With FIAC 2017 on the go Paris is now the hub of the contemporary art practices in the world and with its cultural captaincy, outside the FIAC premises is no less than a fantastic art fair. Here is the list of the exhibitions happening in and around Paris during the festival.
Museum Louvre presents the two exhibitions, “Dessiner En Plein Air. Variation Du Dessin Sur Nature Dans La Première Moitié Du Xixe Siècle” showcasing the diversity of drawing practices in open air and “François I And Dutch Art” focusing on the vigorous tradition of Dutch artists settling in France during the reign of the François I’s reign on view from October 18, 2017 through January 29, 2018.
Joins the two exhibitions during the celebration of FIAC is another one with the name of, ‘Power Plays’. The concept of the exhibition revolves around governing and the nuances of Power Play exploring the depths of governance that involves self-presentation. Any art-forms in the hands of the ruler become a propaganda tool. The exhibition focuses on the idea showcasing forty works from Musée du Louvre, the Château de Versailles, the Musée National du Château de Pau, and the Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris decoding the secrets of power play through showcasing the evolution of these political codes that has used the form of art to propagate.
One of the two exhibitions that are on view in Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais is, Irving Penn marking the centenary of the birth year of Irving Penn (1917-2009), who was one of the greatest photographers of the20th century showcasing more than 235 photographic prints taken and produced by the artist himself, complemented with a selection of drawings and paintings by the artist. The exhibition is on view from September 2017 through January 29, 2018.
Joining the exhibition in Galeries Nationales Du Grand Palais exhibited “Gauguin, L’alchimiste” celebrated from October 11, 2017 through January 22, 2018. Gauguin the alchemist, being the first of its kind, showcases over 200 works of the artist and invites to an exceptional journey in to the major artist’s fascinating creative process focusing on the modernism it pre-dictates (1848-1903), through the portrayal of his constant push to be overwhelm the limits of each medium that he chose for his practices.
Musée Picasso Celebrates the artist with the exhibition titled, “Picasso 1932” on view from October 10, 2017 through February 11, 2018. The two exhibition at Palais des Beaux-Arts – ENSBA are Karla Black on view from October 21, 2017 through January 7, 2018 presenting the first monographic exhibition of the Scottish artist and Per Kirkeby, presenting the particularity of the artist on view from October 21, 2017 through December 22. Monnaie de Paris exhibits “Women House, En Collaboration Avec Le National Museum Of Women In The Arts De Washington” on view from October 20, 2017 through January 28, 2018. Musée Des Arts Décoratifs showcases the exceptional designs by Christian Dior in the exhibition titled, “Christian Dior, Couturier Du Rêve” on view from July 5, 2017 Through January 7, 2018. CHATEAU de Versailles presents an exhibition on “Landscapes” with the musical fountains shows and Musical Gardens shows four historic fountains each of which represent a different season legitimizing an important theme of changing worlds.
Joining these shows are multiple exhibits showcased in galleries and museums all over Paris, including,
Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Cartier, Pour L’art Contemporain,Centquatre-Paris, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Musée Des Beaux-Arts De La Ville De Paris, Mam, Musée D’art Moderne De, La Ville De Paris, Le Bal, Monnaie De Paris, Musée d’Orsay, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Jeu de Paume, Philharmonie de Paris, IMA, Musée du Quai Branly, Musée de l’Homme, Musée de l’Orangerie.
FIAC 2017 will be opening on October 19 and will celebrate the world of contemporary art through October 22, 2017 at Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris.
For details, visit: http://www.blouinartinfo.com/galleryguide/fiac/overview