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Mandarin Oriental, Paris Launches Basquiat & Schiele, Art at Fondation Louis Vuitton Offer This Autumn

Hong Kong, 27 July 2018 - Mandarin Oriental, Paris has launched a luxury accommodation offer that includes VIP access to the much-anticipated exhibition of two revolutionary artists. Available from 3 October 2018 to 14 January 2019, the Basquiat & Schiele, Art at Fondation Louis Vuitton package includes no-queue tickets to the Egon Schiele - Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.

Located a few steps away from the Louvre, Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Jeu de Paume photography gallery, the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Paris is ideally placed for enjoying the French capital’s most exciting cultural hotspots.

Austrian figurative painter Schiele, and street artist Basquiat, were ground-breaking artists at the beginning and end of the twentieth century respectively, and both died young, in their late twenties. The Fondation Louis Vuitton’s autumn programme will debut work by the two painters never exhibited before in Europe.

Guests booking the Basquiat & Schiele, Art at Fondation Louis Vuitton package will benefit from a premium no-queue ticket providing priority access to the exhibition. Before viewing the artists’ 255 drawings and paintings, guests can opt to be welcomed by a museum representative, who will give them an introductory talk on the exhibition.

The Basquiat & Schiele, Art at Fondation Louis Vuitton package is priced from EUR 1,065 per night, and includes:

  • Accommodation for two people in Deluxe Room category or above
  • Daily breakfast for two in-room or at Camélia restaurant
  • One-way transfer from Mandarin Oriental, Paris to Fondation Louis Vuitton
  • Two premium tickets with priority access to the Fondation
  • VIP Fondation access available upon request with 48 hours advance notice. Includes private welcome at the Fondation entrance and escort to the exhibition with fifteen-minute expert commentary about the artworks
  • Paris City Guide by Louis Vuitton

The package is available between 3 October 2018 to 14 January 2019, subject to availability, and rates are based on two people sharing for a minimum two-night stay.

Basquiat & Schiele, Art at Fondation Louis Vuitton package reservations can be made through Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s on-line reservations service at www.mandarinoriental.com. Rooms are subject to availability, and terms and conditions apply.

About Fondation Louis Vuitton
The Fondation Louis Vuitton serves the public interest and is exclusively dedicated to contemporary art and artists, as well as 20th century works to which their inspirations can be traced. The Collection and the exhibitions it organizes seek to engage a broad public. The building created by architect Frank Gehry, and already recognized as an emblematic example of 21st century architecture, constitutes the Fondation’s seminal artistic statement. Since its opening in October 2014, the Fondation has welcomed more than a million visitors from France and around the world per year. Confirming the international recognition of its artistic commitment, the exhibition Icons of Modern Art, The Shchukin Collection received a record-breaking 1.2 million visitors in six months (Oct. 2016-Mar. 2017).

About Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Mandarin Oriental, Paris is a celebration of Paris today and tomorrow, inspired by fashion and artistic creativity and underpinned by the brand’s legendary service. This truly Parisian five star hotel provides an oasis of tranquillity and a cocoon of luxury. The 98 chic and elegant rooms and 40 spacious suites offer guests an exceptionally stylish Parisian experience with their nod to couture and unique art pieces. Located in the very heart of the city, the hotel’s best kept secret is its inner garden providing a sanctuary from the bustling city and a peaceful dining haven. A wide range of dining options are overseen by celebrated Chef Thierry Marx, including two-Michelin starred, fine-dining restaurant, Sur Mesure, all-day dining Camélia, a Cake Shop by Mandarin Oriental, a cool cocktail bar, as well as L’Honoré serving health conscious cuisine. Finally, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental offers unique wellness and relaxation experiences, in a soothing, contemporary environment, featuring luxurious private treatment rooms, an indoor pool and a state of the art fitness centre. Mandarin Oriental, Paris is the preferred choice of discerning travellers who believe they have found the city’s best kept secret address.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 31 hotels and seven residences in 21 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

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