Bora Bora Art Gallery & Artist Studio

Alain Despert

News & Reviews

Town & Country - June 1990 

Alain Despert Paintings

Arts & Antiques - March 1991 

Absolut Despert

Connoisseur - April 1991 

Absolut Despert

La Depeche de Tahiti - August 1991 

"Alain Despert Ambassador of Bora Bora"

Absolut Artist of the 90s Book Published 1991

"Leading artists of the decade"

Wire Miami Beach - Feb. 17, 1994

Cover Photo & Inside Story "Alain Despert: From Bora Bora to South Beach"

The Miami Herald - March 20, 1994

"French Artist Puts Art Deco District All Over Canvas"

Beach Weekly Miami - March 1994

"Alain Despert Absolut Genius"

Absolut Book - Published 1996

Absolut Despert

Art Business News - June 1997

"Best Buddies Offers Print By Despert"

Where Dallas - January 2000

Cover & Inside Story "Alain Despert Paints the Town Red"

Art Business News - September 2000

"Alain Despert Commissioned By Absente"

Art in America - November 2000

Alain Despert: The Divine Comedy Series

Art Business News - April 2001

"Advertising & Art" Alain Despert, Andy Warhol, etc.

Art in America - May 2001

Alain Despert: The Chalkboard Series

Home Design - May 2001

"Artist Alain Despert paints from the palette of his life"

Cigar Aficionado - August 2001

Absinthe Refined by Alain Despert

Rakuda Magazine Japan - 2005

Alain Despert & Musee Gauguin

Reva Tahiti - April 2006

12 page feature printed in English, French & Japanese "Alain Despert and Bora Bora"

La Depeche de Tahiti - July 22, 2006

"Alain Despert paints the Dalai Lama"

Chicago Tribune - December 6, 2006

ART REVIEW by Alan G. Artner: Tribune Art Critic

Art Culinaire #82 - Fall 2006

Absinthe Refined by Alain Despert

St. Regis Corporate Press Release New York - July 2, 2007

Exclusive partnerships with some of the world's most sought after brands and personalities, including Alain Despert, etc.

La Depeche de Tahiti 2008

Alain Despert St. Regis Project: Polynesian Gods and Goddesses.

Architectural Digest - August 2008

"Island Paradise Found" Discover the Art of Living in Bora Bora.

La Depeche de Tahiti - March 13, 2011

"Paintings of the seas by Alain Despert"

The Sunday Times of Malta - September 2, 2012

Alain Despert "Art in the City"

Spinnaker - The Royal Malta Yacht Club, October 2012

Alain Despert "Art at Sea"

M for Men Malta - October 2012

Alain Despert "The Ambassador to Malta"

The Malta Independent - December 9, 2012

"The President of Malta unveils new painting by Alain Despert"

Malta Today - December 9, 2012

"The President of Malta inaugurates new painting by Alain Despert"

The Malta Independent - January 6, 2013

Alain Despert "Bright Spark"

January 14, 2013 - From Bora Bora to Malta

Despert's premier exhibition in Malta. Opening reception inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. George Abela, President of Malta.

Indulge - January 17, 2013

"Divinely, definitively, Despert"

The Malta Independent - January 20, 2013

"Alain Despert Exhibition"

The Sunday Times of Malta - January 27, 2013

"Alain Despert: From Bora Bora to Malta"

The Malta Independent - January 27, 2013

"Alain Despert: From Bora Bora to Malta"

The Malta Independent - February 2, 2013

"President Opens Despert Exhibition"

TV Malta - February 7, 2013

Mariella Bencini interviews Alain Despert (in Maltese & English)

Insider Malta - April 2013

"Alain Despert: From hotelier to the heights of art"

Deluxe Mallorca - Autum 2014

"Alain Despert: Paradise on Canvas"

Gold Man Slovakia - March 2015

"Alain Despert"

Four Seasons Magazine - February 2016

"Celebrate with a work of art in Bora Bora by Alain Despert"

Financial Times of London Weekend - Nov. 18, 2016

excerpt "Despert & Gauguin"

Four Seasons Corporate Los Angeles - Press Release, March 2020

"Announcing Experiential Partnership with Acclaimed Artist Alain Despert"

Trip Advisor, October 2021 -

 "The 10 BEST French Polynesia Art Galleries"

"The 5 BEST Bora Bora Art Galleries"

#1 Alain Despert

Google Reviews, October 2021