As well as being a gallery owner, agnès b. is also an avid art collector. Over the years, she has built a vast contemporary art collection, which includes photography, sculpture, drawings, and paintings. The collection was exhibited for the first time at Les Abattoirs in Toulouse, France, in 2004. Her rich photography collection was previously exhibited on two separate occasions: at the Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, in 2000, and at the Pavillon des Arts, Nogent sur Marne, outside Paris, in 2002. In October 2008, the prestigious photography museum C/O Berlin, in Berlin, Germany, hosted an exhibition of photographs from the collection to coincide with the release of the JRP/Ringier art publication Collection agnès b. Items from her collection are regularly loaned to museums and art institutions for exhibitions worldwide.
agnès b. supports the exhibition "Carambolages" presented from March 2nd to July 4th at the Grand Palais.
Entrance Clémenceau, place Clemenceau, Paris 8ème
Entrance Square Jean [...]
with Anonyme (Jaipur), Berenice Abbott, Absalon, Alice Anderson, Kenneth Anger, Pierre Ardouvin, Jehsong Baak, Roger Ballen, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Adrien Beau, Richard Bellia, Abdelkader Benchamma, Jean-Charles Blais, Jaya Bludeau, Alighiero Boetti, [...]
Two Andy Warhol drawings from agnès b.'s personnal art collection have been lent to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, for the "Warhol - Early Drawings" exhibition, January 8 - February 21, 2013. For more information visit www.louisiana.dk. [...]
An outdoor series of 13 large-scale postcards by Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, from the agnès b. collection, displayed at the Kimmel Center Window Gallery at LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street. An exhibition curated by Lydie Diakhaté and organized [...]
Art is the keynote for agnès b. this autumn, when she will see her personal collection of photographs presented at C/O Berlin, the highly prestigious International Forum for Visual Dialogue. More than 200 art photographs and videos from the [...]
The agnès b. contemporary art collection is the result of 30 years of passion and commitment in favour of artists, which now has a book devoted to it published by Editions JRP Ringier.
In 200 pages, agnès b. treats the space in the book just like a [...]