Belgian gallerist Guy Pieters opens gallery in Paris
Belgian top-notch gallerist Guy Pieters will open his fourth gallery March 11th. The prestigious building on the Avenue Matignon 2, just across Christie’s has five floors. Four of them will serve as gallery and office space.
Pieters is the most reknown gallerist in Belgium with galleries in Sint-Martens-Latem, Knokke and in Saint-Paul-de-Vence in the Provence representing artists such as Wim Delvoye and Jan Fabre. His first exhibition in Paris will be new work by the latter who has recreated 18 versions of his own head. He calls the series ‘The 18 chapters’ because each head holds a story.
Pieters claims the acquisition of the gallery in is astrategic move to address the Asian countries who are very Paris-orientated but also to continue the conquest of the international art market.