Grand Hotel Exhibition Vancouver

From 13/04/2013 until 15/09/2013

Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada


A major exhibition 'Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life',  in the Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada, includes a remake of the room designed by Richard Hutten for Llove Hotel, Tokyo in 2010. Llove Hotel is a concept  of Suzanne Oxenaar, artistic director of Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

Llove Hotel Tokyo
Llove Hotel was an exhibition consisting of eleven guest rooms created by renowned Dutch and Japanese designers to celebrate 400 years of trade and cultural relations ‘Netherlands in Japan 2008-2009’. The theme was ‘Still in Llove’. Llove Hotel ran from 23 October to 23 November 2010, to coincide with Designtide Tokyo. In the centre of Richard Hutten's hotelroom, was 'Princess on the Pea', a bed which is part of Hutten's 'Layer' collection.

Grand Hotel, Vancouver Art Gallery
The exhibition charts the evolution of the Grand Hotel worldwide. From its inception in the early 1920’s to today, the Grand Hotel is the architectural symbol of post-industrial society, which best captures the experience of contemporary life. Guest-curator Jennifer Volland investigates the form, shape and meaning of the Grand Hotel from the Waldorf-Astoria in New York to the Spartan Mansion El Cosmico in Marfa.

 

Room #307, Llove Hotel, Tokyo, Richard Hutten

 



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