These days, you are unlikely to bump into the new Giacometti or Picasso on the streets of Montmartre or Montparnasse. If you’re into visual arts, your best bet is to hit the Marais district and check out the galleries. At Emmanuel Perrotin’s on rue de Turenne, you’ll find works by the American Josh Sperling, the Korean Park Seo-Bo and the Mexican Gabriel de La Morta… while David Zwirner’s new space in the rue Vieille-du-Temple exhibits the creations of American artist Raymond Pettibon, his first solo show in the French capital since 1995.
Better still, head to the Grand Palais this week, which is hosting the core of Paris’s International Contemporary Art Fair (the FIAC) until Sunday. Three weeks after the Frieze and the Frieze Masters in London, the FIAC puts Paris at the center of the Art Market with “197 galleries from 29 countries”
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