Archive for November, 2013

Paris Photo full-scale

The Paris Photo show was held at the Grand Palais between November 14th and 17th. It confirmed the growing interest worldwide collectors have for photography, with 55,239 visitors over 4 days. Photography competition is now directly in the contemporary art market. In fact, we found numerous artists exhibiting their work at both Paris Photo and the Fiac (totalling to 73,550 entrants over 5 days)  which were fifteen days apart.

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Marisol and her Parisian braids

Marisol Suarez enjoys making sculptures out of hair and it was after training at the Beaux Arts that she found this passion. Having being trained as a hairdresser by Jean-Marc Maniatis she rejoined the Tony & Guy salon in London where she received numerous awards (such as one for the best avant-garde hairdresser in 2000). Her creative hairstyles made from hairpieces and extensions brought her back to France where she was styling models’ hair backstage prior to opening her own salon two years ago, at 33 ter rue des Tournelles in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris.

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