LE FRANK (A.K.A. FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON)
So, sure, "Le Frank" is just the name of the lovely cafe on the ground floor of the Fondation Louis Vuitton in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, not the name of the building, not the name of the institution. Still, if you happen to arrive between exhibitions, when the galleries are empty of everything but the architecture, you can be forgiven for thinking the whole thing is just a monument to Frank Gehry, that the real show is permanently installed outside on the seemingly endless cascade of decks and gardens under those lively canopies. And a stirring monument it is—more so, we're sure, when the weather is fair and the skies clear, at the end of a long march out from the center of town.