In the midst of Provence, Château La Coste is a vineyard where wine, art & architecture live in harmony. 38 major works of contemporary art are installed in the open air and 3 gallery spaces, offer a unique experience at the heart of its 500-acres. Artists and architects are encouraged to choose a place in the landscape and are given the freedom to create a work.

Prune Nourry, Mater Earth © Stéphane Aboudaram _ Wearecontent(s)
Prune Nourry, Mater Earth © Stéphane Aboudaram _ Wearecontent(s)
Renzo Piano, Pavillon d'exposition, 2017
Tadao Ando, Art center, 2011
Tadao Ando, Gate, 2011
Richard Rigers, Galerie
Louise Bourgeois, crouching spider, 2003
Tom Shannon, Drop 2009

In the midst of Provence, Château La Coste is a vineyard where wine, art & architecture live in harmony. 38 major works of contemporary art are installed in the open air and 3 gallery spaces, offer a unique experience at the heart of its 500-acres. Artists and architects are encouraged to choose a place in the landscape and are given the freedom to create a work.

Programme

The Monk, 2014, Photo Prudence Cuming Associated © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved, ADAGP Paris 20242
The Monk, 2014, Photo Prudence Cuming Associated © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All Rights Reserved, ADAGP Paris 20242
The Empresses, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
The Empresses, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Cosmos, Satellites and Météorites, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Cosmos, Satellites and Météorites, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Natural History, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Natural History, Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Damien Hirst © Château La Coste
Damien Hirst © Château La Coste

The Light That Shines, Damien Hirst

The British artist is the first to take possession of all the estate's galleries, as well as temporarily presenting monumental works in the gardens. These will be on display until the end of 2024.

• Natural History, dedicated to Damien Hirst’s groundbreaking works employing formaldehyde
• The Empresses, a new iteration in Damien Hirst’s exploration of the butterfly as a symbol for freedom, religion, life and death
• Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable, including a film installation and new sculptures exhibited for the first time
• The Secret Gardens Paintings (2023), Hirst depicts thriving gardens in which different species of vibrantly colored flowers emerge, harmonious and chaotic
• Cosmos, Satellites and Météorites, a series of new paintings and sculptures

Access

Château La Coste
2750, route de la Cride
13610 Le-Puy-Sainte-Réparade
+33 (0)4 42 61 89 98
chateau-la-coste.com

Every day: 10 am - 7 pm
8 pm in July & August

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CULTURE & HERITAGE

La Sainte Victoire (Aix-en-Provence)
Musée Granet (Aix-en-Provence)
Centre d’Art Caumont (Aix-en-Provence)
L’atelier Cézanne (Aix-en-Provence)
Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque d'Antheron)
L’Eglise de Louise Bourgeois (Bonnieux)

WALKS

Promenade de la Torse (Aix-en-Provence)

PLACES TO STAY

Hôtel Roy René (Aix-en-Provence)
Hôtel des Augustins (Aix-en-Provence)
Bastide de Ganay (Aix-en Provence)
Villa Baulieu (Rognes)

PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

La librairie de l’hôtel Boyer d’Eguilles (Aix-en-Provence)
Côté Cour (Aix-en-Provence)
Le four sous le platane (Aix-en-Provence)
Jardin Mazarin (Aix-en-Provence)
Via Baseli (Cabries)
Le Bocage (La Roque d’Antheron)