Paris Photo Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

On Tuesday morning, in the auditorium of the Centre Pompidou journalists heard Florence Bourgeois, the director of Paris Photo, and Christoph Wiesner, artistic director, reveal the programme of the 2016 edition, which will run from 10 to 13 November at the...
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Buenos Aires: Art Basel’s First Partner City

In the middle of its Hong Kong edition, Art Basel announced its new project, Art Basel Cities. The new initiative foresees organizing events in partner cities around the world. The project is a way for the already-influential fair, which is already established...
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Lydie Arickx at the Conciergerie: “I see performance more as a form of sharing rather than a show.”

The steps down to the vaulted halls of the Conciergerie lead you into the world of Lydie Arickx. Since the 9th of September, the Centre des monuments nationaux has allowed the French artist to take over the solemn halls of the revered site from dawn till dusk as...
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Finnish Government Refuses to Finance Guggenheim Helsinki

On 23 June 2015, the Solomon R. Gugghenheim foundation announced that it had chosen Art in the City, the project by Parisian agency Moreau Kusunoki, for its museum in Helsinki. At the time, the budget of over €100 million caused a lot of debate, particularly in...
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Kamel Mennour Opens London Gallery

Brexit does not seem to have phased galleries. Kamel Mennour is following on the heels of Thaddaeus Ropac, who announced the opening of a new gallery in Mayfair (See Thaddaeus Ropac Confirms New Gallery in London), and opening up a new gallery at 51 Brook Street,...
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Revamped Biennale des Antiquaires Opens at the Grand Palais

“Two years ago, all we could find was jewellery and our paintings paled in comparison. Today, we’re shining!” We caught a glimpse of André Derain and Raoul Dufy behind this happy British gallerist. Spotlighted by a minimalist scenography by Nathalie...
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Slick Art Fair 2016 Is Cancelled

More and more Parisian art fairs are cancelled. In February, FIAC Off(icielle) threw in the towel, citing the November 2015 terrorist attacks and a downturn in the art market (See FIAC Off(icielle) Officially Off). Today the Quotidien de l’art has announced that...
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Paris Photo Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

On Tuesday morning, in the auditorium of the Centre Pompidou journalists heard Florence Bourgeois, the director of Paris Photo, and Christoph Wiesner, artistic director, reveal the programme of the 2016 edition, which will run from 10 to 13 November at the Grand...

Buenos Aires: Art Basel’s First Partner City

In the middle of its Hong Kong edition, Art Basel announced its new project, Art Basel Cities. The new initiative foresees organizing events in partner cities around the world. The project is a way for the already-influential fair, which is already established in...

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