Ropac:s

today on isotopica  we
speak with
Thaddaeus Ropac,
owner and director of the eponymous european galleries…..
we converse and let our toes skim the surface of what is a deep mystery to many contemporary artists….. the art market and the gallery system..  
as ever i claim few journalistic skills and actually find myself a little out of my bleak comfort zones, and instead in the dazzling bright lights where high culture meets high commerce….
Ropac, a charming man and one time student of jospeph beuys, displays a rare authenticity, especially in comparison with some of the london galleries of which many of us are so jaded and familiar….
In reality a conversation perhaps only just begun, yet i hope you enjoy this little detour thru paris……
also featuring some rare japanese shellac 78 rpm recordings, marcel duchamp, john lennon, yoko ono and of course joseph beuys

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Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim photographed by *dennis hopper
at “ICONS OF THE SIXTIES” ropac gallery pantin 2015
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photograph chosen in memory of when isotopica last met hopper and after much laughter, we asked him to adopt us…. unfortunately….

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