The story begins in 1986 on the Place des Vosges in Paris. Claude Samuel and his wife Elisabeth founded their contemporary art gallery to champion artists who expressed themselves through photography, painting, drawing and sculpture. In 1994, the gallery moved into one of the spaces in the Viaduc des Arts on Avenue Daumesnil. In 2011, the gallery celebrated its 25th anniversary and an important administrative change: the artistic direction of the gallery was entrusted to Olivier Spillebout, director of the Maison de la Photographie in Lille, and the Transphotographiques and Transfotografia festivals in Lille and Poland, respectively.
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