FIAC 2018
October 18-21, 2018

Dieter Appelt, Erinnerungsspur (Memory Trace), 2014 / Françoise Paviot, Paris; Thomas Schulte, Berlin

For its 45th edition, which will take place from October 18 to 21, 2018 in Paris, FIAC is pleased to host, within the prestigious halls of the Grand Palais, an exacting selection of modern art, contemporary art, and design galleries, among the most emblematic of the international scene.

This year, the list of galleries brings together exhibitors from 25 countries, including 2 new countries (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, the United States, France, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Mexico, Norway, the Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Tunisia).

 

Alicja Kwade, Revolution (Gravitas), 2018 / Kamel Mennour, Paris, London

Aurélie Pétrel Axonométrie, 2017 / Ceysson & Bénétière, Paris, Luxembourg, Saint-Étienne, New York

Ahn Kyuchul, The Glasses, 1992-2018 / Kukje Gallery, Seoul

Haegue Yang, Sol LeWitt Vehicles / Kukje, Seoul

This 45th edition of FIAC is notably marked by the return of 13 major international galleries: Hauser & Wirth (London, Somerset, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Zurich); Gmurzynska (Zurich, St. Moritz); The Breeder (Athens); Canada (New York); Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles); High Art (Paris); Rodolphe Janssen (Brussels); Paul Kasmin (New York); Modern Art (London); Salon 94 (New York); Tim Van Laere (Antwerp); Tucci Russo (Torino); Anne de Villepoix (Paris); and the first participation of 12 galleries: 80M2 Livia Benavides (Lima); Antenna Space (Shanghai); Bergamin & Gomide (São Paulo); Gerhardsen Gerner (Oslo, Berlin); Magician Space (Beijing), including 7 in the Lafayette Sector: Arcadia Missa (London); Sandy Brown (Berlin); Document Space (Chicago); Jan Kaps (Köln); LOMEX (New York); Edouard Montassut (Paris); and Bonny Poon (Paris).

 

Rosa Barba, Vistamare/Vistamarestudio, Pescara, Milano

Luke Murphy, Pixel Glister, 2018 / CANADA, New York

Lev Dance Company (Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar), Ocd Love, 2016

Vladimir Skoda, Sphère De Ciel – Ciel De Sphères, 2004-2018 / Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul

FIAC Projects

FIAC Projects presents sculptures and installations in situ, within the prestigious setting of the Petit Palais, around the Grand Palais, and on Avenue Winston Churchill, pedestrianized again this year during FIAC week. Instigated by FIAC, the pedestrianization of the avenue has enabled the reconstruction of the original esplanade of the 1900 World Fair, thus connecting the Petit Palais and the Grand Palais. The ensemble creates an unprecedented platform to exhibit artworks within an historic museum context.

FIAC Projects is conceived in collaboration with Marc-Olivier Wahler, Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. He collaborates with the curatorial teams of the Petit Palais and FIAC’s artistic directors to select the artworks presented in the Petit Palais.

 

Ugo Rondinone / Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, New York

Thu Van Tran, Peau Blanche, 2017 / Meessen De Clercq, Brussels

Wolfgang Laib, Zikkurat, 2005 / Thaddaeus Ropac, London, Paris, Salzburg

Fiac Hors les Murs

FIAC Hors les Murs is a parcours of outdoor artworks inviting the public to discover a cartography of public installations presented in the city unfolded in various emblematic venues among the most prestigious of Paris. FIAC showcases an unrivaled artistic parcours in free access, offering artists a unique occasion to dialogue with Paris’ heritage. FIAC Hors les Murs is held in several venues: the Jardin des Tuileries, the Musée National Eugène Delacroix and the Place Vendôme.

 

Elad Lassry / Exhibition: Le Plateau, Frac Ile-de-France

Dave Heath / Exhibition at Le Bal

Gregor Hildebrandt, Saüle, 2018 / Perrotin

Elad Lassry / Exhibition: Le Plateau, Frac Ile-de-France

Fiac Programs

PERFORMANCES: Parades for FIAC, is a festival dedicated to performative practices and exchanges between contemporary art disciplines.

CONVERSATIONS: FIAC presents a conference program entitled The Conversation Room, a platform for exchanges and interactions between disciplines of contemporary creation.

ARTISTS’ FILMS: Short artists’ films are screened every day in the Cinéphémère, in a 14-seat cinema especially equipped for this purpose. The program is curated by Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez.

 

FIAC / International Contemporary Art Fair 2018
October 18 – 21, 2018 / Grand Palais, Petit Palais & Hors les Murs, Paris
October 17, 2018 / Invitation Preview
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