Côte d’Azur art gallery Fondation CAB is opening its doors to overnight guests

A sleepover with style

Following on from its original home in Brussels, art organisation Fondation CAB has taken over a modernist art gallery in the south of France – and there’s space for overnight guests.

Parisian architect Charles Zana oversaw a full refurb of Fondation CAB’s new 1950s home, located in Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Founder and collector Hubert Bonnet describes the building’s curving white walls and huge windows as ‘the perfect match with Minimalist art.’

Work by Swiss artist Felice Varini – who’s daubed bright, interlocking orange circles on the windows – is displayed alongside pieces from Dan Flavin, Carle Andre and Donald Judd. There’s space for gallery-goers to browse books and order lunch, as well as four guest rooms decked out with pieces by the likes of Charlotte Perriand and Alvar Aalto.

Fondation CAN takes over a curvilinear modernist building in Saint-Paul-de-Vence dating from the 1950s
Photography: Antoine Lippens

Suites start at €250 per night.

There’s an extra feature in the gallery’s garden, where visitors can find – and rent – one of Jean Prouvé’s sought-after demountable prefab homes. It promises excellent views of the nearby Cap d’Antibes.

Following on from its original home in Brussels, art organisation Fondation CAB has taken over a modernist art gallery in the south of France – and there’s space for overnight guests.
Photography: Antoine Lippens
Visitors can find – and rent – one of Jean Prouvé’s sought-after demountable homes
Photography: Antoine Lippens
Rooms at the gallery-cum-hotel start from €250 per night
Photography: Antoine Lippens
Interlocking circles on the windows are by Felice Varini
Photography: Antoine Lippens

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