Under-the-Radar French Museum Predicts Art’s Next Big Thing

THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE | Kat Herriman:

Speckled with Gothic and Renaissance-era architecture, Dijon, France is a historic art capital with contemporary clout. Once a destination for medieval pilgrims seeking out a taste of modernity, the sleepy city has become important to a new batch of believers, who pass over Dijon’s handsome facades in favor of Le Consortium, an alternative art space co-founded by Xavier Douroux and Franck Gautherot, among others, in the late ’70s. A quick train ride from Paris, the still-under-the-radar nonprofit has become one of the most influential contemporary institutions in the country, if not the world, thanks to its Midas touch… Read more

Image: A. Morin for Le Consortium

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