The Custot gallery, founded by Stéphane Custot, is opening a new space in Dubai on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial zone Al Quoz, the city’s cultural district.
The inaugural exhibition, “The World Meets Here”, is on from 14 March to 7 May 2016. The exhibition presents works by Chu Teh-Chun, Ian Davenport, Nicolas de Staël, Barry Flanagan, Peter Halley, Robert Indiana, Jedd Novatt, Marc Quinn, Pablo Reinoso, James Rosenquist, Frank Stella, Bernar Venet and Fabienne Verdier.
Born in Paris in 1963, Stéphane Custot studied law and art history. He was director of the Hopkins-Thomas gallery in Paris in 1988, renamed the Hopkins-Custot gallery since 2001. He opened the Custot gallery in London in 2005. Cofounder of the PAD in Paris and London, he joined forces with Leslie Waddington to found Waddington Custot Galleries in 2010. On the strength of 25 years of experience in Paris and London, Stéphane Custot is opening a new 700m2 venue with ceiling height of 9 metres, to create an exceptional space for showing art.