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PHOTO OF THE DAY
Jean Loup Sieff - Commande pour le créateur Jean-Marc Sinan, Janvier 1987 © Jean Loup Sieff et Gros & Delletrez
Jean Loup Sieff - Commande pour le créateur Jean-Marc Sinan, Janvier 1987 © Jean Loup Sieff et Gros & Delletrez

The Patrons

Maja Hoffman
President of the LUMA Foundation

maja-hoffmann-80f9aa697ba4fd7f467f07e9bc0feba4 Maja Hoffmann discovered photography twenty years ago while working for the legendary Swiss photo magazine Caméra. Since then, she has taken an interest in contemporary art through the LUMA foundation, which she founded. She is the patron of the Rencontres d’Arles, where she plans to transform the former SNCF studios into exhibition center and production of contemporary art, with the help of Frank Gehry.
http://www.luma-arles.org

Portrait © Wolfgang Tillmans


Hermès

ZOOM_LAD_EX-LIBRIS_TETE-1The constant requirement for the finest quality has always been the quest of Hermès. Since its establishment in 1837, six generations of enterprising and passionate artisans have contributed to spreading its values: a savoir fair built on the application of highly precise and skilled crafts to the finest material s, the love for beautiful objects created to last over time and the spirit of constant innovation. A family owned company, Hermès is managed by Chief Executive Officer, Axel Dumas, a member of the sixth generation of the family. The artistic direction is led by Pierre-Alexis Dumas, also a member of the sixth generation.
http://hermes.com


Groupe Abvent
Architecture & Design

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Créée en 1985, la société Abvent s’est d’abord imposée dans le monde de l’architecture, du design et de la communication du projet architectural avant de s’ouvrir, à partir de 1996, aux territoires de l’image à travers la photographie.

Société de droit français, Abvent est aujourd’hui un groupe international basé à Paris, leader dans les domaines de l’architecture et du design (ArchiCADSketchUp ProLibéCompta et BIMoffice) et incontournable dans le monde de l’imagerie (gamme Artlantis et iVisit3D) comme celui de la photographie (Agence VU’ et Galerie VU’, et VU’ Architecture).

http://abvent.com


Philippe Gassmann
CEO of Picto Labs

philippe-gassman-94fcdd09a5e7fcb537c3da8f1168a516 His grandfather, Pierre, was a friend of Cartier-Bresson and a founder of the legendary postwar photo studio Pictorial, where all the major figures of French photography gathered. When his father, Eddy, died young, Philippe Gassmann to took over the lab. Today, he it one of the country’s main sponsors for festivals and supports young artists through the Bourse du Talent and the Prix de la Jeune Photographie de Mode. Laboratoire Picto Bastille 53 bis, rue de la Roquette 75011 Paris France
http://picto.fr


W.M. Hunt
Collector and Curator

wm-hunt-046b94363fe36c6a17ae75ecf4a7abbf W. M. Hunt has been an actor, gallery owner and collector. His collection was the focus of the book Unseen Eye and an exhibition that toured the world. Today he continues to collect, curate and lecture.