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CRITICAL - Olivier Lemaire's unpublished documentary follows the “anti-conformist billionaire” during the five years of the construction of his Musée de la Bourse de Commerce in Paris. To see this Sunday, June 20 at 8:05 p.m. on Arte.

There are two pretty spectacular things about

The Museum and the Anti-Conformist Billionaire

, Olivier Lemaire's long-form documentary on François Pinault's Bourse de Commerce which opened to the public on May 22 and has been sold out ever since. The first is the size of this dizzying construction site, the camera of which recreates the beauty of Mikado when all the scaffolding is superimposed, as if a mad architect had decided to redo the Tower of Babel at once. Is this really reasonable? The thoroughness of this gigantic adventure under the historic dome, expertly restored, is astounding: this new 100% contemporary museum now lives almost open to Paris, echoing the Nave of the Grand Palais.


Cleaning with a cotton swab of 1,400 m of panoramas painted in the 19th century to the glory of the colonies.

The replacement, one by one, by acrobatic technicians, of the 1,600 panes of the dome and of the 490 others on the skylight, all different and tailor-made, to avoid

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Source: lefigaro

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