What does the acronym BFK (Rives) stand for? A small family concern created in 1787 in Rives, in the French Department of Isère, the Blanchet de Rives paper mill became Blanchet Frères & Kléber in 1820 when brothers Augustin and Victor Blanchet joined forces with Jean-Antoine Didier Kléber.
Today, ARCHES® is very proud to present to photographers & printmakers its new range of papers for high-end fine art digital printing. These papers have an innovative surface coating specially developed by its research centres. These are the whitest papers on the market made on a cylinder mould without optical brighteners!
Picasso and the Comic Strip was the theme of one of the two not-to-be-missed exhibitions at the Musée Picasso in Paris at the end of 2020. The second one entitled Picasso Poet was to have run at the same time. They shared a common theme, the link between text and image in the work of Pablo Picasso.
Giang Dinh was born in Hue, Vietnam in 1966. When he was about 7 years old, his parents gave him some books on origami. He studied architecture, but the Vietnam War broke out and the family lost everything. But he still had in his memory a few traditional origami models that he had learned from those books. He moved to the United States to continue his architecture studies. The one day in 1996, by chance he came across one of the books he parents had given him in a bookshop…
Fabien Verschaere will be showing his “Everyday is Your Birthday” project, consisting of 45 drawings done on white Velin d’ARCHES® 400 gsm paper, as part of the Immortality in the Cloud exhibition at the Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul (Korea) from 22 February to 12 May 2019.
Maryam Eisler’s second solo exhibition, Imagining Tina: A Dialogue With Edward Weston will take place in London from February 8th to March 2nd, 2019.