Contemporary Art Exhibitions Are Drawing in a New Generation of Antiquities Collectors at this Historic Paris Gallery
What is the right context for viewing an antique? In recent years, Paris’s historic Kraemer Gallery has been challenging the boundaries of where antiques belong and how they are enjoyed, showcasing priceless antiques amid masterpieces of modern and contemporary art by the likes of Hans Hartung, Olafur Eliasson, Fernand Leger, Takashi Murakami, Tomas Saraceno, and Sterling Ruby. These daring displays are one of a number of times Alain Kraemer, has shown a flair for the conventional as a director at his family’s historic gallery (Established in 1875, Kraemer Gallery is the oldest family-operated gallery in Paris). Recently, Alain Kraemer offered us a peek inside his historic gallery space and tells us why antiques and contemporary art can be a match.
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