PARIS+ ART BASEL
Written by Mathieu Doublet.
The inaugural edition of Paris+ par Art Basel will bring together 156leading French and international galleries to present exceptional artworksacross all media – from painting and sculpture to photography and digitalworks. From curated presentations of 20th century masterpieces to solobooths by emerging artists, Paris+ par Art Basel will present a globalshowcase of the highest quality, firmly embedded in Paris and its culturalscene. Clément Delépine, Director, Paris+ par Art Basel says: ‘I am trulyhonored to announce the outstanding list of exhibitors taking part in theinaugural edition of our show in Paris. The composition of the gallery listreflects our commitment to create a show that is both specific to its hostcity and has a strong global resonance.’ Marc Spiegler, Global Director,Art Basel adds: ‘The galleries selected for our debut in Paris embody ArtBasel’s long-standing tradition of juxtaposing high-quality historical workwith avant-garde material. Equally important to us, the galleries thatmake today’s Paris so dynamic are present in large numbers, across manymarket sectors, giving this show a singularly Parisian personality.’ Thefair will extend beyond the ephemeral Grand Palais through a program ofcollaborations with Paris’s cultural institutions and its city-wide sectorsites, including publicly accessible works in such emblematic settings as,the Jardin des Tuileries, Place Vendôme and the National Eugène-DelacroixMuseum.trivial into opportunities for discovery, wonderment and surprise.