The official opening of Art Paris contemporary and emerging art fair

French President Hollande at the inauguration of Art Paris 2016 ©Sylvia Davis

Art Paris is a contemporary and emerging art fair now in its 16th edition, the highlight of the electric Paris Art Week. During the inauguration on March 30, President Hollande appeared engaged and animated as he did the rounds of some of the 143 galleries from over 20 countries that come together for this dynamic rendezvous in the enormous main hall of the Grand Palais.

“In 2016, the fair continues to concentrate on parts of Europe” says Director Guillaume Piens,”with the singular art scenes of cities like Marseille, Milan and Zurich, and also looking further afield to places like Azerbaijan, Colombia, and Iran, and of course Korea, this year’s guest of honour.”

Quite a treat this year … read on
ART PARIS 2016 ©Sylvia Davis