By Terry Trucco
Olivier Widmaier Picasso looks the part. Or so it seemed at last night’s opening of Revealed, the exhibition of 30 photographs of 20th-century artists he curated for Sofitel.
With his compact build and energetic intensity there’s a passing 21st-century resemblance to his grandfather (his mother, Maya, is the daughter of Pablo Picasso and Marie-Therese Walter). And though a lawyer by training, his current interests orbit the art world. A license developer for the works of numerous artists, including the obvious, Widmaier Picasso also produces and hosts TV documentaries on contemporary art, opera, fashion, design, architecture and music. An English translation of his 2013 book, Picasso, Portrait Intime, is coming soon. (more…)