Venet Foundation in South of France Profiled by NYT

June 16th, 2015

Relief Bleu by Jean Tinguely at the Venet Foundation, via NYTArtist Bernar Venet’s Venet Foundation and Museum in Le Muy, France, is the subject of a New York Times profile this week, documenting the artist’s impressive collection of major American artists, including Donald Judd and Sol LeWitt, which the artist often secured through barters or purchases on “friend rates.”  “Our works had no commercial value,” Mr. Venet says of the works he often traded his own pieces for. “We produced more than we sold.”

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