Bonjour from Paris! Welcome to Art Heart Radio!

We’re your hosts, Eric and Zara; two expats bringing you the latest from the dynamic worlds of Art & Design. Join us for insightful interviews with artists, gallerists and influential tastemakers shaping the art & design universe in the City of Light! Also tune in for news on upcoming events, exciting art fairs and must see exhibitions. It’s all here and we can’t wait to share it with you! Merci for listening! 

Episode 6: Special Art Paris

Bonjour from Art Paris! 

Come along as fair director Guillaume Piens personally guides this dynamic exploration, and savor an exclusive glimpse into some of his favorite promising galleries.. Featuring a series of short interviews with contemporary art galleries and artists, this special episode was recorded LIVE at the Grand Palais Ephémère. 

Episode 5: Interview with Guillaume Piens

In this ART HEART RADIO podcast, Eric and Zara are so excited to be joined by Guillaume Piens. Guillaume is an art historian by training, artistic director of cultural events, and an avid art collector. He worked among others for FIAC, the International Contemporary Art Fair, and he directed the Paris Photo Fair from 2008 to 2011. 

Today, Guillaume is the director of Art Paris; the leading springtime event for Modern and Contemporary art at the Grand Palais Ephemere in Paris. 

The show dates are April 7-10.

Come along as Guillaume takes us behind the scenes of the upcoming 24th edition of the fair. Enjoy an insider’s glimpse of the fascinating universe of international art collecting. Listen as Guillaume shares his vision for Art Paris, and talks about the challenges and rewards of creating the world’s first sustainable art fair. Additionally, Guillaume speaks to us about the importance of the Environmental and Nature inspired themes of this year’s show. 

With 130 exhibitors from 23 countries, more than 900 artists represented, and a record breaking number of attendees in 2021, Art Paris Art Fair is a driving force behind Paris’ cultural and artistic renaissance. Join us for this stimulating conversation ! Thank you for listening !

Episode 4: Delve into the artworld with French artist Aude Herlédan

Aude Harlédan is a sculptor and painter based between Paris and Sologne in the northern France region. She also manages the 1831 Art Gallery with her husband Jean-Louis Herlédan  in Saint Germain dès Pres, Paris. In this episode we chat with Aude about her childhood in Africa and the multiple influences on her practice as well as the secret white matter that is prevalent in most of her abstract paintings. IG: @audeherledan@ 1831artgallery @artheartwalkingtours @ateliertoursparis @zcurated 

Episode 3: Meet gallerist Alexandre Lorquin of the Dina Vierny Gallery

Alexandre Lorquin co-manages the gallery with his brother Pierre Lorquin. The oldest gallery in Saint Germain dès Pres, the Dina Vierny Gallery is named after their illustrious grandmother famous for being Aristide Maillol’s muse. In case you didn’t know, Maillol was one of France’s most iconic sculptors, known for his avant-garde works. Their latest project is the Pal Project – more on that soon! IG @ Galerie.dinavierny @ lorquinlerequin @artheartwalkingtours @ateliertoursparis @zcurated 

Episode 2: Art Education & the Art Market in Paris with Cynthia Cervantes

In today’s podcast, we are delighted to be joined in the World Radio Paris studio by Cynthia Cervantes, Head of the International Department at IESA INTERNATIONAL Art & Business School in Paris. Cynthia is responsible for guiding the programs and strategies that direct their forward thinking curriculum and degree programs. In addition to being an inspiring mentor, Cynthia is an influential force in the universe where art and business come together in Paris. Please listen to this insightful conversation about contemporary art, technology and how digital influences are shaping culture, higher education and the art world.

@artheartwalkingtours @ateliertoursparis @zcurated @cynthiacervantes53 and @iesa_international_paris 

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