China Guest of Honour, Booth G29
Venue: Grand Palais, Paris, France
Blindspot Gallery featured selected artists from Mainland China and Hong Kong aiming at reflecting the varying styles and concerns of these artists from different backgrounds and generations in the contemporary photography scene of China. The featured works include black and white photographs from the 1980s-90s by RongRong and Han Lei, award-winning works by anothermountainman and Zhang Xiao, as well as recent works by Jiang Pengyi and South Ho.
Inaugurated in 1998, Art Paris brings together 140 international galleries at the Grand Palais this year, with a wide exposure of modern and contemporary art ranging from photography, design to art books. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the recognition by France of the People’s Republic of China this year, China is invited as guest of honour in the fair. This edition presents 90 Chinese modern and contemporary artists by 10 galleries coming from Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and 20 or more Western galleries specializing in Chinese art.