Paris Fairs

Art and antiques fairs that take place throughout the year in Paris include many of France's top events including the Biennale des Antiquaires, Salon du DessinFiac Modern and Contemporary Art Fair and Parcours des Mondes.


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Fine Arts Paris: French capital gets set for young fair with new venue and expanded exhibitor list

29 October 2018

Fine Arts Paris is the young November arrival on the fairs scene in the French capital. Launched last year, it celebrates its second staging in a new venue with a much enlarged exhibitor list.

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BiblioMania in Paris looks at the appliance of science

08 October 2018

Science fiction is the theme for the 110-dealer BiblioMania in Paris’ 17th arrondissement, held at the Espace Champerret from Wednesday to Sunday, October 17-21.

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Napoleon marches into the Biennale

27 August 2018

There is a decidedly French flavour to the loan exhibition at this year’s Biennale. Prominently displayed under the central dome of the Grand Palais will be a selection of works from the extensive Napoleonic collection of Pierre-Jean Chalençon.

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Foreword: Paris fights its corner

27 August 2018

The September return to work (and school) after a long summer break is significant enough in France to have its own title: La rentrée.

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Biennale looks back to the future

27 August 2018

Fair aims to capitalise on the event’s past heritage and more recent major innovations.

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Around 100 dealers to attend 'saintly' Paris brocante

11 June 2018

In Paris later this month? As well as marvelling at the beauties of the vast and ornate 18th century Église St Sulpice in Paris’ 6th arrondissement, pictured below, with its chapel murals by Delacroix, you can peruse antiques delights on offer at the Place St Sulpice Antiquités Brocante.

New editions and additions to the European fairs calendar

26 March 2018

A cluster of new fairs is planned in Europe this year.

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Buyers pack the aisles at Salon du Dessin opening

23 March 2018

The Salon du Dessin opened this week for its 27th edition at the Palais Brongniart in the Bourse district of Paris. There was the usual mix of languages at this international event that draws collectors, dealers and curators to Paris from far afield to see what new discoveries the 39 exhibitors have bought to the specialist works on paper fair.

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Exhibitor highlights at the Salon du Dessin

12 March 2018

The roster of exhibitor names at the Salon du Dessin underscores the international standing of this specialist event. Although it is organised by a committee of Paris dealers, more than half the participants come from overseas.

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'Parcours de la Céramique': 20th ceramics staging celebrates Saumur

04 September 2017

The Parcours de la Céramique has become a well-established feature of the Paris rentrée.

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Paris Biennale preview: Q&A with exhibitors Aktis Gallery and Kent Antiques

04 September 2017

ATG canvasses the opinion of two exhibitors, one returning for the second time and a new recruit.

Paris Biennale preview: a fair held in the Grand manner

04 September 2017

More than 90 exhibitors will gather at the Grand Palais in September for the Biennale Paris, France’s premier art and antiques fair.

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Bringing the tribal world view to Paris

04 September 2017

As France’s main tribal art showcase, the 'Parcours des Mondes', prepares for its latest staging ATG speaks to Pierre Moos, director of Tribal Art Management, organiser of the event. Moos outlines its origins, his role in its growth and how it has changed since its inception.

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Interview: SNA president Mathias Ary Jan on meeting the challenge for the Paris Biennale

04 September 2017

The Biennale has restructured as the fair evolves into an annual event. ATG talks to chief organiser and SNA president, Mathias Ary Jan, to hear how the changes are not just practical but cultural as well...

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Exhibitor list released for newly-launched ‘Fine Arts Paris’ fair

29 June 2017

‘Fine Arts Paris’, the new fair in Paris being held in November at the Palais Brongniart , has announced its exhibitor list for its inaugural staging.

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Initial exhibitor list released for Biennale fair in Paris

09 June 2017

The French dealers’ association that organises the ‘Biennale Paris’ fair, The Syndicat National Des Antiquaires, has announced the initial exhibitor list and programme details for the event in September.

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Salon du Dessin draws the art crowd in Paris

22 March 2017

It was back to the drawing board in Paris this week, or rather the drawings fair. The vernissage of the Salon du Dessin, the city's longstanding and well respected drawings fair, opened for its 26th edition on March 21.

Line up announced for first ‘Paris Tableau’ fair in Brussels

20 March 2017

The organisers of Paris Tableau have released the exhibitor list for the first edition of the specialist Old Master paintings fair taking place in Brussels.

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President of new Paris fair Louis de Bayser says event will offer fine art across a wider field

05 December 2016

The organisers of Fine Arts Paris, the new fair to be staged in the French capital in November 2017, have revealed more details about the concept.

Grand Palais closure affects FIAC

25 February 2016

A closure of two years or more to allow renovation on the Grand Palais in Paris could leave the cultural events it hosts without a home.

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