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IN PARIS, EDWARD TYLER NAHEM, NYC GALLERY OWNER, FILM & THEATER PRODUCER, GREETED BY FRANCE’S FIRST LADY, BRIGETTE MACRON, AT FIAC 2017

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  • October 24, 2017

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France's First Lady, Birgitte Macron, speaks with art dealer Edward Tyler Nahem at FIAC 2017.
Edward Tyler Nahem

At the opening of France’s important art fair, FIAC, Edward Tyler Nahem, the internationally recognized art dealer, was greeted by France’s First Lady, Brigitte Macron.  At the exhibition at Paris’ Grand Palais, Mr. Nahem, whose eponymous Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art (ETNFA) presented an exhibition of important paintings, works on paper, and sculpture from artists of the Pop Art era, including Alex Katz, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol and Tom Wesselmann.

In addition to his work in fine art, Mr. Nahem is a film and theatrical producer, whose credits include credits include “Fela!,” the Tony Award winning Broadway show and Royal National Theatre (London) hit, based on the life of the Nigerian singer and activist Fela Kuti; and “Eclipsed,” which starred Lupita Nyong'o and was nominated for six Tony Awards. He executive produced the 2008 documentary, Youssou NDour: I Bring What I Love; was both producer and executive producer of Incorruptible in 2015 and 2017’s Waiting for Hassana, a documentary set in Nigeria; and is a producer of the upcoming independent drama Monster, directed by Anthony Mandler and starring Nas, ASAP Rocky, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Jennifer Ehle, Jennifer Hudson and Jeffrey Wright.

Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, founded in 1985, specializes in modern, post-war and contemporary art and exhibits a broad range of international artists.  Located in the heart of New York City, the gallery presents monographic and thematic exhibitions at its flagship on 57th Street.  In addition, Nahem brings dynamic programming and important works to art fairs internationally, including Art Basel, Art Basel Miami, FIAC and TEFAF (New York).

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