The Summer issue of L'Officiel Art is on sale on the opening day of Art Basel 2012.
During the summer, everything moves at a faster pace, events multiply across the world. It is during this moment of discovery and research that L'Officiel Art publishes its 2nd issue, proposing to its reader to enter and share a moment of cultural excitement.
The artists are the engine of the artistic panorama and, besides, the main witnesses.
Highlights include… Farhad Moshiri interviewed by Jérôme Sans The Imaginary Museum by Guillaume Durand Marfa, Texas by Larry Clark The press presented by Gilbert and George James Franco: an artist in Hollywood
Killing me Softly: a conversation between Farhad Moshiri and Jérôme Sans. Farhad tells us his point of view on the art world, by presenting his personal experience as one of the most renowned talents of the new Iranian art scene.
The museum of contradictions: what would the dream museum look like? L'Officiel Art takes over Malraux's concept of imaginary museum, through the eyes of an important personality. Guillaume Durand, the cultured man of the television, journalist, anchorman on "Radio Classique" and "France 2," renowned for his passion for contemporary art and literature, accepted to play the game with us.
Larry Clark: interviewed by Pierre-Paul Pulitz at the Grand Hotel Tribeca. Photographer, artist, and filmmaker Larry Clark explains what brought him to Marfa and what inspired his new project, Marfa Girl. Clark wrote, directed, and filmed his new work, which he considers to be his best production.
Sex, Race, Religion and Money: the world in 4 words. Jérôme Sans interviewed Gilbert and George on their new series London Pictures shown simultaneously across the world. A collection of 3712 posters bearing the newspaper headlines, catalogued according to their key words, and presented with a black-and-white palette and the key words in bright red. The result is a true image of the violence that is part of all the big cities across the world. London Pictures is a picture of New York, Paris, Durban, Moscow…
James Franco, an artist in Hollywood. Actor and novelist James Franco recently presented his latest feature film, Rebel, inspired by La Fureur de vivre.