COVID 19. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Paris Salon d’Automne is canceling its 117th edition.
Following the announcement by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran, Wednesday, September 23, about the situation linked to the resumption of the spread of COVID 19, the Paris Salon d’Automne is forced to physically give up its 117th edition which was to take place from October 14 to 18.
In order to remain in solidarity with all the artists who trusted the Salon d’Automne by applying during the hard period of confinement and to satisfy collectors and art enthusiasts, a virtual proposal is already being studied in order to present on the canvas, as soon as possible, the selection of the 2020 jury. The catalog in the process of printing will be available as soon as it is published as the witness of the 2020 selection.
LaThe 117th edition of the Salon d’Automne initially scheduled:
• From Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 October 2020 – Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris.
• Opening Wednesday October 14, 2020
For its 117th edition, the very renowned Salon d’Automne invites you from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 October 2020 to (re) discover the Art of today and tomorrow.
Florence Lemiegre, now a member of the Salon d’Automne in Paris, presents her sculpture “Culbutos – Serendipity”, selected by the jury for this 117th edition.
Graphic and playful research work on balance and imbalance.
Forms and clean lines, these often monostatic pieces oscillate, sway, hesitate before finding an anchor point. Through them the artist explores imbalance and balance, instability and stability, strength and fragility. It is also a dreamlike symbolization of transmission to others, to the youngest, to our children. How to find your own paths, free your imagination, your creativity, accept your identity and enrich yourself with difference. It is the doubts, the questions, the cracks, the fears, the joys, the laughter, the balance and the imbalance, the stability and the instability that forge and structure the human being.
The little “Culbutos” that we discover in the work “Culbutos – Serendipity” are all new destinies that take flight towards life, to the sound of a silent and interior melody. Each one being accompanied by the “Culbutos-Mères” in this discovery of Life, and linked in a dreamlike way by an umbilical cord which is here represented by piano strings.
The 117th edition of The Paris Autumn Fair, 117th Edition
An edition under the sign of Digital Art and electronic music from October 15 to 18, 2020, Avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris 8e. With two great personalities, Guillaume Atlan aka SUPERMENLOVERS, sponsor of this 117th edition, the Domino Full Action collective, guest of honor, the Salon d’Automne 2020 wants to be the place of the Meeting: the meeting between the Arts, artists, professionals from the art world, but above all, the meeting between the Arts and its public. An important cultural program takes place throughout the event, combining conferences, debates, music, performances.
A little history :
Created in 1903, at the Petit Palais in Paris, by a few friends in reaction to the reigning academicism, the Salon d’Automne has established itself as an actor and essential witness to the emergence of the most important artistic movements of the 20th century, Fauvism, Surrealism, Cubism, Abstract Art, New Figuration, Singular Art etc. It is in the basements of the Petit Palais, in reaction to the reigning academicism, that some friends, gathered around the architect Frantz Jourdain, Guimard, Carrière, Desvallières, Bonnard, Rouault, Vallotton, Vuillard, Matisse, and so many others decided to organize an independent exhibition, in order to promote the avant-garde and innovative minds of their time. Instigator of multidisciplinarity and equality in the arts, the Salon d’Automne was born.
The reigning academicism, that some friends, gathered around the architect Frantz Jourdain, Guimard, Carrière, Desvallières, Bonnard, Rouault, Vallotton, Vuillard, Matisse, and so many others decided to organize an independent exhibition, in order to promote the avant-garde and innovative minds of their time. Instigator of multidisciplinarity and equality in the arts, the Salon d’Automne was born.
Thanks to five generations of artists, faithful to its original ethic, who have volunteered to serve its committee, the Salon d’Automne continues its generous action in favor of artistic creation in all its forms. Recognized in the public interest since 1920, the Salon d’Automne company is supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Its ambition, statutorily, is to encourage and develop the arts in all its manifestations and particularly through exhibitions both in France and abroad.
• Présidente du Salon d’Automne 2020 : Sylvie Kœchlin, sculpteure.
117e Salon d’Automne de Paris
Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Champs Elysées, Paris 8e. France
• The Salon will be held on the Avenue des Champs Elysées under marquees between Place Georges Clemenceau and Place Concorde.
Entrance via Place Georges Clemenceau on the Petit Palais side.
MÉTRO : line – Champs Elysées Clemenceau
BUS : lignes 42 – 73 – 83 – 93
Opening hours from: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday October 17, night until 10 p.m.
Sunday October 18 last entry at 5:00 p.m.