The pursuit of collecting a new piece of art, a sculpture perhaps or just that perfect objet d’art for your environ is sometimes fraught with the “will it look right?” and an uneasy quandary of what you should do. Well, cue the brilliant Amélie du Chalard, a 31-year-old collector, and founder of Zeuxis Paris - the Maison d'Art Amelie is a showcase for paintings, engravings, sculptures, photographs, videos and works of art.
Aficionados of abstract art can view the pieces into a familiar domestic interior before acquiring the work of their choice.
Just off Rue des Martyrs in Paris, in the 9th arrondissement, Zeuxis, named after the Antiquity Greek painter, is staged in a rather gorgeous Hotel Particulier restored, transformed and designed by Parisian agency Batiik Studio where they preserved all the original elements dating from the 19th century such as the Eiffel and Haussmann beams have been preserved; the house exhibits a modern chic interior.
Zeuxis is a new concept of contemporary art gallery in Paris where novices and more assertive collectors can, by appointment, project themselves into a familiar domestic interior before acquiring the work of their choice. A different proposal that gives a new breath to the traditional galleries often perceived by art lovers as too intimidating.
Amélie du Chalard, has a particular eye and impeccable taste when the subject matter refers to art and is the go-to person to find your ‘happiness, by appointment only. At Amelie’s, art lives naturally. The gallery has been imagined as a town house, where artworks illuminate every room.
So next time in Paris – line yourself up an appointment at Zeuxis Contemporary Art Gallery for some one-on-one visual eye candy for your next piece of art work – as orchestrated by the charismatic Amélie.
Reside at La Réserve Hotel & Spa Paris - Built in 1854 by Napoleon III’s half-brother, the Duc de Morny, this 1850s private mansion turned hotel with 26 suites designed by Jacques Garcia, is located on avenue Gabriel, facing the Grand Palais across the wooded Jardin des Champs-Elysées.