|Paris Photo Highlights - 15.18 Nov. 2012 - Grand Palais|
||For its 16th edition, Paris Photo will welcome in November, beneath the nave of the Grand Palais, 151 exhibitors (128 galleries and 23 publishers) coming from 22 countries, bearing witness to the vitality of the international photographic scene. This selection has become of increasingly high standard, focussing on the diversity and quality of the artists and the works presented by the gallery owners.|
With more than 50,000 visitors in five days and 45 French and international groups of friends of museums in 2011, Paris Photo proposes this year different programming axes.
SELECTION OF PROJECTS PRESENTED BY GALLERIES
Several solo shows have been announced among the 36 new galleries including latest works by Valérie Belin at Jérôme de Noirmont, an exhibition dedicated by Georges Tony Stoll at Jérôme Poggi, Alec Soth’s latest series at Weinstein gallery, recent works by Adam Broomberg and Olivier Chanarin at Karsten Greve. A selection of latest prints by Arno Nollen will be presented at Jousse Entreprise. Also worth discovering, large color formats by Axel Hütte at Nikolaus Ruzicska, Balthasar Burkhard at Christophe Guye, Tim Rautert at Parrotta, Mike and Doug Starn at Hackelbury and Taiji Matsue at Taro Nasu...
Many thematic shows are also scheduled at Cherry and Martin on photography as objet, and Jan Groover’s still lives at Janet Borden. The project « Airbone: Distance and Displacement » at Daniel Blau presents an impressive group of aerial vintage prints. The project « Bestiaire » at Françoise Paviot will bring together prints by Brassaï, Man Ray and Muybridge along with contemporaries. A hommage to the Beat Generation and the photographers it influenced at Fanck Elbaz. The daring duo Désiré Charnay and Mikael Levin’s work on Landscape at Gilles Peyroulet or also the exposition « Space Views » at Klaus Kleinschmidt with prints by Candida Höfer, Hugo Schmölz, Beat Streuli... A special show « Hommage to Martine Franck » will be shown at Eric Franck. Many book signings will also be the occasion to meet with artists such as Thomas Ruff at David Zwirner.