Damien Beguet (born 1970, Lyon, where he lives and works) explores the economic system of art and develops a reflexion about the concept of market value and the instrumentalization of the artist: with humor and cynism he parodies the codes of our society.
Art Book Magazine
In 2011, Damien Beguet and P. Nicolas Ledoux purchase the name of artist Ludovic Chemarin after he decided to end his career in 2005. Since then, they have been exploiting his name through exhibitions, conferences, and interviews. This monograph gives an overview of the project, gathering exhaustive documentation and essays from critics, historians, and lawyers.