• MAR 28 to APR 01
    Art Fair
    Art Paris Art Fair 2013 - France

    Category

    • Art Fair
    • Contemporary
    • Modern Art

    Dates and Opening hours

    MAR 28 to APR 01, 2013

    Event Location

    Art Paris Fair

    Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
    Paris
    France

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    Information

    In 2013, Art Paris Art Fair is confirming its identity as the art event that focusses on the art scenes the East (Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia). With 61 newcomers to the fair, the 2013 selection brings profound changes and a notable expansion of its international dimension. This year, 21 countries are represented (compared to 16 in 2012) and a total of 43% of participants are from abroad.
    In line with its policy of exploring the art scenes of the East, Art Paris Art Fair has invited Russia as guest of honour. A central space in the fair will be dedicated to some 11 galleries from a number of cities in Russia including, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Rostov on Don and Vladivostok while some 15 European galleries will show work by Russian artists. With around 90 artists represented, Art Paris Art Fair will be an opportunity to discover or rediscover Russian art from the 1930s to the most contemporary production.
    This year Art Paris Art Fair is launching a new section entitled “Promises” reserved for galleries that have been established for less than five years and who have never participated in the fair. Twelve galleries are taking part in this new initiative which aims to provide an opportunity to discover new talents.
    The Artdesign platform is exploring the links and cross-over between design and contemporary art. Eight cutting-edge galleries have been selected to present one-of -a-kind, exclusive pieces made by contemporary talents.
    A series of talks and a VIP programme for collectors entitled “Springtime in Paris” will focus on the best of contemporary art and contribute to highlight the role of Paris as one of Europe’s leading capitals for ar.

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