October 29, 2008 - ArtParis - Modern and Contemporary Art Fair
October 29, 2008

Modern and Contemporary Art Fair

Khosrow Hassanzadeh
‘Googoush, ready to order’, mixed-media box, 200 x 130 x 25 cm, 2007-2008
galerie B21 (Dubai)

Modern and Contemporary Art Fair
November 18 to 21, 2008
Preview: Monday November 17
(By invitation only)
From 6 pm to 11 pm
Opening Hours: November 18 to 21
Daily from 3 pm to 10 pm

Symposium Show:

November 18 from 6 pm to 9 pm

Abu Dhabi (UAE)


For its second edition, artparis-AbuDhabi is returning to the Emirates Palace with:

57 galleries from 21 countries

Austria: Ernst Hilger Gallery, Vienna | Nächt St. Stephan gallery, Vienna | Bahrain: Albareh Art Gallery, Bahrain | Belgium: Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke | Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot | Finland: Forsblom Gallery, Helsinki | France: Acte 2 Galerie, Paris | Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris | Galerie Pierre Dumonteil, Paris | Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris | JGM Galerie, Paris | Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris | Galerie Maeght, Paris | Galerie Marion Meyer, Paris | Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris | Galerie Orel Art, Paris/ Moscou | Galerie Protée, Paris | Galerie RX, Paris | Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris | Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris | Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris | Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris | Germany: Die Galerie, Francfort | Hafenrichter & Flügel, Nuremberg | Caprice Horn Gallery, Berlin | Jablonka Gallery, Cologne | Brigitte Schenk Gallery, Cologne | Tanit Gallery, Munich | India: Mathieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai | Pundole Art Gallery, Bombay | Indonesia: Langgeng Gallery, Magelang | Iran: Silk road Gallery, Teheran | Japan: Tamenaga Gallery, Tokyo/Paris/Osaka | Korea: Sun Gallery, Seoul | Lebanon: Galerie Agial, Beyrouth | Galerie Epreuve d’artiste, Beyrouth | Monaco: MF Toninelli Art Moderne, Monaco | Spain: Galeria Alvaro Alcazar, Madrid | Sultanat of Oman: Bait Muzna Gallery, Muscat | Switzerland: Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich/St Moritz/Zug | Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich | Syria: Atassi Gallery, Damascus | Ayyam Gallery, Damascus | Tunisia: El Marsa Gallery, La Marsa | UAE: 1 x 1 Art Gallery, Dubai | Art Sawa Gallery, Dubai | B21 Gallery, Dubai | Contempo Corporate Art, Abu Dhabi | Green Art Gallery, Dubai | The Third Line Gallery, Dubai | UK: Ben Brown Fine Arts, London | Waterhouse & Dodd, London | Whitford Fine Art, London | Xerxes Fine Art, London | USA: Vivian Horan Fine Arts, New York | Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York | LTMH Gallery, New York | Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York

artparis-AbuDhabi 08 Events:

“Art, Talks & Sensations”, a Symposium-Show conceived by Fabrice Bousteau, chief editor for Beaux-Arts Magazine. Renowned architects, actors, designers, DJ’s, fashion stylists, writers, poets, museum directors, curators, art critics will debate about this theme : “What aesthetics is the Arab world creating now?” November 18 from 6 pm to 11 pm at the Cultural Foundation (Abu Dhabi)
Information & online booking: www.art-talks-sensations.com

“Artparis-AbuDhabi Young Talents”: 8 emerging artists represented by 8 galleries coming from 8 countries, to keep an eye-wide open on tomorrow’s great artists.

“Movement and Communication, Travels through desert and sea”, a special exhibition of the greatest artists from the Arab world, curated by Amal Traboulsi.

“Monumental Art Garden”: a sculpture exhibition in the Emirates Palace gardens.

Artparis-AbuDhabi Educational Programme: lectures organized by Canvas Education about the modern and contemporary art from China and the Indian Sub-Continent.

Mohammed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, the director of Abu Dhabi Authority for Cultural Heritage (ADACH): “artparis-Abu Dhabi not only spreads the culture of arts but also emphasizes the role of the Emirate capital as a central confluence point of contemporary art in both the region and the world.”

Press Contact for Middle East:
Carat Middle East
Grégory Bolle
Al Hawai Tower
Off. N° 205, Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O box 31585, Dubaï – UAE

Press Contact for Europe and USA:
Sylvia Beder – Communication Culture
227 Bd Raspail
75014 Paris – France


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