The former head of Tate Modern had to resign from his last job after protests. France’s culture ministry said he will take over one of the country’s largest exhibition spaces.
The FIAC contemporary art fair stands to benefit from uncertainty around Brexit and the return of visitors to Paris city after the 2015 terrorist attacks.
As patrons have ever more choices, the Paris event is still a favorite for many. “What’s not to like?” a New York collector said.
Parades, a festival within the fair, will present 17 productions this year, with a focus on verse and dance. Here’s a sampling of the most intriguing.
These Scandinavian artists take a humorous and often irreverent approach, but they’re dead serious about topics like immigration and climate change
About a dozen galleries at this year’s edition of the fair are presenting artists “in dialogue” with each other — or, as one put it, in “a duel.”
FIAC expands again, adding Petit Palais and Avenue Winston Churchill to the annual festival of contemporary art.