Following last year’s success with more than 20.000 visitors, the second edition of the Urban Art Fair in Paris is gathering art critics, galleries, collectors, artists and fans of urban art at the Carreau du Temple from April 20 to 23, 2017, with thirty French and International galleries specialized in urban art.
Numerous galleries that exhibited last year are returning to the fair in 2017: galerie du jour agnès b., Galerie Ange Basso, Galerie Artistik Rezo, Galeries Bartoux, Galerie Berthéas les Tournesols, Galerie Brugier-Rigail, David Pluskwa Art Contemporain, Galerie 42b, Green Flowers Art, Joël Knafo Art, Lézarts Urbains, PDP Gallery et Galerie Wallworks for the French galleries; Vroom & Varossieau, Urban Spree et Urban Art Gallery among the international galleries. Twelve exhibitors are joining for the first time at Urban Art Fair: Avenue des Arts (Hong- Kong), Galerie Bel-Air Fine Art (Geneva), ART IN THE GAME (London), Pretty Portal (Düsseldorf), Galerie Mathgoth (Paris), Openspace (Paris), NUNC ! (Paris, Grenoble), Le Grand Jeu (Paris), Galerie Géraldine Zberro (Paris), Galerie Lélia Mordoch (Paris), Galerie Saltiel (Aix-en-Provence), H Gallery (Paris).
The Urban Art Fair presents a panorama of urban contemporary artists from Banksy to Blek Le Rat, Jef Aerosol, Cranio, Miss Tic, The London Police, Shepard Fairey, Gris1, Kan, Monkey Bird, Seth, Cleon Peterson…
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The programme also includes a series of talks, film screenings and talks on 21 and 22 April from the beginning of the graffiti in NYC to contemporary muralism.
« The Covers Collection » booth presented by Graffiti Art Magazine is highlighting ten iconic pieces that were on the cover of the contemporary urban art magazine.
In parallel to the Fair, an outdoor exhibition titled « Cannot Be bo(a)rdered » explores popular subcultures in L’Espace Commines from April 21 to May 7 through the works of thirty artists and collectives from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, using skateboards as their main medium.
Urban Art Fair Paris
20 – 23 April 2017
Le Carreau du Temple
4 Rue Eugène Spuller, 75003 Paris