The exceptional Carrières de Lumières Baux-de-Provence site will be hosting Klimt and Vienna, a century of gold and colours, a dazzling new multimedia show.
Realised by Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto and Massimiliano Siccardi, the show uses multimedia capability as a vehicle to convey emotion and invite visitors to wander freely around the quarries, taking them on a journey through 100 years of Viennese painting to the heart of the bright, colourful works of Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), his contemporaries and the artists he inspired, namely Egon Schiele (1890-1918) and Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000).
The show comprises thousands of digitised images of works of art that are projected onto all the former quarry’s surfaces, moving to the rhythm of a musical soundtrack. Fully immersed in image and sound, visitors will enjoy a unique sensory experience as they explore the image-rich universes of these major painters in the history of art.
This new show at the Carrières de Lumières offers an original perspective on Klimt and his successors through portraits, landscapes, nudes, colours and gilding which revolutionised Viennese painting in the 20th century.
The Carrières de Lumières are open every day between the 7th of March, 2014, and the 4th of January, 2015.
The show will run every day: