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May 6, 2010

Paris Photo 2010 / Spotlight on Central Europe

André Kertész
Elizabeth and I, Paris 1931
© Ministère de la Culture – Médiathèque du Patrimoine, Dist. RMN

Paris Photo 2010
Spotlight on Central Europe
18 – 21 November 2010

Carrousel du Louvre,
99 rue de Rivoli, 75001

From November 18th to 21st 2010, Paris Photo will bring together 102 exhibitors presenting a panorama of the finest examples of photographic expression from the 19th century to the present day. With participants from 24 countries, the 2010 selection covers an exceptional geographic variety with an increase in the number of American exhibitors, and a stronger presence of contemporary art galleries.

Spotlight on Central Europe
Paris Photo 2010 will offer a rare overview of the Central European scene with work by more than 90 Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovakian and Slovenian artists from the 1920′s avant-garde movement and the post-war years through to the most contemporary production.

Curated by art critic and exhibition curator Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez, the project will consist of four parts:
- the General Section presenting major historical and established contemporary figures;
- the Statement Section composed of 8 galleries revealing some 20 emerging talents from the region;
- the Central Exhibition highlighting a photography collection focused on Central Europe;
- the Project Room offering a programme of videos from the collective project “Transitland: Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989 – 2009″.

The BMW – Paris Photo Prize: 7th edition
The BMW – Paris Photo Prize, worth 12 000 euro, will offer a glimpse of current trends in international photography while awarding the work of a promising artist on a theme related to the world of BMW.

Presided by Philippe Dehennin – CEO of BMW France, the 2010 Jury members are:
Stiftung F.C. Gundlach, Collector (Germany), Michel Frizot, photography historian (France), Jean-Luc Monterosso, Director of Maison Européenne de la Photographie (France), Joanna Mytkowska, curator and director of the MOMA Warsaw (Poland) and Anders Petersen, photographer (Sweden).

Paris, world capital of photography in November
The 14th Paris Photo edition coincides with the 30th anniversary of the biennial “Mois de la Photo”, offering a wealth of photography exhibitions, among which “Harry Callahan”at the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson, “André Kertész” at the Jeu de Paume, “Larry Clark” at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, “Steidl-L’art du Livre” at the Monnaie de Paris, “Extrêmes” at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie…

Portfolio reviews for photographers
In partnership with Paris Photo, Lens Culture and FotoFest Houston are launching “Lens Culture Fotofest Paris 2010″: a new event where 120 photographers can register to meet one-on-one with 40 international photography experts for 3 days of portfolio reviews from 15th to 17th November 2010. More information on:

Dates: Thursday 18th November – Sunday 21st November, 2010
Venue: Carrousel du Louvre, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Opening hours: 18th, 19th and 20th November from 11:30 am to 8 pm and 21st November from 11:30 am to 7 pm
Opening preview (by invitation only): Wednesday 17th November from 7 pm to 10 pm

Paris Photo: Tel: +33 (0) 1 47 56 64 74, E-mail:
Reed Expositions France: 52-54, Quai de Dion-Bouton, 92806 Puteaux Cedex – France

List of exhibitors 2010 (Index May 4th, 2010)

AUSTRIA: Johannes Faber, Vienna – Ernst Hilger*, Vienna
BELGIUM: Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerpen
CANADA: Stephen Bulger*, Toronto
CZECH REPUBLIC: Leica Gallery*, Praha
DENMARK: Martin Asbaek Projects, Copenhagen – Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen
FINLAND: Anhava, Helsinki – TaiK, Helsinki
FRANCE: Camera Obscura, Paris – Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris – galerie du jour agnès b., Paris – Baudoin Lebon, Paris – Hervé Loevenbruck*, Paris – Lumière des Roses, Montreuil – Magnum Gallery, Paris – Obsis, Paris – Françoise Paviot, Paris – Serge Plantureux, Paris – Polaris, Paris – Galerie RX, Paris – Le Réverbère, Lyon – Sage Paris*, Paris – Toluca, Paris – Anne de Villepoix*, Paris, Vu’ La Galerie, Paris – Esther Woerdehoff, Paris – Xippas, Paris/Athens
GERMANY: Daniel Blau, Munich – DNA, Berlin – Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin – M Bochum, Bochum – Priska, Köln – Tanit, Munich
HUNGARY: Vintage, Budapest
ICELAND: I-8 Gallery*, Reykjavik
IRAN: Silk Road, Tehran
ITALY: Brancolini Grimaldi, Rome/Florence – Forma Galleria, Milan – Guido Costa Projects, Turin
JAPAN: Foil Gallery, Tokyo – MEM, Osaka – Photo Picture Space*, Osaka – Taro Nasu, Tokyo
LUXEMBURG: Beaumontpublic*, Luxemburg
NETHERLANDS: Flatland, Utrecht
POLAND: Asymetria*, Warsaw – Czarna*, Warsaw
PORTUGAL: Pente 10, Lisbon
SLOVENIA: Galerija Fotografija*, Ljubljana
SOUTH AFRICA: Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
SPAIN: Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid – Fúcares, Madrid – La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid – Max Estrella, Madrid – Toni Tapies, Barcelona
UAE: The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai
UK: Bernard Quaritch, London – Eric Franck Fine Art, London – Flowers Gallery*, London – Hamiltons, London – Robert Hershkowitz, Sussex – Michael Hoppen Gallery, London – The Photographers Gallery, London – Purdy Hicks, London
USA: Barry Friedman*, New York – Bonni Benrubi, New York – Janet Borden*, New York – Stephen Daiter*, Chicago – Tom Gitterman*, New York – Howard Greenberg, New York – Edwynn Houk, New York – Robert Klein, Boston – Robert Koch, San Francisco – Hans P. Kraus jr, New York – M+B*, Los Angeles – Robert Mann, New York – Laurence Miller, New York – Yancey Richardson, New York – Silverstein, New York – Yossi Milo*, New York

CZECH REPUBLIC: Hunt Kastner, Praha – Jiri Svestka, Praha
HUNGARY: Faur Zsófi-Ráday Gallery, Budapest, Lumen Gallery, Budapest
SLOVAKIA: Photoport Gallery, Bratislava
SLOVENIA: Photon Gallery, Ljubljana

The Aperture Foundation, New York – Book Shop m, Tokyo – Filigranes Editions, Paris/Trézélan – Harper’s Books, East Hampton – Hatje Cantz, Stuttgart – Librairie 213, Paris – Tissato Nakahara, Paris – Denis Ozanne, Paris – P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E.*, Ljubljana – Phaidon, Paris/London –, Köln – Steidl Gottingen/London – Torst/Kant*, Praha

* New participants

Official Partner : BMW France

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