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For Yves Klein's posthumous birthday, Nice dresses in iconic blue

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For Yves Klein's posthumous birthday, Nice dresses in iconic blue

The Yves Klein Archives. EA 2018.

In the summer of 2018, Yves Klein would have been 90 years old. À Nice, his hometown, a unpublished tribute unveils the first part of a ambitious digital retrospective. A visual and sound immersion where shines forever the brilliance of pure pigment. At Muy, the Venet Foundation prolong the adventure monochrome.

Missing 34 years oldfor one who claimed to be artistically "arrived in the immaterial zone", to celebrate today the 90 years of his birth would be a rather pleasant abstraction. Born in Nice in 1928, the short sequence of the life ofYves Klein has embraced the emptiness, the infinite, the gesture, the future, the sky and the passing of all problematic of art.

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Visit the Nicétoile shopping center for a new exploration of Yves Klein's work and world. The application for tablet or smartphone of "LEXPO Augmented Yves Klein ... The vibration of color", triggers its augmented reality device with 101 blue and white balloons deployed in the sky of Nice.

LEXPO Augmented. Yves Klein, London, 1957.

Thevisionary artist this summer, the museum format unpublished exhibition. The shopping center Etoile welcomes a innovative digital exhibition who places this unavoidable figure of art at the heart of the invention. entitled "LEXPO Augmented Yves Klein ... The vibration of color"she is, at the initiative of theArtcurial Culture Agency, the first of a digital retrospective intended to travel for ten years. Visual and sound immersion in the world of "sponge sculptures" and "sponge reliefs" in Leap Motion, that is by doing virtually rotate works. processes tactile and synchronized scenography with the movements of visitors around Anthropometries, its octophonic for the Symphony Monoton-Silence, founding act of the master.

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Yves Klein at the One Gallery in London in 1957. Emotional color, cosmic sensitivity and thirst for freedom inhabit his poetic universe.

The Yves Klein Archives. EA 2018.

A discovery tour which, from material to immaterial, fromInternational Klein Blue (IKB) in monochrome, means the ultramarine blue like so many "landscapes of freedom". Augmented reality takes hold of aerostatic sculptures exhibited in Paris in 1957 for a balloon release on the Bay of Angels. Still in Nice, the proximity of mamac and its permanent collections dedicated to the new realism replaces Klein as a tutelary figure in the historical context of a busy era. While at Muy the Venet Foundation dedicates its summer exhibition to Yves Klein with the installation Pure pigment, true monochrome symphony who invests the floor of the gallery in the manner of a hypnotic and living pictorial material.

YVES KLEIN - To Nicétoile, until September 30, 2018, free access. Venet Foundation, until September 14, 2018, by reservation.

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