Paris Photo is like no other art fair. Between the sun, the California palm trees and Paramount’s New York backlot, it’s difficult to tell where you are. No suits, no ties, no stilettos for the opening. VIPs and collectors strolled through the outdoor stands, drinking Ruinard in plastic flutes and sitting on bistro chairs outside of food trucks. Thomas Von Lintel of the Galerie Von Lintel, Los Angeles, pointed out Drew Barrymore and Jamie Lee Curtis. No paparazzi, no bodyguards. The atmosphere was casual and convivial.
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