Galeries Lafayette heir joins French tycoons in opening art foundation
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Guillaume Houzé’s cultural centre will rival that of France’s richest man, Bernard Arnault

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Frenchman in possession of a good fortune may not be in want of a wife, but a private cultural foundation.

Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man and the head of the luxury goods group LVMH, has his Louis Vuitton Foundation based in a building in Paris resembling a glass cloud, designed by the architect Frank Gehry. Continue reading...


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