Esther Kim Varet discusses both VSF’s Hollywood relocation and her vision for the new Johnston MarkLee designed gallery in a number of recent write-ups.

“I want the gallery to become a sculptural object,” Varet explains to W Magazine journalist Michael Slenske. “I want it to feel alive.”

Meanwhile, Christopher Wyrick asks for Art in America:


“Does the transition to a larger space in such a high-­profile new location feel like graduating to the big leagues?”

“It doesn’t, really,’ Varet said. ‘If it was laid out in a book, my first two years in Venice would be the introduction. And this would be chapter one”

For more on chapter one at VSF, check out the complete articles below!

W Magazine, October 2014
Art in America, October 2014
ARTINFO, September 2014
Artnews, September 2014
Art Media Agency, October 2014
Glasstire, October 2014