Forty-six artworks from the European Investment Bank’s collection will be on show until 24th January 2016, in the exhibition “EuroScope – A panorama of European contemporary art” at the Cercle Cité in Place d’Armes.
The exhibition has been organised by the EIB Institute at the request of the city of Luxembourg as part of the cultural events marking Luxembourg’s EU presidency. Through this initiative, the Bank wishes to contribute to the cultural vigour of its host country, and to further strengthen its community engagement and dialogue with civil society.
The exhibition contains works by 32 contemporary artists from across Europe, including leading local artists Lucien Wercollier and Michel Majerus.
The venue has been offered by the city of Luxembourg and provides a rich political context with a wide EU symbolism. The Cercle Cité served first as a town hall but in the 1950s was the seat of the Special Council of Ministers of the European Coal and Steel Community.