Agnès b. is a stylist who started her brand in the 70’s with subtle, chic and casual clothes ; timeless pieces like the snap cardigan that became a classic.
With the success of her company she multiplied initiatives in the art world, opening an art gallery La Galerie du Jour, publishing art books, producing movies. She is also a philanthropist who supports artists but also many social causes (AIDS, Fondation Abbé Pierre, Tara…).
Over the years, Agnès b. has assembled a major contemporary art collection now comprising nearly 5,000 pieces (Jean-Michel Basquiat, Warhol, Gilbert and George, Nan Goldin, Harmony Korine, Ryan McGinley…).
She has opened her foundation La FAB (La Fondation Agnès b.) in 2020 that gathers together her art collection, la galerie du jour and la librairie du jour.
Agnès b. is is constantly in touch with the international art scene, especially in the fields of the visual arts, cinema, music, live performance and publishing.

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Recorded on May 18th 2020
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Alain Servais is a contemporary art collector based in Belgium. He started his collection in the 90’s with photographs by Nan Goldin or Andres Serrano. He is known for attending numerous art fairs and for defending independent art galleries. Now The Servais Family Collection features several hundred works from international artists working in a variety of mediums, including digital art, and with one notable distinction, there are no paintings.
As an entrepreneur in banking and finance, Alain Servais is also an accurate observer of the art market and a very active commentator of the art world through articles and social networks.

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Alain Servais Twitter account : https://twitter.com/aservais1 

Alain article :
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Recorded on May 14th 2020