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The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain is proud to unveil Cherry Blossoms, Damien Hirst’s remarkable new series of paintings.

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New publication

Damien Hirst, Cherry Blossoms

Published for the exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris (presented from July 6, 2021 to January 2, 2022), this book brings together all of the Cherry Blossoms through 250 color reproductions and numerous details, 18 foldouts, and contributions from Emanuele Coccia, Philippe Costamagna, Michio Hayashi, and Gilda Williams. An anthology of texts collected by Alberto Manguel offers a literary exploration of the theme of cherries and cherry blossoms. This catalogue raisonné of the series is an ode to painting, an immersion in this extraordinary work.

Online project

Rencontre avec Artavazd Pelechian

The Fondation Cartier is celebrating Artavazd Pelechian through a digital project dedicated to the life and work of the legendary filmmaker. Available on the Fondation Cartier’s website, Encounter with Artavazd Pelechian is an ambitious editorial project featuring exclusive interviews, unreleased archival documents, and film excerpts.

Night Vision 20/20, Sarah Sze’s first artwork in augmented reality

The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents Night Vision 20/20, a work created by Sarah Sze her first foray into augmented reality and developed as an app. Produced as part of the Parisian exhibition Sarah Sze, Night into Day, this immersive tool plunges users, wherever they may be, into a nocturnal dream world.

The Night Vision 20/20 app joins Sze’s two original Night into Day installations. It is downloadable for free from the Apple Store and Google Play.

25 Pieces of Space Time, Andrei Ujica’s first NFT artwork

The Fondation Cartier presents Andrei Ujica’s first NFT artwork, a conceptual homage on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev's start to his mission on the MIR Space Station on May 18, 1991. This anniversary artwork consists of the 25 photograms which make up the first second ever to be filmed for the cinema in space: which is to say the moment when a movie camera first opened its eyes in outer space.

The 25 photograms will be offered piece by piece in a countdown beginning on May 18th 2021. Collectors have the opportunity to own a fragment of cosmic history.

"25 Pieces of Space Time” is now available on Super Rare and is made possible with the support of Kanon.