- Public Art and Culture
CPZ (Cazotte, Pottier, Zaquin) is a professional
global practice dedicated to Public Art (creations within public
spaces) and culture.
Cultural values together with social, urban,
professional or corporate criterias are carefully studied before
proposals are made. We cover every aspect of the project, from
analysis to implementation. We remain in constant dialogue with
our clients to ensure a perfect result.
Multi-profesionnal teams and corporate environment.
CPZ has a long term experience of projects realisation within
CPZ - International practice
CPZ has worked with a multiplicity of artists
from every background including worldwide celebrities as well
as new comers. We have developed a thorough expertise on quality
and management control.
CPZ has organised projects in Brazil, Portugal,
USA, Great Britain, Belgium and Middle East. We are currently
particularly involved in Abu-Dhabi and Manama (Bahrain).
Experience - Past, Extracts
Lisbon, Portugal (Lisbon City hall and Ministry
of Culture): Biennale of light.
An international event gathering a group of
40 worldwide artists on the theme of light. The objective was
to enhance the historical patrimony of Lisbon and rediscover specific
Nantes, France. Court house.
(Conseil General du Maine et Loire, in partnership with Axa Art,
Cogedim, Radisson group).
A project including the transformation of the
building into a four Stars hotel and a contemporary art center.
The cultural project includes a specific program in accordance
with social, cultural and Urban issues. Relationships in between
opera and contemporary art are particularly developed. To open
Venise. Avant-Garde Walk
The project gathered a team of eighteen artists who adapted their
works to specific areas with a particular concern for water and
New York, Walk on the SoHo Side,
A rediscovery of SoHo’s cultural identity through artistic
Experience - New projects, extracts
Abu Dhabi. Project for two parks
with the theme of light.
In collaboration with Moatti & Rivière,
architects, proposal for a corporate environment.
CPZ – Team
Trained as an auctioneer in Paris (Etude Briest – now Artcurial),
Marc joined Urban, a Japanese art collection based both in Nagoya,
Tokyo, New York and Paris. He subsequently spent six years in
New York as an independent curator organizing exhibition in the
USA, Europe and Brazil such as Dan Flavin and Rodchenko. He joined
the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Cultural Attaché
in Rio de Janeiro and then Lisbon where he organised and curated
exhibitions and events such as Picasso’s ceramics or «
Luzboa », the first Biennale of the Art of Light. In 2007,
he started his own company developing an international curatorship
with particular dedication to community culture and gardens. He
is currently leading the « Garden of light » project
in Abu Dhabi and preparing a Picasso exhibition in Bahrain. He
was adviser to the Chairman of the Association de préfiguration
du Centre Européen de Création Contemporaine de
l’île Seguin de Boulogne Billancourt (2007), for the
CivEurop Foundation for the first web guide on European culture.
Marie Laure de Cazotte
Has studied Art history in both France (Sorbonne) and England
(Christie’s Education.). She has been involved in International
development at Christie’s London, with a specific role in
Monaco, Belgium and Switzerland, in auction organization and client
advising. She has created and directed Christie’s Education
in France and has published numerous articles on collectors, museums
and exhibitions. In 1999 she set up and headed Philips, de Pury
(LVMH) in France. With 20 years of experience in advising, project
development and management, she started her own company in 2004,
dealing with private transactions for worldwide collectors, advising
and organizing exhibition such as «On Earth and in Heaven,
Landscape in Photography of the 2Oth Century». She also
is a cultural adviser to Cogedim and was nominated for the creation
of the contemporary art program of the Palais de Justice de Nantes.
Holds a Major in law and is a member of the Barreau de Paris,
Nathalie worked for the Francis Briest auction house (currently
Artcurial) before joining Christie’s in London, New York
and Paris as director of the Impressionist and Modern department.
Internationally known for her experience, expertise and large
network within the art trade and private collections world she
guides the choice of private clients. Using her-depth knowledge
of 20th century history of art, she has organised numerous exhibitions
as «Art and Gastronomy», “The States of Mickey”
or “Calder, a Poetical Equilibrium“. She has lectured
at Christie’s Education and at the ESSEC and has been published
in art magazines.