The 45th edition of FIAC

Grand Palais
Paris, France
18 – 21 October 2018

The 45th edition of FIAC will host 193 including many of the most influential specialists worldwide in the fields of modern art, contemporary art and design – will present the finest examples of artistic creation since the turn of the twentieth century; modern masters through to the latest trends, notably represented in the Lafayette Sector.

FIAC Galleries will bring together 193 galleries from 27 countries including 3 countries new to FIAC in 2018: Greece, Peru, Ireland. The exhibition spaces of the Grand Palais (FIAC Galleries) are deployed between the Nave of the Grand Palais and upstairs, the Salon d’Honneur, the Galeries Supérieures and the Salon Jean Perrin.

Among the exhibitors, the return of 15 international galleries is noteworthy: Hauser & Wirth (London, Somerset, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Zürich); Gmurzynska (Zürich, St. Moritz); The Breeder (Athens); Canada (New York); Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles); High Art (Paris); Rodolphe Janssen (Brussels); Kerlin (Dublin); Gabrielle Maubrie (Paris); Modern Art (London); Salon 94 (New York); SpazioA (Pistoia); Tim Van Laere (Antwerp); Tucci Russo (Torino); Anne de Villepoix (Paris).

The 45th edition of FIAC is likewise characterised by the participation of 17 galleries who will be exhibiting for the first time: 80M2 Livia Benavides (Lima); Andréhn-Schiptjenko (Stockholm); Antenna Space (Shanghai); Bergamin & Gomide (São Paulo); Boers-Li (Beijing, New York, Hong Kong); Ben Brown Fine Arts (London, Hong Kong); Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo, Berlin); half gallery (New York); Paul Kasmin (New York); Magician Space (Beijing), including 7 in the Lafayette Sector: Arcadia Missa (London); SANDY BROWN (Berlin); DOCUMENT (Chicago); Jan Kaps (Cologne); LOMEX (New York); Edouard Montassut (Paris); Bonny Poon (Paris).

Modern and contemporary design will again be present following its return in 2017. Five iconic galleries of international repute will exhibit: Jousse Entreprise, Galerie kreo, LAFFANOUR – Galerie Downtown, Eric Philippe, and Galerie Patrick Seguin.

FIAC Projects (formerly On Site) will present some forty sculptures and installations in situ at the Petit Palais, on the Avenue Winston Churchill (pedestrianized once again during FIAC week) and around the Grand Palais. Marc-Olivier Wahler, Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University is the guest curator for this 2018 edition of FIAC Projects.

FIAC Hors les Murs, organized in partnership with the Louvre Museum, will present an ensemble of over twenty outdoor works in the Tuileries Gardens, together with a solo exhibition of Rebecca Warren at the Musée National Eugène Delacroix. On Place Vendôme, FIAC Hors les Murs extends a carte blanche invitation to Elmgreen & Dragset to invest this emblematic Parisian site, in collaboration with Perrotin. An extension of the Hors les Murs promenade at the jardin des Tuileries, FIAC also inaugurates an ephemeral village of architectural projects on Place de la Concorde.
FIAC Programmes presents, for the duration of the fair, a freely accessible programme of performances (Parades for FIAC), conferences (Conversation Room), and film screenings (Cinéphémère) with no charge.

Image:
Andrea Bowers. Trust Women, 2018 – the artist and Capitain Petzel – Cardboard and color changing LED lights, acrylic gel medium – 102 x 249 x 16 cm