21 - 24 October 2021
Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris.
From October 21st to October 24th, for its 47th edition, FIAC is pleased to bring together over 170 galleries from 25 countries at the Grand Palais Ephémère and the Galerie Eiffel, which has been specifically installed for FIAC as an extension of the structure on the Champ-de-Mars. The selection will include modern art, contemporary art, and design galleries, as well as editions, from France and other European countries, Great Britain, North and South America, Asia, Africa as well as the Middle East. The physical fair will be enriched by the return of FIAC Online Viewing Rooms, powered by Artlogic, whose inaugural edition was enthusiastically received earlier this spring. Exhibitors presented at the Champ-de-Mars will be joined by a selection of 43 galleries who will exhibit exclusively online. The list will be announced shortly.
For its 2021 edition, in its General Sector, FIAC will include the most prestigious galleries of the French and international scene: Galerie 1900-2000 (Paris), Air de Paris (Paris), Almine Rech (Paris, Brussels, London, New York, Shanghai), Applicat Prazan (Paris), Art : Concept (Paris), Massimo de Carlo (Milano, London, Hong Kong, Paris), Chantal Crousel (Paris), Paula Cooper (New York), Gagosian (Paris, New York, Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong), Gladstone Gallery (New York, Brussels), Marian Goodman (Paris, New York), Karsten Greve (Paris, Cologne, St. Moritz), Hauser & Wirth (London, Somerset, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Zürich), Xavier Hufkens (Brussels), Lelong & Co (Paris, New York), kamel mennour (Paris, London), Nahmad Contemporary (New York), neugerriemschneider (Berlin), Nathalie Obadia (Paris, Brussels), Pace (New York, London, Hong Kong, Palo Alto, Seoul, Genève), Perrotin (Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai), TEMPLON (Paris, Brussels), Thaddaeus Ropac (Paris, Salzburg, London), Esther Schipper (Berlin), Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois (Paris), Van de Weghe (New York), White Cube (London, Hong Kong), Jocelyn Wolff (Paris), Zeno X (Antwerp), David Zwirner (New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris), and more. This year, 32 new French and international galleries will join the General Sector. Among them: christian berst art brut (Paris), Andrew Edlin (New York), Layr (Vienna), Marfa’ (Beirut), Sies + Höke (Düsseldorf), Deborah Schamoni (Munich), Sultana (Paris), Rachel Uffner (New York), Zeno X (Antwerp).
FIAC pursues its engagement towards emerging galleries, notably through the Young Galleries Sector. The ten galleries selected - Bel Ami (Los Angeles), Noah Klink (Berlin), Öktem Aykut (Istanbul), Dawid Radziszewski (Warszawa), sans titre (2016) (Paris), Chris Sharp Gallery (Los Angeles), Martina Simeti (Milano), Soft Opening (London), Sweetwater (Berlin), Weiss Falk (Basel) - will receive financial support of 50% of booth costs to contribute to their participation. The Design Sector, present at FIAC since 2017, will host key galleries from the furniture market and modern and contemporary design: Jousse entreprise – Mobilier d’architecte (Paris), Galerie kreo (Paris, London), LAFFANOUR – Galerie Downtown (Paris), Eric Philippe (Paris), et Galerie Patrick Seguin (Paris). FIAC reinforces the presence of galleries of fine art editions and multiples: mfc-michèle didier (Paris, Bruxelles), Gilles Drouault galerie/ multiples (Paris), Éditions Dilecta (Paris), Galerie 8 + 4 (Paris), Florence Loewy (Paris), TCHIKEBE (Marseille), STPI (Singapore), WE DO NOT WORK ALONE (Paris), Éditions Sylvain Courbois (Lille).
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FIAC renews its cultural programmes with its iconic FIAC Hors les Murs exhibition: over twenty sculptures, installations, and in-situ creations will be presented in collaboration with the Domaine national du Louvre et des Tuileries at the Jardin des Tuileries. The musée national Eugène Delacroix will feature an exhibition by Jean Claracq, curated by Claire Bessède (Director of the musée national Eugène Delacroix). The exhibition will create a dialogue between paintings by Eugène Delacroix around the theme of youth, and the œuvre of Jean Claracq, in collaboration with the gallery Sultana (Paris). A monumental artwork by Alexander Calder, Flying Dragon (1975), is presented on Place Vendôme, in collaboration with the Ville de Paris and Gagosian. FIAC Programmes will be completed by the Conversation Room, a cycle of conferences, and the performance programme Parades for FIAC.
The Petit Palais, a partner institution of FIAC since 2016, will present a solo exhibition by Jean-Michel Othoniel, Le Théorème de Narcisse, in collaboration with Perrotin.