October in Paris always rhymes with art fairs, much to our pleasure! And while we are patiently waiting for the new edition of Asia Now next weekend, we had the chance to attend the private opening of Private Choice, the most magical art fair “at human size”!
Every year, Private Choice means the assurance of a warm and human art presented directly in an exquisite Haussmann-style apartment. This 9th edition, on the topic of the Inner Journey, once again exhibits a precise and demanding selection made by Nadia Candet, the founder of this now unmissable event. Every object there has been chosen with the most refined taste to be exhibited with extreme care, yet in a warm environment.
This year, we particularly enjoyed discovering Solène Leroy‘s “puddle” mirrors, covered with gold leaves and inspired by the myth of Sisyphus (see above), as well as Katia Jacquet‘s beautiful and minimalistic ceramics.
We also finally got the chance to discover Yann Delacour‘s ‘skin’ variation sculptures, the creation of which he had been presenting on his Instagram account since the lockdown. The black ceramic automatically brings to mind human shapes that have neither beginning nor end, raising feelings of abstraction and of warmth as well as questioning our contemporary bodies.
All in all, we were delighted to discover this new selection by Nadia Candet, althgouh this edition was reduced to one floor contrary to last year. But still, the quality remains, as well as the pleasure to see the development of some artists that have already been there the previous years, and the sparkling surprise of the new talents that Nadia Candet presents every year!
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