Taking place at the Grand Palais for three consecutive years, artparis has in the last 10 years become one of the most significant Parisian events for those who are active on the international art scene.
From the 19th through the 23rd of March, artparis brings together one hundred of the most dynamic galleries in the international market for modern and contemporary art. Twenty different countries will be represented.
From here and elsewhere, artistic creation of the 20th Century meets that of the 21st century as represented through the mediums of painting, sculpture, drawing, photography video, installation and performance.
Among the highlights of artparis 09
- The Prize for Contemporary Drawing of the Daniel and Florence Guerlain Foundation will be awarded on the 18th of March, 2009, at 12.00 noon at the Grand Palais to one of the three nominated artists : Frédérique Lotz, Jorge Queiroz and Sandra Vasquez de la Horra.
- The first Henriot Champagne Prize for an artist’s catalogue. Selected by a jury representative of the world of art and editions, the winner’s name will be announced on the 21st of March, 2009, in the framework of artparis.
A meeting point for professionals active in the art market, each year the fair attracts a growing number of faithful collectors and passionate amateurs. In 2008 they totaled 41,000. Next edition at the Grand Palais from the 19th to 23rd of March !