Collection agnès b.
Edited by agnès b. Text by Édouard Glissant, Felix Hoffmann. Contributions by Hans Ulrich Obrist, André Magnin, Clément Dirié, Kenneth Anger, Futura, Jonone, Harmony Korine, Jonas Mekas.
Collection agnès b. offers a unique view into the creative universe and artistic circle of French fashion designer agnès b., surveying the highlights of the art collection she has amassed over the decades. Her collection revolved initially around modern photography, including major ensembles by Brassaï, Diane Arbus, Helen Levitt and Weegee, as well as classic pieces by Eugène Atget and Walker Evans. But the collection soon developed to encompass contemporary art and photography, adding works by William Eggleston, Andy Warhol, Larry Clark, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Nan Goldin, Seydou Keïta, Richard Billingham, Martin Parr, Cameron Jamie, Mona Hatoum, Jim Shaw, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré and Malick Sidibé. Major works from the collection are spotlighted in this volume, alongside contributions from Kenneth Anger, Jonas Mekas, Jonone, Futura, Édouard Glissant, Harmony Korine and Hans Ulrich Obrist.