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Events Paris Fiac 2016

Tom Wesselmann
Bedroom Blonde with T.V.
1984-93
Detail
Oil on canvas on board with working tv
106,1 x 152,4 x 55,9 cm
Courtesy of The Estate of Tom Wesselmann and Almine Rech Gallery

Events Paris Fiac 2016

Peng Yun
Summer of Xiao Duos
on view at ASIA NOW 2016
Courtesy of Peng Yun and Vanguard Gallery

Events Paris Fiac 2016

Fiac 2016 Nocturne

LAUNCH SLIDESHOW

The Events Not To Miss in Paris Next Week During FIAC

We handpicked the top events taking place during FIAC this year so that you can get your name on the RSVP list.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

TOM WESSELMANN: A DIFFERENT KIND OF WOMAN OPENING AT ALMINE RECH
Almine Rech Gallery welcomes guests to the opening of Tom Wesselmann‘s “A Different Kind of Woman.” Featuring a selection of historical works inspired by the artist’s 1970 exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery in New York, viewers can also watch the first restaging of Wesselmann’s performance piece “Bedroom Tit Box,” among other key pieces.
11 AM-9 PM
64 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
Access: Free and open to the public

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

BHARTI KHER OPENING AT GALERIE PERROTIN
Galerie Perrotin will host a public opening for the artist’s fourth solo show with the gallery. The exhibition presents a large set of new and recent works, like the life-sized sculpture, “Six Women.”
4 PM-9 PM
76 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
Access: Free and open to the public

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

JOSÉPHINE MECKSEPER OPENING AT GAGOSIAN GALLERY
Gagosian Gallery will host the opening for New York-based German artist Joséphine Meckseper‘s latest show. Diving into her shop window installations, viewers will be able to witness her take on the aesthetic language of Modernism, and the formal language of advertising and the commercial world.
6-8 PM
4 Rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris
Access: Free and open to the public

PREVIEW AND VERNISSAGE OF ASIA NOW ART FAIR
Be sure to visit ASIA NOW before the public opening to get an insider experience of the fair at its new location, with a broader range of galleries presenting both blue chip and emerging artists. Also this evening, don’t miss the fair’s group exhibition curated by Hervé Mikaeloff with Matthias Arndt.
Preview: 3:30-6:30 PM
Vernissage: 6:30-9:30 PM
9 Avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris
Access: Invitation only

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

NOCTURNE DES GALERIES
During the fair, Fiac is encouraging visitors to step out into the city Thursday evening, to see exhibitions on view at galleries around Paris. Galleries will hold later hours for visiting, as well as hold public opening for new group, solo, and thematic exhibitions.
6-10 PM
Various locations
Access: Free and open to the public

EARLY ACCESS AND VERNISSAGE OF OUTSIDER ART FAIR
Get an early look of the fourth edition of the Outsider Art Fair. With a total of 38 exhibitors, 15 are newcomers. This year the fair called upon Gérard Audinet of the Maison de Victor Hugo to organize an exhibition of Mediumistic art.
Early Access: 2-6 PM
Vernissage: 6-10 PM
Hôtel du Duc 22 rue de la Michodière, 75002 Paris
Access: By invitation only

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

MAURIZIO CATTELAN OPENING AT MONNAIE DE PARIS
Monnaie de Paris will be hosting the opening of Maurizio Cattelan‘s latest show. NOT AFRAID OF LOVE promises to be full of surprises for viewers, as the Italian sculptor returns after announcing his retirement in 2011. Renowned for his provocative portraits, viewers will be able to see how the artist found his place within the walls of the beautiful Monnaie de Paris.
11 AM -7 PM
11 Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris
Access: Ticket holders

THE 18TH ANNUAL FONDATION D’ENTREPRISE RICARD AWARD CEREMONY
The Fondation d’entreprise Ricard Prize will be awarded, chosen by jury members that include art collectors, patrons of major contemporary art museums, and curators, to one of the emerging artists selected by Isabelle Cornaro: Anne Imhof, Clarisse Hahn, Clément Cogitore, Julien Crépieux, Louise Sartor, Marie Voignier, Mélanie Matranga, and Will Benedict. The prize consists of the purchase of a work by the winning artist, which is then donated to the permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou. The Fondation d’entreprise Ricard also finances a personal project involving foreign travel for the winning artist.
10:30 PM
Bal Jaune, Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, 11 Rue Berryer, 75008 Paris
Access: By invitation only

 

 

To read more, pick up the latest copy of Whitewaller in Paris next week. And for even more insight into FIAC and Paris Art Week, make sure to check out Whitewaller Paris’ guest editor Judith Benhamou-Huet’s website at judithbenhamouhuet.com.

 

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