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In the South of Paris, a new space dedicated to contemporary art, cinema, photography and author publishing. Art collector, a well-known designer and mecenate, Agnès Troublé in art agnès b. founded in Paris La Fab.: a new 1400-square-meter exhibition space a few steps away from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

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The Fab is located in Jean-Michel Basquiat square and includes the Galerie du jour, with works salable artworks, and has two large rooms dedicated to Agnès b collection on a chosen theme. The current one is "audacity".Who is Agnès Troublé? Born in 1941, this fashion designer opened the Galerie du jour in 1984 at the heart of Paris, then she moved into a new location. Truly passionate about cinema, in 2013 she presented at the Venice Film Festival her movie "Je m’appelle Hmmm ... ". In addition, she also collaborated with directors such as David Lynch and financed part of the restoration of Jacques Tati's film Playtime.


Installation view of La Fab. in Paris.


Installation view of La Fab. in Paris.


Returning to the La Fab space. during these opening days, visitors could find a lot of photography in dialogue with sculptures, paintings, drawings, videos and furnishings. Prominent names include works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Massimo Vitali, David Lynch, John Giorno, Raymond Pettibon, Edward Hopper, Martin Parr, Nan Goldin, Louise Bourgeois, Richard Price, Malick Sidibé and Gilbert & George. Among many different works, stand out Milly's Maserati 2004 by Madeleine Berkhemer and the legendary photographic series by Flip Schulke Ali Underwater (1961), the works of Cyprien Gaillard (Prix Marcel-Duchamp of 2010) but also Etude pour la Restauration du Center Pompidou (1999) by Renzo Piano.

Cover image: Portrait of Agnès Troublé.

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