Subtext & Discourse

Christophe Guye, gallerist and art dealer | EP48 Subtext & Discourse

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Christophe Guye was the owner and managing director of a communications agency in Zurich for 15 years, which was taken over by an international agency network in 2004. Since 2006 he has worked as a gallery owner and art dealer for contemporary photography. In the same year, he opened his gallery – formerly SCALO|GUYE Gallery – in Los Angeles, which has been based in Zurich since 2010 under the name Christophe Guye Galerie and represents numerous nationally and internationally renowned artists who have expanded the medium of photography in a broader sense context of contemporary art. During this time he has organized over a hundred exhibitions in cultural institutions, museums and partner galleries in Switzerland and abroad. The gallery is also represented at international art fairs such as Paris Photo, Photo London, Unseen Amsterdam and Photo Shanghai. In addition, he advises numerous private art collectors and institutional collections on the development and expansion of their collections. Since 2021, Christophe Guye has also been a guest lecturer at the teaching and research center for the theory and history of photography at the University of Zurich.

Interview with Christophe Guye recorded by Michael Dooney on 1. July 2022 at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, CH.