paris apartments in paris short term paris vacation rentals

Salon du Dessin - Palais Brongniart

Two worlds, two audiences. One classic still in costume and dark jacket cocktail walking through the aisles crowded wisely du Palais Brongniart for the 17 th edition of the Salon du dessin. The other younger, smaller and more connected, knocking at the door of the Salon contemporary drawing which celebrated its 2 nd edition behind the Church of St. Augustin by a huge cap (4000 people) on the evening of opening. While few fans have slipped into the former contemporaries, all showed a fever for this medium is so attractive, with unlimited forms of expression and a palette of far more affordable price: from 300 € for artists alive, and € 1000, or even more, for those of past centuries. Paris deserves its title of capital of the drawing. In 17 years, the Salon du dessin bringing together 36 galleries (17 and 19 French Foreign no more!) Has managed to unite all the players in this little world of international specialists. All are happy to meet to discuss their purchases (charcoal superb landscape of Leon Bonvin, brother of Francis, bought by the Dutch Institute at Talabardon & Gautier!) To the traditional breakfast on Wednesday at the Exchange. Exhibits, auctions and symposium (this year: drawings by sculptors designed Guilhem Scherf du Louvre) have been added to the event. And the market absorbs without apparent saturation, these thousands of leaves in a week. Why change a successful formula? This 17th Salon is sticking to his guns. No change except a booth drawings anonymous, but at prices a little too high. The desire is quite different for the Salon contemporary drawing which has yet to be proved. "This second edition is as successful, if not more, than the first. The dynamism of Paris for the design and contemporary is confirmed, with 55 galleries in France and abroad, "says with the enthusiasm of targets hit in the heart, Franck Leroy. "It's a real rendezvous for collectors, those who can not invest a few hundred, a few thousand euros. This fair focuses on the living artists who speak to us in today's world, "defends already on the Net This master of the Parisian scene.  There is a great freshness in these floors peaceful but somewhat labyrinthine, where thin walls too heavy forcing managers to be aligned against the wall, as in the workshop. Whatever the decor, lights and office carpeting wrong, the modest price of a liberating effect that suddenly makes art accessible to all.  The 2nd Salon contemporary drawing offers values as Dubuffet, Georg Baselitz that mixes ink and watercolor (36300 €, the grand design of 2007), Antony Gormley sculptor who drew with coffee symmetries random from Nature (Infection , 1998, 29 x 38 cm, 8400 eur always at Thaddaeus Ropac). And stars like Jenny Holzer or Lawrence Weiner with delicate collages and messages rebus (10000 to $ 20000, small sizes, at Yvon Lambert).  This year, Parisians have made a raid on the works of Marlene Mocquet (chez Alain Gutharc), Isabelle Lévénez (at Suret Isabelle), Frédérique Loutz (at Claudine Butterfly), Julien Beneyton (at Olivier Robert), Françoise Petrovich (among RX ). Antoine de Galbert, the founder of the Red House at the Bastille, was seduced by the naked poignant as injuries Cathryn Boch (1600 to 3500 € at Anne de Villepoix). The enthusiasm was just as great on the Exchange with many sales for the true leaves (an allegory of the sixteenth Ligozzi by Jean-Luc Baroni) not too decorative, as is the trend.

event of the month in ParisInternet cable unlimited high speed connection mapMap of the Metro- Parisian SubwayWeather and Temperature in Paris10 excellent reasons to discover le Marais in your lifeguide of saint-germain des presGetting to paris from the aiport roissy charles de gaulle