Paris Photo’s Inaugural New York Edition Features 126 International Galleries and a Curatorial Cameo From Antwaun Sargent

The fair's artistic director promises plenty of "contemporary energy."

Elliott Erwitt, New York (1955). ©Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos, courtesy of Augusta Edwards Fine Art.
Elliott Erwitt, New York (1955). ©Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos, courtesy of Augusta Edwards Fine Art.

International photography fair Paris Photo will arrive in New York City for the first time this April now that it has paired with AIPAD, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers. Today they unveiled their lineup of 126 galleries and 47 publishers from 24 countries, handpicked by their selection committee (the complete list is below).

Collier Schorr, image from "Pauls Book" (2019), courtesy of the artist and MACK.

Collier Schorr, image from “Pauls Book” (2019), courtesy of the artist and MACK.

The fair will run from April 2–5 at Pier 94 on the far West Side of Manhattan. The exhibitors chosen for the inaugural edition “reflect the history of the fair as a hub for photographic exchange and exploration, both through the past and into the future”, according to Paris Photo director Florence Bourgeois.

In a phone interview from Paris with Artnet News, Bourgeois noted the synergy of combining Paris Photo and AIPAD’s expertise to come up with a dynamic combination of historic, established, and emerging artists.

Another much-anticipated highlight of the inaugural edition is the participation of art critic and author Antwaun Sargent, who has been tapped to guest curate the “[RE]Emergence” sector. Paris Photo artistic director Christoph Wiesner told Artnet News that Sargent’s involvement “opens the fair to contemporary energy.” Similarly, Wiesner nodded to the fair’s inclusion of young talents like Tyler Mitchell, who will be part of Paris Photo’s talks programming.

Bourgeois also stressed the continued importance of books with respect to how Paris Photo “promotes photography and appeals to new collectors. The fair will feature 47 publishers and include multiple book signings as well. Further info regarding specific talks, exhibitions, events, and signing sessions will be announced in early March.

Chloe Rosser, Function 1, 8 (2018). © Chloe Rosser, courtesy of Elizabeth Houston Gallery.

Chloe Rosser, Function 1, 8 (2018). © Chloe Rosser, courtesy of Elizabeth Houston Gallery.

Elsewhere, visitors can delve deeper into individual artists courtesy of 15 solo shows in the main sector, from artists that include Gregory Halpern, Joel Sternfeld, Dutch photographer Bastiaan Woudt, Brazilian artist Mario Cravo Neto, Bob Gruen, and Sofia Valentine. The latter will present a dramatic project at Daniel Blau that includes an actual 41-foot freight boat as a tribute to the vibrant pioneer spirit of the Florida Everglades.

Here is the complete list of exhibitors.

MAIN SECTOR

19/21, Boston
Alan Klotz, New York
Arnika Dawkins, Atlanta
Artef, Zurich
Atlas, London
Augusta Edwards, London
Baudoing Lebon, Paris
Bene Taschen, Cologne
Bildhalle, Zurich
Bruce Kapson, Los Angeles
Bruce Silverstein, New York
Bryce Wolkowitz, New York
Catherine Couterier, Houston
Catherine Edelman, Chicago
Catherine & André Hug, Paris
Charles Isaacs, New York
Christophe Guye, Zurich
Clémentine de la Féronnière, Paris
Contemporary Works/Vintage Works, Chalfont
Daniel Blau, Munich
Danziiger, New York
Deborah Bell, New York
Edwynn Houk, New York
Esther Woerdehoff, Paris
Etherton, Tucson
Euqinom, San Francisco
Federico Luger, Milan
Frank Elbaz, Paris
Gary Edwards, Southampton
Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, Paris
Gitterman, New York
Grégory Leroy, Paris
Hackelbury, London
Hans P. Kraus, New York
Henrique Faria, New York
Howard Greenberg, New York
Huxley-Parlour, London
Ibasho, Antwerp
Inda, Budapest
Jackson, Atlanta
James Hyman, London
Jenkins Johnson, San Francisco
Johannes Faber, Vienna
Joseph Bellows, La Jolla
Kahmann, Amsterdam
Keith de Lellis, New York
Kornfeld, Berlin
L. Parker Stephenson, New York
Laurence MIller, New York
Lee, Winchester
Les Douches, Paris
Lisa Sette, Phoenix
Luis  de Jesus, Los Angeles
Lunn, Paris
M97, Shanghai
Matthew Marks, New York
Mélanie Rio, Nantes
Mem, Tokyo
Michael Hoppen, London
Miyako Yoshinaga, New York
Monroe, Santa Fe
Nailya Alexander, New York
Paci, Brescia
Patricia Conde, Mexico City
Paul M. Hertzmann, San Francisco
Persons Projects, Berlin
Peter Fetterman, Santa Monica
PGI, Tokyo
Polka, Paris
Richard Moore, Oakland
Robert Klein, Boston
Robert Koch, San Francisco
Robert Mann, New York
Robert Morat, Berlin
Rocio Santacruz, Barcelona
Rolf Art, Buenos Aires
Rose Gallery, Santa Monica
Scheinbaum & Russek, Santa Fe
Seagrave, Santa Cruz
Sous Les Etoiles, New York
Staley-Wise, New York
Stephen Bulger, Toronto
Stephen Daiter, Chicago
Stevenson, Cape Town
Taro Nasu, Tokyo
The 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop, New York
The Halsted Gallery, Birmingham
The Music Photo Gallery, Buenos Aires
Throckmorton, New York
Todd Webb Archive, Portland
Toluca, Paris
Utópica, São Paulo
Vasari, Buenos Aires
Weinstein Hammons, Minneapolis
Xippas, Paris
Yancey Richardson, New York
Yossi Milo, New York

[RE]EMERGENCE SECTOR

ACB, Budapest
Ani Molnár, Budapest
Annet Gelink, Amsterdam
Bendana|Pinel, Paris
Black Box Projects, London
Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam
Charlot, Paris
Duncan Miller, Malibu
Elizabeth Houston, New York
F16, Paris
Fridman, New York
Glaz, Moscow
Heino, Helsinki
Higher Pictures, New York
Kopeikin, Los Angeles
La Forest Divonne, Paris
Les Filles du Calvaure, Paris
Loock, Berlin
Marshall, Los Angeles
Metronom, Modena
Momentum, Miami
Simöes de Assia, Curitiba
Spazio Nuovo, Rome
The Ravestijn Gallery, Amsterdam
This Is No Fantasy, Melbourne
Timothy Yarger, Los Angeles
Up, Taiwan
V1, Copenhagen
Versus Art Project, Istanbul

BOOK SECTOR

5HUR30.com, Cologne
10X10 Photobooks, New York
21st Editions, South Dennis
Akio Nagasawa Publishing, Tokyo
Aperture Foundation, New York
Artbook | D.A.P.,  New York
Artphilein Editions, Lugano
Benrido, Tokyo
Bookshop M, Tokyo
Case Publishing, Tokyo
Citizen Editions, Brooklyn
Convoke, New York
Daylight Books, Durham
Dirk K. Bakker Boeken, Amsterdam
Dust Collective, Stow
Éditions Bessard, Paris
Éditions Xavier Barral, Paris
France Photo Book, Paris
Gnomic Book, Brooklyn
Goliga, Tokyo
Gost Books, London
Harper’s Books, New York
Hartmann Books, Stuttgart
Hatje Cantz, Berlin
Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg
Kerber Publising, Bielefeld
KGP Books, Long Island
Komiyama, Tokyo
L’Artiere, Bentivoglio
Le Plac’ Art Photo, Paris
Light Work, Syracuse
Los Sumergidos,  New York
Mack Books, London
Nazraeli Press, Paso Robles
Photo-Eye, Santa Fe
Radius Books, Santa Fe
RM, Barcelona
Skinnerboox, Jesi
Steidl, Gottingen
Super Labo, Tokyo
TBW Books, Oakland
The (M) Editions, Paris
The Gallery Club, Amsterdam
Yale University Press, New Haven
Yoffy Press, Atlanta
Zatara Press, Richmond
Zen Foto, Tokyo




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