FIAC 2019 Paris
17 Oct at 10:00 – 20 Oct at 07:00
For its 46th edition which will take place in the Grand Palais in Paris from October 17th through October 20th 2019, FIAC will host a carefully curated selection of galleries specializing in modern and contemporary art, together with a tightly focused group ofmarket leaders in the field of modern and contemporary design.
FIAC Galleries will bring together 197 galleries from 29 countries including 2 countries represented at FIAC for the very first time (Ivory Coast and Iran) and 3 countries who are returning to FIAC in 2019 (Iceland, Poland and the Czech Republic).
Among the exhibitors, the return of 9 galleries of international scope is noteworthy: Lisson (London, New York, Shanghai), Nara Roesler (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York), Contemporary Fine Arts (Berlin), hunt kastner (Prague), Campoli Presti (Paris, London), Tomio Koyama (Tokyo), Galerie Papillon (Paris), Sprovieri (London), Baronian Xippas (Brussels).
FIAC 2019 likewise features the inaugural presence of 25 galleries from across the world, each a reference in their given field of expertise: Lévy Gorvy (London, New York, Hong Kong, Zürich), The Box (Los Angeles), Meyer Kainer (Vienna), Barbara Wien (Berlin), Magnin-A (Paris), Jacky Strenz (Frankfurt), BERG Contemporary (Reykjavik), Dastan Gallery (Tehran), apalazzo (Brescia), Laveronica (Modica), Kate MacGarry (London), JTT (New York), Simone Subal (New York), Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjian, Dakar, Paris), Lyles & Kings (New York), Joseph Tang (Paris), Hopkins (Paris), Barbara Weiss (Ber-lin) ; including 7 in the Lafayette Sector : Jenny’s (Los Angeles), Gianni Manhattan (Vienna), Mariane Ibrahim (Chicago), PM8 (Vigo), Dawid Radziszewski (Warsaw), Soft Opening (London) and Weiss Falk (Basel).
FIAC and the Galeries Lafayette Group affirm their joint will to promote emerging artists and galleries through the Lafayette Sector whose 10 participants receive significant financial support from the Galeries Lafayette Group, Official Partner of FIAC since 2009.
Following its return in 2017, modern and contemporary design confirms its presence at FIAC. Five galleries of undisputed international repute will exhibit: Jousse entreprise, Galerie kreo, LAFFANOUR – Galerie Downtown, Eric Philippe, and Galerie Patrick Seguin.FIAC’s signature program, FIAC Projects, will present some thirty sculptures and installations within the prestigious exhibition rooms and grounds of the Petit Palais, in the environs of the Grand Palais and on the Avenue Winston Churchill, pedestrianized during FIAC week.
This year, FIAC Projects is conceived in collaboration with Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel, chief curator of the next Riga Biennial. In her capacity as invited curator, Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel participates in the selection of artworks together with FIAC and the curatorial teams of the Petit Palais and is responsible for the conception and design of the exhibition presented within the Petit Palais.
FIAC Hors les Murs 2019 will present an ensemble of over twenty outdoor works in the Jardin Tuileries, together with a solo exhibition of the British artist Glenn Brown in collaboration with Max Hetzler (Berlin, Paris, London…) at the musée national Eugène-Delacroix.
On Place Vendôme, in collaboration with Victoria Miro Gallery (London, Venezia), FIAC Hors les Murs extends a carte blanche invitation to the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to create an in situ artwork for this historically and sym-bolically charged Parisian venue.
In a spectacular and unprecedented development of its Hors les Murs program, for the second consecutive year FIAC presents an ephemeral village of architectural projects on the most iconic of all Parisian squares, thePlace de la Concorde.
The inaugural edition of FIAC’s renowned outdoor sculpture program FIAC Hors les Murs, took place in 2006 in collaboration with the Louvre Museum. Since then it is widely recognized as a precursor and a model for similar initiatives in the fair landscape.
For the duration of the fair, FIAC Programmes presents a freely accessible program of performances (Parades for FIAC), conferences (Conversation Room), and film screenings (Cinéphémère).FIAC 2019 at a glance: 197 galleries from 29 countries (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Ivory Coast*, Czech Republic*, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland*, Iran*, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland*, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States).