Tuesday, May 02, 2006

VENICE - April 28, 2006
Francois Pinault, Jeff Koons and Larry Gagosian at the opening of "Where Are We Going?" the debut exhibition at Palazzo Grassi, Pinault's showcase in Venice for his contemporary art collection.
NEWS & FEATURES - from ARTINFO, May 02, 2006 - World’s Cultural Celebrities Flock to Venice for Pinault Museum Opening
On a gray, damp day, visitors to Venice were greeted by one thousand posters of Jeff Koons’ gigantic magenta Balloon Dog (1994-2000).The posters, plastered on walls everywhere around the city, announced the reopening of the Palazzo Grassi and the exhibition “Where Are We Going?”—a selection from the Francois Pinault collection.
Koons’ actual dog sculpture is there to welcome visitors to the museum, floating on the Grand Canal at the entrance of the last important palazzo to be built before the fall of the Venetian Republic in 1797...........to read all the story and see all the photographs, please go to ARTINFO: http://www.artinfo.com/News/Article.aspx?a=15323
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