After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for Art Week.
So when my friend, the Parisian Art Historian Edwart Vignot, invited me to visit Maxime Biou’s studio on the outskirts of Paris after the last FIAC I accepted straight away.
I love summer not only because of the weather but although because it is a great time to venture to new territories to discover and to encounter new talents, new ideas.
Thierry Forien is a collector of Contemporary Art, Prix Découverte des Amis du Palais de Tokyo. He is on the board of Thalie Art Foundation, Artistic committee of Fluxus Art Projects and practices as an independent curator.
What a FIAC! The Indian summer made the whole Parisian art week such a delight.
22 April 2018
When I landed in Hong Kong a few days before the VIP opening of Art Basel HK, I could feel this year will be special.
Much has been said about the Biennale. It is daring indeed from Christine Macel, the French curator from Pompidou appointed the curator of the Venice Biennale 2017, to extract herself from the actual political and social turmoil the world is facing.
Curator and Gallerist Virginie Puertolas-Syn chooses twelve of the best stands at Art Basel 2017. Art Basel is a curated selection of 291 first-rate galleries exhibiting at the fair’s 48th edition in Basel.