at the Invisible Dog art center, Brooklyn

in New York City, 2022.


Some highlights:

- discovery of Storm King thanks to its artistic director/chief curator Nora Lawrence, here with sculptures by Menashe Kadisman (Suspended, 1977) and Alexandrer Liberman (Adam, 1970)

- panelist of Night Of Ideas 2022 at Villa Albertine, Embassy of France in NYC, thanks to Gaetan Bruel

- immersion in Glenstone thanks to its architect Jeanne Phifer and its director/chief curator Emily Wei Rales

- breakfast with Jean-Louis Cohen, architecture critic/historian, observing the NYC skyline

- bike in Central Park with its ex director Adrian Benepe (current president of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden)

- curves & lines with Calder so many times like here at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

- diving in Yayoi Kusama installation… always “exotically”… at Hirshhorn Museum in Washington thanks to its ex deputy director Elizabeth Duggal

- my best coffees: an iced Americano with authors Leila Slimani & Sanae Lemoine, a Saturday expresso with Noguchi’s Museum director Brett Littman, a Viennese cafe with Neue Galerie NYC Museum deputy director Scott Gutterman, a cappuccino with contemporary art curator of Philadelphia Museum of Arts Erica Battle

- discovery of the Synagogue for the Arts in NYC with photographer Meryl Meisler

- thank you to Lucien Zayan the director of the Invisible Dog art center, and to Elizabeth Krief the donor of this art residency … and also to my american angel Rick & my EF mentor Gail.