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Alice Anderson

11 January 2018

Opening of Alice Anderson’s exhibition at the Patinoire Royale in Brussels.Followed by a dunner in the presence of the artist, invited by the Gallery Valerie Bach.

Mircea Cantor

15 January 2018

Talk with Romanian artist, Mircea Cantor.Followed by a dinner in Helene Nguyen-Ban's private home.

Elger Esser

17 January 2018

Talk with German photographer, Elger Esser, who came to London especially for this occasion. Followed by lunch at Maria Sukar's home.

Cora Sheibani

6 February 2018

Breakfast and visit of Cora Sheibani's private collection in Kensignton. (Collection includes Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel, Anselm Kiefer...).

Gael de Guichen

7 February 2018

Breakfast and talk with Gael de Guichen (leading art conservationist).

 Followed by a tour and presentation of the gallery by Hoare (specialist of Middle-East art).

Maria Sukkar

28 February 2018

Breakfast and exclusive tour of Maria Sukkar’s private collection at Whitechapel Gallery. Accompanied by Whitechapel curators Maria Sukkar and Emily Butler.  

Caroline Grimm

6 March 2018

Talk with Caroline Grimm on her book 'Churchill Lied to Me' at the French Institute.

Andreas Gursky

8 March 2018

Visit of Andreas Gursky's first major retrospective at the Hayward Gallery in South Bank. Followed by an exclusive dinner with Ralph Rugoff (Director of the Hayward Gallery).

Idan Segev 
Antony Gormley

19 March 2018

Conversation between Professor Idan Segev and artist Antony Gormley on “Brain and Creativity” hosted by the Whitecube Gallery

Marguerite Humeau

21 March 2018

Visit of Marguerite Humeau’s exhibition, 'Echos' at the Tate Britain in presence of the artist. Followed by a coffee.

Art Paris

4 April 2018

A day in Paris for ART PARIS: Guided tour at the Palais de Tokyo followed by a visit of the exhibition 'Les Hollandais a Paris' at the Petit PalaisWith an exclusive lunch at Mini Palais' Restaurant. 

Kate Daudy

23 April 2018

Visit of British artist Kate Daudy in her private home. Followed by an exclusive lunch.

Francoise Darmon

25 April 2018

Breakfast and presentation of 'Du Sens dans l'Utile' by the author, Françoise Darmon at the Design Museum. With the presence of the author herself and the designer Sylvain Dubuisson.

Emmanuelle de l'Ecotais

16 May 2018

Visit of 'Shape of Light 100 years of photography and Abstract Art' at the TATE Modern with Emmanuelle de l'Ecotais (co-curator of this exhibition and curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, Paris). Followed by a lunch at the Tate Modern (Member's room).

Photo London

16 May 2018

Visit of PHOTO LONDON Art Fair at Somerset House with Annalisa Stevens (ambassador of Photo London). 

Zao Wou-Ki

29 Mai 2018

Visit and presentation of the exhibition 'L'espace est Silence' by Zao Wou-Ki at the MAMMusee d'Art Modern in Paris. Followed by a cocktail reception.

Societe Generale

30 May 2018

Breakfast followed by a visit of Societe Generale's private contemporary art collection in the company of Aurelie Deplus to celebrate '20 years of Contemporary Art'.(A book published by Aurelie Deplus on the collection). 

Junya Ishigami

30 May 2018

Visit of 'Freeing Architecture' by Junya Ishigami at the Fondation CartierFollowed by lunch at La Closerie des Lilas.

L'art de la Forme

31 May 2018

Visit of L'art de la Forme for the 18 years of Parcours St Germain, Paris. 

Fiona Banner

4 June 2018

Breakfast and studio visit of British artist, Fiona Banner

Lee Bul

14 June 2018

Breakfast and exclusive tour of Lee Bul's exhibition at the Hayward Gallery prior to the opening of the exhibition. Private tour of the exhibition by curator, Eimear Martin

Michael Jackson

28 June 2018

Exclusive visit before the opening of 'Michael Jackson: On the Wall' at the National Portrait Gallery. Introduction by Guy Jennings(managing director of the Fine Art Group).

Masterpiece

3 July 2018

Visit of Masterpiece Art Fair with the Chairman of the fair, Philip Hewat-JaboorFollowed by lunch at Le Caprice.

Shezad Dawood

12 September 2018

Private studio visit in the presence of the artist, Shezad Dawood in conversation with the curator Vali Mahlouji. Followed by a dinner hosted by Nadja Romain.

Vincenzo de Cotiis

14 September 2018

Private visit of the ehibition 'En Plein Air' at the Capenters Workshop Gallery with the designer himself, Vincenzo de Cotiis. Followed by a seated dinner in the gallery.

Day in the East End

25 September 2018

A journey in the East End with the presenc of Maria Sukkar and a unique tour by Maryam Eisler. Followed by a private visit of Philip Cobert, Charlotte Cobert and Hassan Hajjaj's studios. 

With a lunch at Rochelle Canteen.

Pierre le-Tan

27 September 2018

Private visit of Pierre le-Tan's exhibition 'The Collection of Monsieur X' at the Tristan Hoare Gallery with the artist and curator, Umberto Pasti. Followed by a lunch.

Heidi Bucher

2 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK:  Curator-led tour of Heidi Bucher’ major survey exhibition led by Dr. Ziba Ardalan, Founder/Director and Curator of Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art.

Elmgreen & Dragset

2 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK:  Private viewing of Whitechapel Gallery’s autumn program featuring Elmgreen & Dragset hosted by Director, Iwona Blazwick.

Pierre Huyghe

3 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK:  VIP Breakfast and Pierre Huyghe, Atelier E.B and serpentine Pavillon 2018.

Frieze Art Fair

3 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK: VIP PASS for the preview day of FRIEZE ART FAIR.

Tate Britain

4 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK:  Breakfast at Tate Britain hosted by Tate Directors and Curators to celebrate the works acquired through the 2018 Frieze Tate Fund supported by Endeavour. 

Frieze Masters

4 October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK: VIP PASS for Frieze Masters with an exclusive guided tour of the fair.

Unexpected View

October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK: An evening at the National Gallery, to see Unexpected View, with leading artists in conversation with the Director and Curators.

Frida Kahlo

October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK: Private viewing of Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up at the Victoria and Albert Museum, with an introduction by the curator, Claire Wilcox.

Francis Upritchard

October 2018

FRIEZE WEEK: Francis Upritchard's 

Modern Couples: Intimacy and the Avant-Garde at the Barbican Center.

Day Trip to Somerset

11 October 2018

Trip to Hauser & Wirth, Somerset. With a curated tour of both exhibitions, Berlinde de Bruyckere and Takesada Matsutani as well as the Piet Oudolf Gardens. Followed by a lunch at the Roth Bar & Grill.

Tomás Saraceno

15 October 2018

Spirit Now enjoyed a special visit to Tomás Saraceno’s private opening at the Palais de Tokyo in the presence of the artist.

Fiona Tan

16 November 2018

Breakfast and private tour of Fiona Tan's new exhibition Elsewhere at Frith Street Gallery in the presence of the artist. The exhibition showcased Tan's work from her year as an Artist in Residence with the Getty Institute in Los Angeles.

Chrétiens d'Orient

26 November 2018

A lovely breakfast and talk with the author, Marie Thibaut de Maisières, that was very kindly hosted by Raphaelle Bischoff.

Space Shifters

26 November 2018

Private tour of the exhibition at the Hayward Gallery with Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery and the 2019 Venice Biennale. The visit was followed by a very nice dinner.

Ye Linghan

10 December 2018

Private visit of the exhibition in the presence of the artist at HdM Gallery with a cocktail reception. The tour was followed by a dinner kindly hosted by the gallery.