Must-See Art Guide: Paris
This week's guide features Richard Serra, William Klein, Dominique Blais, and more.
Paris is in for a big week. Art Paris Art Fair opens today, heralding a four days of non-stop art seeing at the glorious Grand Palais. There, visitors can roam 142 participating galleries heralding from 23 countries that together provide “an overview of European art from the post-war years to the current day.”
But you don’t only want to spend the weekend inside the fair, do you? Not when you could go and visit Polka Galerie and see a retrospective of the work of William Klein. Organized in honor of the late artist’s 90th birthday, the exhibition features a range of iconic street and fashion photography. The whole thing is very chic, very Parisian, and a great way to get your bearings in the city’s local art scene. There’s also a few days left to get to Galerie Xippas and see “La fin du contretemps,” an exciting solo show of Dominique Blais’ offbeat, conceptual practice—hurry and get there before April 7. We also wouldn’t want to overlook the chance to see a selection of Richard Serra’s works on paper at Galerie Lelong & Co. – Paris. The sculptor brings a similarly imposing, aggressive presence to his drawings and etchings, making them a seamless addition to his more famous monumental oeuvre.
As you might expect, those are only the beginning. Find artnet’s full list of picks below, have a fabulous weekend.
Exhibition: “Daniel Buren, Camille Henrot, Anish Kapoor, Bertrand Lavier, Claude Lévêque, Christodoulos Panayiotou”
When: March 4–April 7, 2018
Where: Galerie kamel mennour, 28 avenue Matignon, Paris, France
Exhibition: “La Fin du contretemps”
When: February 10–April 7, 2018
Where: Galerie Xippas, 108 rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France
When: March 10–April 7, 2018
Where: Galerie INCEPTION, 67 rue Saint Jacques, Paris, France
Exhibition: “Sebastian Wickeroth: matter // constant”
When: March 29–May 12, 2018
Where: Galerie Paris-Beijing, 62 rue de Turbigo Métro Arts et Métiers, Paris, France
Exhibition: “Richard Serra: Double Rift”
When: March 15–May 18, 2018
Where: Galerie Lelong & Co. – Paris, 13 rue de Téhéran, Paris, France
Exhibition: “William + Klein”
When: March 24– May 26, 2018
Where: Polka Galerie, Cour de Venise – 12 rue Saint Gilles, Paris, France
Exhibition: “Works on Paper 1860–1960”
When: February 8–April 15, 2018
Where: HÉLÈNE BAILLY GALLERY, 71 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, France
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