MAI 2019
Visual Arts in New York

We are happy to announce the 16 grantees selected this year by Etant donnés Artistic Committee for projects taking place between June 2019 and June 2020.
10 american institutions, 4 french artists in residence and 2 american curators including : Yto Barrada, Huguette Caland, Liv Schulman, Tarik Kiswanson, Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Laure Vigna, among others...

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The eighth edition of Frieze New York will take place in Randall’s Island Park from May 2 to 5, 2019 and will feature more than 190 galleries from around the world, showcasing a diverse range of works by emerging talents and established artists. Besides, a variety of French galleries will participate in Frieze New York: Galerie Lelong & Co, Loevenbruck, Mor Charpentier, Perrotin...

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The Loevenbruck Gallery is participating in Frieze New York 2019.
Its founder, Hervé Loevenbruck will dedicate his booth to present the underrated work of the Haïtian artist, Roland Dorcély.


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Founded by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, 1-54 is the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora with annual editions in London, New York and Marrakech. A variety of French galleries will participate : Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Cecile Fakhoury, Espace d’art contemporain 14N 61W, MAGNIN-A, L'agence à Paris...

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During NYCxDESIGN, May 16-20, 2019, Oui Design will present two sets of collaborative projects at Industry City in partnership with WantedDesign Brooklyn, exploring new methods of production at the intersection of design, art and craft: Transatlantic Creative Exchange and Design Education. Both programs bring together designers from France and the US to explore new methods and to create new work. In addition, the exhibition Game ChangHer by Eyes on Talent highlights the creations signed by key women-designers, all selected between France and the United States.

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TEFAF gives international dealers the platform to present museum-quality works of all eras and genres to a broad base of collectors and connoisseurs. Several French galleries will participate to this fair from 3 to 7 may 2019 at Park Avenue Armory : Applicat Prazan, Galerie 1900-2000, L’Arc en Seine, Galerie Bernard Dulon, Galerie David Ghezelbash, Laffanour galerie Downtown, Oscar Graf, Jousse entreprise, Galerie Kreo, Galerie Lefebvre, Kamel Mennour, Reza, Perrotin, Vallois Paris/New York, and Galerie George-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois.

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On May 4 at 4pm, join Philippe Apeloig as he discusses his latest book, "Enfants de Paris: 1939-1945", which offers an original perspective on the stories of the children victims of WWII.

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On May 13 at 7pm, join Catherine Cusset as she presents "A Life of David Hockney", which offers an accessible overview of the painter who shook the world of art with a vitality and freedom that neither heartbreak nor illness nor loss could corrode.

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On May 20 at 6.30 pm, French gallerist Nathalie Obadia will present her new book "Géopolitique de l'art contemporain" in discussion with Benjamin Sutton, lead editor art market and news at Artsy.
Find soon more information on Albertine website.


From May 1 to June 1, 2019, award-winning French artist and designer Elodie Blanchard brings her signature vision and playfulness to the FIAF Gallery with a special exhibition "Fabrications", featuring four unique projects created with a wide range of textiles and stitching techniques as part of NYCxDESIGN.

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Julien Creuzet's works are presented at NADA House of Governors Island (May 2 -August 4). From April 30 to May 5, Galerie Zurcher presents its group show "Tech Art for collectors, artjaws special guest exhibition" with works by French artists Samuel Bianchini, Pascal Haudressy, Ronan Barrot, and Pascal Dombis. At Gallery Ceysson Bénétière, "Plastic Confetti" by Daniel Firman (May 2-June 15); at Emmanuel Barbault Gallery, the exhibition "Fool's Gold" will present Evariste Richer (May 3 - June 15); at Nathalie Karg Gallery, "Harlequins and Bathers", a solo show of French ceramicist Elsa Sahal (May 1-June 15); at Perrotin gallery, Claude Rutault and his "de-finitions/methods from the 70s" (April 25-June 8), at Josee Bienvenu gallery, Thomas Fougeirol and his "Ghosts Prints" (May 23-25).
The group show "Beyond Boundaries : LensCulture Discoveries in Contemporary Photography" including French photographer Karine Roué at Aperture Foundation Gallery (April 25 - May 2). Espace 15orient will showcase the work of Ludovic Beillard and Hugo Dinër from May 15.

It is still possible to see the works of Jean-Luc Moulène at the Sculpture Center (until July 29, 2019), Daniel Buren on the High Line (until March 2020), and Jean-Luc Mylaine at the Parrish Center (until July 28, 2019).

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