Claude Lévêque

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Claude Lévêque
Born (1953-02-27) February 27, 1953 (age 66)
EducationÉcole des Beaux-Arts in Bourges
Known forSculpture, installation, text art
Lévêque's 2014 installation at the Louvre
"Tchaikovsky" by Lévêque

Claude Lévêque (born February 27, 1953)[1] is a French contemporary installation, sculpture, and new media, artist, best known for his work in neon.[2] Lévêque, a graduate of the École des Beaux-Arts in Bourges, received considerable attention for his April 2014 neon installation in I.M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid and its accompanying October 2015 exhibition, Sous Le Plus Grand Chapiteau Du Monde.[3][4]

In 2009 Lévêque represented France at the 53rd Venice Biennale.[5]

Lévêque lives and works in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis.


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  2. ^ Magazine, Wallpaper* (2015-10-21). "The world is yours: a series of Claude Lévêque installations hit Paris". Wallpaper*. Retrieved 2019-01-04.
  3. ^ "Claude Lévêque: Sous le plus grand chapiteau du monde". DAMN° Magazine. 2016-01-23. Retrieved 2019-01-04.
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  5. ^ "Claude Leveque | Artspace". Artspace. Retrieved 2018-11-24.