Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

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Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Salzburg

The Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac was founded in 1983[1] by Austrian gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac and has specialized in European and North American contemporary art. The gallery is located in four venues in Salzburg (Austria) and Paris (France) and represents over 60 international major and emerging artists.

History[edit]

The gallery, founded in 1983 in Salzburg, is currently housed in the Villa Kast on Salzburg’s Mirabellplatz. In 1990, a gallery featuring over 600m2 of exhibition space was opened in the heart of the Marais district in Paris. In April 2007, a Drawings Space was inaugurated above the existing gallery. The Paris gallery, located next to the Musée Picasso in the Marais district, now stretches over three floors. In March 2010, an exhibition of recent works by Imi Knoebel opened in the new  400m2 space, HALLE, which is situated in the northern district of Salzburg. A fourth exhibition venue.[2] was inaugurated in October 2012 in Pantin located in the northeast of Paris with exhibitions by Anselm Kiefer and Joseph Beuys.

Work[edit]

The gallery organizes extensive solo and group exhibitions, often accompanied by comprehensive publications, not only in its own premises, but also in collaboration with major international museums and other non-commercial art institutions. Between 2005 and 2011, in partnership with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Ropac asked Hedi Slimane, Robert Wilson, and Sofia Coppola to act as guest curators and to select a series of the foundation's images for three gallery shows.[3] The Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is present at all major contemporary art fairs including, the Armory Show in New York, the Art Basel fairs in both Basel and Miami, Frieze Art Fair in London and the FIAC in Paris. The gallery also acts as a consultant to major museums and public institutions and as advisor for private and corporate collections.

A selection of gallery artists[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J.S. Marcus (January 15, 2011), In the Art-World Universe, a Place for the City of Lights Wall Street Journal.
  2. ^ Nicolai Hartvig (October 5, 2012), On the Edges of Paris, a Burgeoning Art Scene The New York Times.
  3. ^ Grégory Picard (December 2, 2011), Sofia Coppola Curates a Show of Rare Photos by Robert Mapplethorpe in Paris ARTINFO.