PARIS PHOTO ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTORS
Jean-Daniel Compain – Senior Vice President of the Luxury, Culture and Leisure Division at Reed Exhibitions – has appointed, effective Wednesday, Feburary 4, Florence Bourgeois as Director of Paris Photo and its US counterpart, Paris Photo Los Angeles. Christoph Wiesner has been appointed Artistic Director for both fairs.
About Florence Bourgeois:
Previously Managing Director of PAD (Pavilion of Art and Design) Paris and London, Florence Bourgeois has also held various financial and marketing positions within the LVMH group. Apart from her experience in business and management in the areas of art, fashion and luxury, she is also an art historian.
About Christoph Wiesner, Artistic Director:
Christoph Wiesner joined Schipper & Krome in 1997 and then Esther Schipper in Berlin, where he was a collaborator and director to support, promote and distribute the work of young international artists of the 90s (both instituionally and among collectors). He returned to France at the end of 2012 where he joined Yvon Lambert in Paris as Senior Director. Alongside his core work, Wiesner is also a curator, art historian and co-founder of an experimental space for young creators in Berlin.