Salon du collectionneur
GRAND PALAIS. Avenue Winston-Churchill 75008 PARIS
du 15 au 23 septembre 2007
Site officiel: Salon du collectionneur www.sdcfrance.eu
Plusieurs marchands d'Art Africain de renommés y participent:
Didier Claes specialises in the art of Central Africa. For more than a
decade, up until 2001, he was frequent visitor to Africa, first to the Congo and
then to many other corners of the continent. Since then, he has opened his
gallery in the Sablon allowing him to definitively focus his attention on
uncovering the top-quality objects to be found in grand collections. Didier
Claes is a member of Belgium's chamber of experts and a regular participant in
fair such as "les Grands Antiquaires"...
region of Djitoumou, Mali
Height: 69 cm
(Paris), Sam WAGSTAFF (New York), William RUBIN (New York)
“Primitivism in 20th Century Art”, MoMA, New York, 1984 - “Genesis –
Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture”, MET, New York, 2002
gallery of 9 quai Malaquais has been dedicated to Tribal art for 40 years. Alain
Bovis, who took over from Hélène and Philippe Leloup, organises major
exhibitions in the gallery, such as “Bambara, Dogon, Senoufo” in 2005,
“Tribute to Jacques Kerchache” and “Nigeria – Jacques Kerchache
Collection” in 2006, and, from the 11th September 2007, “Arts Sacrés de Côte
Alain Bovis selects his objects for their plastic beauty, with a preference for
ancient and ritual art from Africa, an area par excellence of sculptural
diversity and innovation.
d’Ivoire - Mali border.19th century.
Hard wood with dark and crusty patina.
Height : 80 cm.
1964, numéro 127.
Archaeology-Tribal Art-Excavation objects
Galerie Jean-luc Mechiche 182 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore
Paris F-75008 (France) Tel. +33 01 45 63 20 11
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