Mr. Lucien Viola

Art Collector

Art historian from the Institute of Fine Arts of the New York University, both specialist in ancient Egyptian (he is a former student of Bernard Bothmer) and in contemporary art.  Active in New York between 1970-1991 as an antiquities dealer (Galerie L’Ibis), being the grandson of the legendary Egyptian ancient art dealer Maurice Nahman, he subsequently moved to Marrakech where he opened a gallery for contemporary art. Collecting ancient Moroccan artefacts, textiles and ceramics, he is opening a museum of ancient Moroccan art in the old part of the city.



Cercle de Lorraine


On 08 June 2013 at 17:00

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