FIAC 2019 is an international fair of contemporary art that has officially begun in Paris for this weekend! Until October 20th, the Grand Palais in Paris is the center stage for one of the most exciting contemporary art events of the year. This international fair concentrates almost 200 galleries, so today, Paris Design Agenda presents the best booths at this 46th edition!
Founded in Paris in 1974, the International Contemporary Art Fair brings together modern and contemporary art galleries. All media are represented: painting, sculpture, photography, installations, videos, performances, and digital arts. This year marks the 46th edition, happening from October 17th to the 20th.
Credits by Grégory Copitet
Magnin-A, which focuses on modern and contemporary African art, has devoted its presentation almost exclusively to the work of Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumè. The artist’s mask sculptures, made in part from found plastic containers, stretch across the handsome booth’s teal walls.
Galerie Joseph Tang
Credits by Galerie Joseph Tang
Galerie Joseph Tang is surrounded by many pieces with saturated shades of red and purple, work from the sculptor Daiga Grantina. The artist, who is currently featured in the Latvian pavilion at the Venice Biennale, is also preparing for a solo show early next year at the New Museum in New York.
Credits by Romain Darnaud
The Austrian gallery Gianni Manhattan has organized a two-artist booth around the theme of imaginary bodies. Zsófia Keresztes and Barbara Kapusta are the two artists behind this amazing booth, where there’s a perfect combination of their design identity, through sculptures and digital animation.
Sadie Coles HQ
Credits by Andrea Rossetti
Alex Da Corte is an American artist with a solo project in the Sadie Coles HQ booth, that features a pair of video pieces screened on the sides of four giant, colorful cubes that take up most of the booth and leave narrow passageways for fairgoers to pass through at FIAC 2019.