Jan 20, 2012 12:00AM

Francesco Vezzoli x Prada 24 Hour Museum

An ephemeral exhibition about celebrity worship.

In the past, Francesco Vezzoli has worked with Lady Gaga and pulled off pranks including his Roman Polanski directed commercial for fictitious fragrance Greed, which 8 a wrestling match between Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams (see below. You know you want to). Now the Italian artist is teaming up with Miuccia Prada to create an ephemeral museum. Housed in Paris' historic Palais d'Iena, the museum will open on Tuesday January 24, and will close its doors, forever, on Wednesday January 25. The museum will launch with a super-exclusive dinner and then, at 11pm, will transform into a "disco-club," which will live stream via www.24hoursmuseum.com. It will then be open to the public. The sculptures on display will borrow from classical form but appropriate and comment on contemporary celebrity culture. According to the Guardian, "He plans to fill it with five-metre high, neoclassical figures with the heads of the celebrities he has worked with, from Courtney Love to Cate Blanchett. The statues will light up in the course of the evening and "look like something you might find on the way to a brothel in Las Vegas." Ostentatious, ephemeral and kitsch, it promises to be a provocative spectacle."

www.prada.com

www.24hoursmuseum.com

Ingrid Kesa

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