Curated by Paul Smith & Friends // meet Marc Azoulay
09 oct 2014 by Nur El Shami
In celebration of Frieze Art Fair 2014, art:i:curate teams with Paul Smith to host an innovative exhibition of work by emerging London-based artists that combines Mayfair’s deep-rooted art heritage with the digital world’s trail-blazing creative community.
Open to all, by registering at articurate.net, everyone has the opportunity to express their creativity in front of an audience of both art fans and the industry’s elite.
New York based art producer Marc Azoulay has a thing for Mangoes and penguins.
City: New York / Paris
Profession: Art Producer
Secret profession or as a kid I wanted to be: Paleontologist
AIC: How would you describe your own personal aesthetic?
MA: Intuitive and natural.
AIC: How would your friends describe your personality?
MA: Curious and enthusiastic.
AIC: What inspires you?
MA: Mangoes, penguins, and children books.
AIC: Who's your hero?
MA: Stefan Zweig.
AIC: Do you consider yourself a collector? If so, what do you collect?
MA: Yes, experiences.
AIC: What's your most precious possession?
MA: My smile:-)
AIC: What does the term 'curating' mean to you?
MA: Selecting works and ideas that make sense together.
AIC: Why did you get involved in this project?
MA: A dear friend inspired me to.
AIC: How do you usually take art in?
MA: It has to speak to me right away.
AIC: Describe Sir Paul Smith in three words.