The palace at Versailles has been showcasing the work of international artists on the grounds and in the Palace for nearly a decade. Artists that shown there have included Murakami, Koons and Anish Kapoor.
This year the work of Olafur Eliasson graces the French landmark.
Glenn O’ Brien started his career working for Andy Warhol at Interview magazine. He later got gigs for Rolling Stone, Spin, Allure and High Times. But to truly get a sense of the man and if you’ve got a few hours to kill and want to see some truly experimental program get yourself over to YouTube and watch a little of David Letterman’s favourite show Glenn O’ Brien’s TV Party : a local cable show with a punk rock sensibility from the late 70’s out of New York City. It veers from the highly entertaining to the unwatchable and back again. A young Jean Michel Basquait used to occasionally run the TelePrompter.
Yang Yongliang‘s photo-collaged take on traditional Chinese landscape painting is a sight to behold.