Larry Gagosian to Open New Gallery in Paris in October

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PARIS.- On October 20, 2010 Gagosian will inaugurate a new gallery in Paris. Gagosian Gallery of Paris is located in the 8th arrondissement, between Avenue Matignon and the Champs Elysees, in what is known as the ‘triangle d’or’. Occupying 900 square meters on four levels, it has over 350 square meters dedicated to public exhibition space on two floors. The second floor will be used as a ‘project space’ where special exhibitions and collaborative projects will be presented. One of the gallery’s outstanding features is its’ rectangular main gallery measuring 12 meters by 9 meters with circa 5 meters height and a skylight of 6.50 by 3.50 meters. The gallery was designed by the Paris based architect Jean-Francois Bodin in collaboration with the London based practice Caruso St. John. The renovation of the former hotel particulier has