Pia Camilla Copper-Ind is a freelance curator and expert of Chinese and Iranian art. She has lived for many years on and off in Shanghai and Beijing and befriended many of the avant-garde contemporary artists during her stays there. Formerly director of Chinese art at Artcurial auction house in Paris, she also brought new emerging art to the French capital with the “Cutting Edge” sales featuring North Korean, Russian and Vietnamese art. Other recent projects include “Sous le ciel mongol” (art from Ulan Bator), “Kitai Period”, a Chinese art show in Moscow and “Sous le Radar”, a show of young Iranian art that travelled from Paris to Beirut and London. She lives between Dubai and Paris.
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It may seem strange to compare two exhibitions and a new art bar in Paris, but here goes. The three artists are Ai Weiwei (b. 1957), Henri Matisse (1869-1954), and David Lynch (b. 1946), an unlikely combination but the most inspiring of what’s on in Paris in the coming spring months.