For a long time, it was only a question of the Salon du dessin and its museum sheets unveiled like treasures at the Palais Brongniart.
And then Drawing Now arrived, first as a nice little niche, with low prices and fresh names.
Then today as the obligatory passage of the amateurs of drawings and contemporary art.
They all come there, from Olivier Kaeppelin, former director of the Maeght Foundation, to Antoine de Galbert, pioneer from the start who surveys the last hours of the assembly at the Carreau du Temple with his legendary pout.
At the head of this Parisian adventure, Christine Phal and Carine Tissot, the entrepreneurs of Drawing Now Art Fair, who are celebrating their 16th edition this year with appetite, until Sunday March 26.
They then designed the Drawing House.
They are also mother and daughter, which is not striking.
Christine Phal has porcelain turquoise eyes.
Carine Tissot has the haughty bearing of a beautiful plant, does not let her long hair get ruffled...
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