Best of FIAC 2010

Yves Netzhammer

Located in Paris’ most prestigious and emblematic sites and infused with its history and cultural life, FIAC has become one of the art world’s premier international events of the fall calendar. FIAC collaborates with Paris’ highest acclaimed art institutions to develop a roster of the most up and coming artists. Here is a selection of what we liked the most at the opening:

Justin Materly

Victor Man, Untitled (We Die,), 2008

Rolf Julius, Line (Black), 2009 : 5 suspended speakers

Honoré d’OConnaître ses Maîtres, 2010

Andrey Blokhin and Georgy Kuznetsov, Recycle, 2010

Naama Tsabar, Untitled (Double Face), 2010

Mounir Fatmi, Maximum Sensation #1, 2010 : 50 custom made skateboards.

Mounir Fatmi, Between the lines, 2010

Ariel Schlesinger, Oil Lamp, 2010

FIAC brings together 195 modern and contemporary art galleries from 24 countries. Some are represented for the first time this year : Japan, Mexico, Korea and Ireland.

Zhang Huan, Little Brother, 2008 : Ash on linen.

Wim Delvoye, Handcarved car tire, 2006

Mathieu Briand, Le monde flotant, 2006

Kelley Walker, Untitled, 2003

Adel Abdessemed, 2010

Tracey Emin, It was just a kiss, 2010

Tracey Emin, I promise to love you, 2010

Théo Mercier, Le Solitaire, 2010

Iván Navarro, Wail, 2010

Iván Navarro, Witness, 2010

Théo Mercier, Les précieuses ridicules and Navet de la colère, 2010

In a spirit of continuity, the FIAC reaffirms the grounding principles on which its identity is founded : commitment to a broad focus that leads it to privilege a balanced panorama of modern, contemporary and emerging art; receptivity to a diverse range of artistic practices as demonstrated by the outdoor projects in the Tuileries garden :

Not Vital, Tongue, 2010

Mounir Fatmi, I like America, 2010

Ugo Rondinone, Turn back time. lets start this day again, 2009


Oct 21-24

Grand Palais & Louvre, Paris