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, 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.
The agnès b. Fund is also in charge of preserving and presenting to the public this unique ensemble of contemporary art. Items from her collection are regularly loaned to museums and art institutions for exhibitions worldwide.
From October 18, 2016 to January 8, 2017, 70 artworks of agnès b. art collection choosen by Sam Stourdzé are exhibited at the Musée de l'Histoire de l'Immigration.
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On the occasion of Seydou Keïta retrospective at Grand Palais, agnès b. lent some prints of the photographer stemming of her personal art collection. The work of Seydou Keïta is represented by the galerie du jour agnès b. since 1999. His images [...]
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’s drawings from agnès b. personnal art collection lent to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, from January 8 to February 21, 2013, for the Andy Warhol Early Drawings exhibition.
James Dean Look-Alike, 1957 © Andy Warhol
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 [...]