Okó is without doubt the smallest French company to have created its own corporate foundation. The reason for it is simple: we are an agency with a reputation for its creativity and commitment to the emergence of new ideas and concepts. Our passion for contemporary art is the natural extension of our job but also a way to express our era, its faults and its beauty.
For this, we started to build up a collection of 400 works of contemporary art surrounding a universal theme – Man and his Excesses. This collection represents more than 150 artists from more than 50 countries. It combines all techniques: painting, sculpture, photography, installations, video and mixed media. Some of these works decorate the walls of our offices in Clichy and our teams and clients evolve among 40 works which are changed every year.
Our commitment has taken on a new form as a result of setting up a space open to the general public in Senlis in the Oise. Two to three times a year, we invite a well-known artist (from our collection) to come and exhibit his work along with other works from our collection. We regularly loan our works to museums and institutions for their exhibitions.
To find out more: www.fondationfrances.com.