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Picasso X-Ray

30 June

A young photographer Xavier Lucchesi comes to see me after an internship in Russia, when the country abandons the communist regime. He gathered military badges, everyday objects, symbols of an era that was going to disappear and had them x-rayed in a hospital.These images challenge me and make me think of the work of biologists at the beginning of the century, these wonderful images of plants by XRay.Steven N Meyers, Albert Koetsier (Flowers spirit) among others.This technique increasingly interested artists from the 1970s. Like this unforgettable self-portrait by Meret Oppenheim.At the time of our meeting, I collaborate with the Picasso Administration who accompanies me in the edition of objects under license, intended for the shops of the national museums.I think of "Picasso" and the texts of his son Claude where he evokes the heterogeneous objects picked up by his father in the landfills to develop a sculpture, generally in plaster.Seeing what is hidden inside these sculptures seems interesting to me. We contact Laboratoires du Louvre for technical assistance.The new director of the Picasso Museum, Anne Baldassari is enthusiastic.Given the difficult conditions of handling the sculptures, the production lasts an entire year. They are very fragile, can only be touched by specialists

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HUGO BOSS and Rockbund Art Museum, an Contemporary Art award in Asia

HUGO BOSS and Rockbund Art Museum, an Contemporary Art award in Asia

6 August 2013

HUGO BOSS and Rockbund Art Museum announce a new award for Contemporary Art in Asia  The first edition of this award, which will take place in September 2013, will be devoted to the emergent artists native from Big China along with others ...

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Everything for your hair

Everything for your hair

26 February 2013

On the occasion of exhibition BELOVED HAIR. Frivolites and trophees, the museum of the quay Branly invites families during winter holiday to come to the discovery of the hair in its every states: a course-workshop guided by videos and the hairdresser-blogueur ...

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Art Rotterdam Week, a mirror of the always redefining city

Art Rotterdam Week, a mirror of the always redefining city

12 February 2013

"Art Rotterdam is the place to experience all the exciting new developments in visual art.", David Versteeg, collector Rotterdam has been the art stage for the international talents from 7 to 10 February. A place to discover a city that never ceases to climb to the ...

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Graffitti, city and the stars exposition

Graffitti, city and the stars exposition

17 December 2012

We're proud to present our new exhibition with MNFF, Novarino and PLEKS. The meeting with PLEKS convinced us to push Street Art and to change the art direction of our Gallery in Marseille.  For our exhibition of the end of the year, ...

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Sony World Photography Awards 2013

Sony World Photography Awards 2013

10 December 2012

World Photography Organisation (WPO) launches the compte-à-rebours before the end of the candidacies to the Sony World Photography Awards 2013, one of the most distinguished photographic rewards in the world. · The professional photographers and amateurs of the whole world don't have more than ...

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Jesse Fernandez From Havane to Paris

Jesse Fernandez From Havane to Paris

9 November 2012

Jesse Fernandez was born in Havana in 1925 and died in Paris in 1986 - he was a painter but it is the photographer personality who is outlined here. The artistic life takes him from Cuba to France, via the United ...

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The Macallan Teams Up With Legendary Photographer Annie Leibovitz

The Macallan Teams Up With Legendary Photographer Annie Leibovitz

3 October 2012

The Macallan, the luxury single malt whisky, has commissioned renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz for the third edition of its award-winning Masters of Photography series.  Following a world exhibition tour that traveled across the globe, including stops in Hong Kong, Moscow, and London, the bottles will now be ...

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Photography from yesterday till now

Photography from yesterday till now

29 August 2012

AUVERGNE//SOUVIGNY - Until November 18th, 2012, the museum of Souvigny offers a called exhibition «The beginning of the photograph in the Allier»; trip in the past across different "portraits" of Bourbonnais at the end of the XIXth century to the beginning ...

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