Carol Vogel’s announcement that of Gagosian’s expansion to Northern Paris with a large facility opens with a show of Anselm Kiefer works makes no mention of the recent announcement that Thaddeus Ropac will be opening an even larger space in Paris also with a show of Kiefer. Both shows will be on this Fall in time for FIAC, no doubt:
Larry Gagosian is adding a 12th gallery to his international constellation. The new one, Gagosian’s second in the Paris area, will be north of the city at Le Bourget, which is known for an airport that caters to private planes.
The gallery will be in a converted 1950s factory and comprise about 17,760 square feet on two levels, with a mezzanine of about 3,660 square feet overlooking the main space. The French architect Jean Nouvel is designing it. […]
The inaugural show, to open in the fall, will be an exhibition of new paintings and at least one major sculpture by Anselm Kiefer.