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Gramercy 32 Fine Arts
About 32 Fine Arts 32 Fine Arts is located in New York City. We specialize in European works between 1890 to 1945, contemporary artists influenced by the Impressionist French School, photography and contemporary art with an emphasis on figurative artists. 32 Fine Arts promotes the acquisition of important works of art at reasonable prices. Works from the 19th Century are acquired from private collections and auctions throughout Europe with a special emphasis on France. Brigitte Saint-Ouen, founder, director, and curator of 32 Fine Arts conducts exhaustive research on the authenticity and provenance of each painting and also obtains as much information as possible about the artists and their works. Her acquisition strategy is based on consistent fine quality, value and the excellence of condition. Each work of art sold is carefully researched, and each is accompanied with a signed Certificate of Authenticity. The 19th Century paintings available for sale are all owned by the Gallery, as we personally believe in the importance of investment. Priced between $2,000 - $500,000, art patrons are assured of the best value in the acquisition of not only 19th Century works but also more contemporary art. 32 Fine Arts reflect the rediscovery the European oil paintings antique at fair prices. Founded in 2000, 32 Fine Arts is a labor of love for Brigitte Saint-Ouen. A one-time protégé of Madame Simone Karoff, who for 50 years helmed the acquisitions and collections of Wally-Findlay Galleries (14 East 57th Street), Brigitte left Wally Findlay Galleries after 11 years to open 32 Fine Arts. Brigitte's deep passion for art began as a child growing up in Paris and was fostered by her parents who took her to museums, antique markets and art fairs in the Cote-D'Azur, Provence, Brittany and Normandy. The elder Saint-Ouens shared and encouraged their interests, love of beauty and aesthetics of different regions with Brigitte. After completing three years of studies at the School of the Louvre Brigitte had a serendipitous meeting with the aforementioned Madame Karoff. Brigitte began a rigorous and intensive period of apprenticeship at Wally-Findlay where Brigitte further developed her passion and interest in art. 32 Fine Arts has been proud to present a visual paradise to those looking for French Post impressionistic works and the finest contemporary artists, who embrace the influences of impressionism like Edwige Mitterrand. 32 Fine Arts aims to break down the barrier that exists between the traditional art of France and the activities of a younger generation of artists. 32 Fine Arts has been helping individuals, corporations and decorators to build their collections of paintings, sculptures, drawing and tapestries since June 2002. September 2002 was the first exhibition was devoted to outsider art call also in France "ART BRUT" with Philippe Aini, another innovative exhibition took place on March 2004 with Danielle Lebriquir a French female outsider artist. 32 Fine Arts is nestled high above the bustle of cityscape with a panoramic view of the Empire State Building, it is a new non-traditional exhibition space. Collaborating with world renown architects, Kimberly Sheppard AIA (www.GabelliniAssociates.com) and Thomas McKay-Architecture/Design (www.McKay-Architects.com), a unique city pied-a-terre configuration with authentic streaming daylight highlighting a pristine, true-life exhibition space. Brigitte believes it is important for clients to view the special works in an elegant living environment rather than an imagined one---making the experience more realistic and enjoyable. 32 Fine Arts pride itself in maintaining a close relationship with our clients as their collections develop and expand. Working to build on acquisitions for a coherent collection, 32 Fine Arts has worked with collectors, corporations and designers. Please visit this site often to stay informed of new developments. Your questions and comments are appreciated. Whether you are a new or a veteran collector or simply an art lover, you will always be welcome at 32 Fine Arts.
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Starts Dec 14, 2004 6:00 PM GMTNew York, NY