The CAPC (Centre of Contemporary Visual Arts) was created in 1973 by Jean-Louis Froment and installed in 1974 in the Entrepôt Lainé, an old warehouse for colonial foodstuffs, which would undergo renovation in the ensuing years. A mobile educational unit called the Artbus saw the light of day in 1975. Early exhibitions included ''Regarder Ailleurs'' (1973) where Claude Viallat rubbed shoulders with Gina Pane, Andy Warhol, Jim Dine and ''Pour mémoires'' (1975), with Christian Boltanski.
Now The CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux offers year-round program of temporary exhibitions and go around the history of art, music or contemporary creation. "Musée de France", ATPC was a collection of 1,299 works by 189 artists. It is housed in the former warehouse real colonial, a customs warehouse, a superb example of construction pre-industrial 19th century.
“The extraordinary dialogue between contemporary and heritage architecture gives the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux its uniqueness and fame. The collection of work that I have selected for the exhibition on the Seeko’o Web Radio shows the different mixture between artistic shapes and a place calls for mediation and reflection. Each work seems to find its place naturally. it can be confusing or deceiving, but it never remains insensible: it’s the magic of the museum”, said Charlotte Laubard, Director of the CAPC, March, 2011 for Seekoo Web Radio.
Today, the CAPC is having an exhibition in SEEKOO WEB SHOW, to find out more about the works being exhibited, follow the link below:
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