MAGNIN-A is a contemporary art gallery founded in 2009 in Paris by André Magnin and directed by Philippe Boutté. They are acknowledged experts in Contemporary and Modern African Art. Sharp eyed for new talents, the MAGNIN-A gallery represents established and emerging artists. MAGNIN-A works with passion and determination for the promotion and the diffusion of its artists' work on the greatest Arts Fairs and International Exhibitions. Independent curator since the late 1970's, André Magnin started working on non-western Contemporary Art in 1989 with the historic exhibition " Magiciens de la Terre" at the Centre Pompidou and at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris, exhibition for which he was co-curator. He then became the head of the C.A.A.C.-The Pigozzi Collection, the most important collection of African Contemporary Art. During 20 years he shared his life between Europe and Africa. In 1996 he met Philippe Boutté who became his closest collaborator. André Magnin has organized numerous exhibitions in prestigious museums, Art Centers and Foundations,MAGNIN-A is a committed to the defense and the promotion of African contemporary artists. Artists from other horizons have joined them since. The gallery has allowed them to access the contemporary art market and to incorporate private and institutional collections. BecauseMAGNIN-A moved into a new exhibition space in October 2018, located in the 11th district. This new space allows André Magnin to pursue experiments, bringing together artists from different cultures.




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