From February 13rd to 17th 2019,
Opening on February 12nd from 3 to 10 pm (invitation mandatory)
The sculpture « Culbutos – L’envolée » shown a the French artists’ fair during the Art Capital 2018. More than 2 000 artist present their work under the roof of the Grand Palais.
Reuniting for « historical » fair under the canopy of the Grand Palais of Paris, and welcoming every year 40 000 visitors, ART CAPITAL is definitely a major event within the French artistic scene, as well as the biggest gathering of artists in France.
The Grand Palais is one of the most lively and prestigious artistic places in the capital of France.
Free, tolerant, supportive, didactic, open-minded, this unique event provides an exceptional showcase of the current artistic production.
In accordance with the historical tradition of artistic fairs, 4 fairs reunited for 13 years as part of ART CAPITAL allow to present emerging as well as senior artists for a unique exploration of current art.
-The Fair of French Artists
-The Fair of Independent Artists
-The Fair of Drawing and Watercolor painting
These 4 emblematic Fairs allow visitors to be actors of the art world, gallery owners, collectors, professionals as well as the general get to explore today’s art, meet artists and their creations, an entry to the very heart of current creation.
The Fair of French Artists
The Society of French Artists introduces every year more than 650 contemporary international artists, admitted through a jury regularly renewed and that select them carefully.
A wonderful story
In 1667, following Louis XIV’s wish, the Royal Academy organizes and exhibition of its members at the Louvre.
The Society of French Artists, direct heir of this fair created by Colbert for the king, crossed time: royalties, empires, revolutions, wars, bringing in its wake great artists that have had a decisive influence these past centuries: Delacroix, Ingres, Manet, Rodin, Claudel, Bartholdi, Dufy, Picabia, to name only few, were members of the fair.
Source : https://www.evous.fr/les-expositions-au-Grand-Palais-1190446.html
Le Grand Palais