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Frédéric Jousset: From the Beaux-Arts tradition to the innovation of Art Explora

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Frédéric Jousset: From the Beaux-Arts tradition to the innovation of  Art Explora By Claudia Moscovici Frédéric Jousset  has spanned the gamut in the arts in the course of his career. Raised in an artistic family—his mother, Marie-Laure Jousset was the Chief Curator at Beaubourg and his father, Hubert Jousset, was President of the  École normale de musique de Paris —Jousset has played a key role in French culture. He began his career in the fields of marketing and finance, which he later relied upon to support and fund the arts. In 1994, he started working for  L’Oréal  (Kérastase) in several marketing roles, followed by managing private equity funds for the international investment firm  Bain & Company . In 2000, he partnered with  Olivier Duha  to establish his own Internet search company, called  Webhelp SA . The firm spread to over 40 countries across the world, generating nearly 1.5 billion Euros in revenues in 2019. While thriving as a businessman, Jousset did not fo

Carole Feuerman’s Art: Verisimilitude, Aesthetic Value and Artistic Freedom

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Carole Feuerman’s Art: Verisimilitude, Aesthetic Value and Artistic Freedom By Claudia Moscovici   Carole Feuerman‘s life-like–yet larger-than-life sculptures–are known throughout the world. During the 1970’s, she was a pioneer of Hyperrealism, along with Duane Hanson and John De Andrea.   Her works have been featured at the Queens Museum in 1987, at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in 2000 and the travelling exhibit curated by Stephen C. Foster at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. They also have been exhibited at the prestigious Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy. Recently, she had solo museum shows at Markowicz Fine Art at Art Miami, in Palermo and at the Los Angeles Modern Auction, among others. Feuerman received countless awards for her art, including the Amelia Peabody Award and first prizes in the Austrian Biennale and the Florence Bi