30th edition of the Biennale de Paris, prestige at what price?

Scénographie par Jean-Charles de Castelbajac


Scénographie par Jean-Charles de Castelbajac
This 30th edition with Mathas Ary Jan at the helm is more emblematic than ever.
New ambitions and fundamentals reaffirmed, to defend a certain French art of living in touch with the present time and the emergence.
Among its strategic axes: its annualization now acquired, an opening towards contemporary art and design in a dialogue coherent with its DNA and a global reflection on the art market.
Guest of honor:
This year it is Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, artisto punk as he likes to define himself who sets the tone from the Napoleonic legend that constantly inspires him. Its scenography completely rethinks the space and is organized around the flagship exhibition: The Emperor under the glass roof”under the dome of the Grand Palais.
The Pierre-Jean Chalençon Collection :
Dandy shifted and high in colors, the animator France 2, Jean-Pierre Chalençon is the holder of one of the most important Napoleonic collections in the world with 1200 objects, already exposed in the whole world.
Synergy around a real art of living week:
Like the Maison et Objet exhibition, Paris Design Week or the European Heritage Days, the Paris Biennale is part of a promotion of crafts and heritage. A rich VIP program offered to collectors in parallel with the edition in the Louis Vuitton workshops, at Van Cleef & Arpels, the Sèvres manufactory or at Mobilier National, affirms this desire for complementary dialogue.
Among the 85 exhibitors selected, a strong contingent of French galleries for a broad spectrum ranging from Antiquity, the High Era, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, the Flemish primitives, Japanese prints, Chinese archaeology… insisting on the vote (guarantees offered by the Commission of Admission of Works), following the recent cases of forgery which malminent the French landscape in front of an increased European competition.
Practical information :
Paris Biennale
from 8 to 16 September 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018, starting at 6pm
Open to the public
From September 8 to 16, 2018Midday to 8pm (except Sunday September 16 – closed at 6pm)
Nocturne :
Thursday, September 13 until 10:30PM
Saturday, September 15 until midnight
Full price: 35€
Unlimited entrance fee: 85€ (only on sale online)
Reduced price: 30€

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