François Pinault


After 21 years and $194m: Pinault opens Bourse museum in Paris

The French billionaire's long awaited contemporary art space contains works that champion his values of diversity—though many of these have been shown in Venice before

Bourse de Commerce: opening of Pinault's long-awaited Paris museum is—pandemic permitting—finally around the corner

Two decades since the billionaire started planning a home for his collection in the French capital, the spectacular space is due to open on 23 January

Ex-presidential press director who led billionaire François Pinault’s art empire quits after six months

Sylvain Fort steps down ahead of Paris gallery launch at the historic Bourse de Commerce, which has been delayed due to coronavirus

François Pinault's long-awaited Paris gallery will open next June

The refurbishment of the Bourse de Commerce space, designed by Tadao Ando, costs $170m

It's official: French tycoons finalise €300m donations for fire-ravaged Notre Dame

Foundation secures funds from Bernard Arnault and François Pinault towards the reconstruction of the cathedral

President Macron’s former public relations chief heads up François Pinault’s art empire

Opera expert Sylvain Fort will oversee the billionaire’s museums in Venice and Paris

Director of Pinault Collection proposes controversial 90% tax breaks for Notre Dame donors

But Pinault family says it is not seeking tax relief for its €100m donation towards the reconstruction effort

Pinault Collection extends empire with Rennes show, new Paris space and long-term loans programme

French billionaire—whose collection numbers 3,000 works—has sold 130 pieces since 2000

The art of cross-dressing: under-the-radar artists surface in Venice exhibition

Works by Marcel Bascoulard and Urs Lüthi explore ideas around gender and identity

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable: Details emerge about Damien Hirst’s secretive Venice show

Finished just in time for the Venice Biennale, this project has been 10 years in the making

What we know about the mysterious Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, brainchild of Bernard Arnault

Luxury goods billionaire opens long-awaited private museum designed by Frank Gehry

Pinault collection gets Paris show

The upcoming exhibition will feature around 50 works by 22 artists

Stingel prettifies Pinault’s Venice palazzo

The Italian artist has selected his own works to fill the entire space


LA director Michael Govan to rehang Pinault’s art

Venice exhibition will draw on works from Pinault's vast collection

Pinault appoints curator for first Palazzo Grassi show..

The French billionaire chooses Alison Gingeras from the Guggenheim

Pinault to open new space next to Palazzo Grassi

His third Venetian building will house films, debates and performances

Pinault sends his collection across the globe

Modern and contemporary works are on the way to Korea and Brazil

Roll-over rate at Pinault's Venice exhibition spaces is too slow for many

Exhibitions at the Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi rotate after two years

François Pinault poaches leading Paris fair director

Martin Bethenod to head collector’s Venice venues as disquiet grows over stalled exhibition programme

Versailles exhibitions spark controversy: Perrotin answers the critics

Three of Emmanuel Perrotin's artists host shows at the iconic French palace

Knives out for Pinault over resignation of Palazzo Grassi director

After director quits, billionaire accused of grandstanding his private collection

Pinault sells shares in auction group Piasa

The billionaire entrepreneur bought a majority stake in 2000


France finally gets to see Pinault’s art in new exhibition

The owner of Christie's to show works from his personal collection for the first time

Pinault commits $110m to new museum

Japanese architect Tadao Ando will visit the site this month

News from New York: Crumbs for Zwirner while Murakami pulls out all stops for Gagosian Exhibition

But the Japanese artist keeps French billionaire François Pinault waiting for his 13-panel painting

Pinault procures Polke paintings

Billionaire is set to open new Venice museum in 2009

Pinault trounces Guggenheim in battle to control Customs House

The French billionaire has been awarded a 30-year lease on the historic site

Pinault refuses to collaborate with Guggenheim in Venice

City authorities insist on joint lease for the Customs House

Chapmans raise Hell for François Pinault: Recreating a work lost to flames

The original piece was destroyed in a disastrous 2004 warehouse fire

How François Pinault beat Sheikh Saud to a Jeff Koons flower sculpture

The Emir of Qatar, the Sheikh’s cousin, was also keen on acquiring the work

Pinault brings new life to Palazzo Grassi

French billionaire François Pinault finally reveals his art

Rising Japanese stars at bargain prices to be found at Geisai

François Pinault was a judge at the vast but inexpensive Geisai fair


French collectors boost sales at FIAC

Billionaire François Pinault bought Chen Zhen and Pistoletto

François Pinault has abandoned plans to build a contemporary museum in Paris. Will his arch rival do it instead?

Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH, has hired Canadian architect Frank Gehry to produce designs for a new museum

Mr Pinault’s director returns to the Walker

Philippe Vergne had been appointed director of François Pinault’s foundation for contemporary art

Loss of Pinault collection is “catastrophe” for Paris

A top museum director and a dealer react to the billionaire’s decision to show his contemporary art collection in Venice

Pinault sells Rauschenberg to MoMA for $30 million

French billionaire has recently sold works by Rothko, Warhol and Mondrian

Seen at ArtBasel: François Pinault

The French billionaire is the new owner of the Palazzo Grassi

Venice archive

François Pinault to buy Palazzo Grassi

Sale to Guido Angelo Terruzzi has been abandoned

Pinault Foundation names its first director

Philippe Vergne is senior curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis

Lifting the lid on François Pinault’s empire

A new book traces the entrepreneur's rise and potential fall

Will François Pinault’s museum on the Seine be built?

Following rumours that Pinault is struggling financially

Pinault pulls the plug on planned Paris museum

The French billionaire has ditched plans for a contemporary art museum on the Ile Seguin and has instead bought the Palazzo Grassi in Venice

François Pinault loses Egyptian antiquity case

Controversy over statue which dates from 1850-1720 BC

Christie’s is bought out by the French

François Pinault’s offer is a massive twenty-six times earnings