold In Movement” options 30-foot-high pictures of the late legend mapped throughout the H-shaped skyscraper’s historic structure, from its stained glass skylights to its coved ceilings and marble partitions. An accompanying musical soundtrack was additionally organized particularly for the present.
Audiences can even be invited to expertise different shorter digital creations within the house and present, together with one work impressed by Klimt and two extra summary items.
“Company can even be capable of watch a presentation concerning the historical past and design of the Emigrant Industrial Financial savings Financial institution, one of many first skyscrapers constructed within the Beaux-Arts fashion, in addition to view panels displaying pictures of Klimt’s work proven at precise scale, with details about the museums throughout the globe the place these works may be seen,” the discharge notes.
Tickets begin at $30 for adults and $15 for kids aged 5-16 (kids beneath 5 get in free of charge). Particular costs can be found for seniors and army members, and the present is ready to occupy the house via the tip of the yr.