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Ciléne Andréhn Combining Passion and Integrity

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Gallerist Ciléne Andréhn is one half of the duo behind the ever-so-cool Andréhn-Schiptjenko with locations in both Stockholm and Paris. We sat down with her to discuss the three decades she has dedicated to the arts and what lies on the horizon.

Ciléne Andréhn © Colombe Clier Ciléne Andréhn Combining Passion and Integrity

Ciléne Andréhn © Colombe Clier

What sparked your vocation? My grandmother was a very important person to me and instilled in me her passion for the arts. My first job was working as a communications consultant for the Swedish Government; it was quite boring but I was good at it. At the time I had just come to Stockholm and I got connected with the art scene there—that gave me the idea to apply this talent in communications towards something I was really passionate about. I started a gallery that was funded by other people; it was in this gallery that I hired Marina Schiptjenko. We were almost immediately…
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