DJ Da Pury is in da Berlin house
By The Art Newspaper. From In The Frame
Published online: 12 August 2009
Is there no limit to the talents of Simon de Pury, the energetic chairman of auction house Phillips de Pury? A press release ludicrously labelled "Purepurygraphy/Purepurypop" pinged into our email box with details of "contemporary art market power player de Pury’s exhibition of his own photographs in Berlin this autumn. The photographs exposed of Simon de Pury’s worldly travels provide an insight into his way of thinking and will be shown at the trendy Corner Berlin (21 October-31 December)." And the pr spiel continues: "Purepurygraphy is synopsis and extension, allurement and coolness, bewilderment and calm – a myriad of paradoxes through which Simon de Pury establishes yet another of his many personifications; that of a passionate and widely-off-the-beaten-track photographer." And that's not all. De Pury is set to DJ at the exhibition opening party on 21 October. Will you also be fluffing up the canapes and working the door Simon?
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