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Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (FIAC)

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The Paris International Contemporary Art Fair (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain or FIAC) is a contemporary art event that occurs in Paris.

It is held in October in the Grand Palais.[1].

Milestones[edit]

  • 1974 - The first edition is held in the Gare de la Bastille
  • 1975 - The fair moves to the Grand Palais
  • 1982 - The FIAC welcomes photography for the first time
  • 2001 - The fair welcomes video art for the first time
  • 2007 - The FIAC and Artprice issue the first Annual Report on the Contemporary Art Market, analyzing the sales of 500 artists[2]
  • 2011 - The FIAC starts to have an outside the walls part, in the Jardin des Plantes and the Jardin des Tuileries[3].
  • 2014 - In parallel of the FIAC, the first Foire OFF(ICIELLE) is launched at the City of Fashion and Design[4]

Marcel Duchamp Prize[edit]

The Marcel Duchamp Prize (in French : Prix Marcel Duchamp) is an annual award given to a young artist by the Association pour la Diffusion Internationale de l'Art Français (ADIAF) since 2001 at the FIAC.[5].

The winner receives €35,000 personally and up to €30,000 in order to produce an exhibition of their work in the Modern Art museum (Centre Georges Pompidou).[6].

See also[edit]

  • Art Basel
  • Frieze Art Fair

External links[edit]

Category:Contemporary art Marcel Duchamp


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  1. "Paris, capitale des arts, galvanise la Fiac 2018". Le Figaro (in français). 2018-10-18.
  2. "The Artprice / FIAC Contemporary Art Market Report is out!". Artprice. 2011-10-09.
  3. "At 44, a Paris Art Fair Is Gaining Even More Steam". New York Times. 2017-10-18.
  4. "Fiac art fair director Jennifer Flay on the challenges ahead". Financial Times. 2019-10-11.
  5. "Prix Marcel Duchamp shortlist announced". Art Review. 2019-12-20.
  6. "Marcel Duchamp Prize Exhibition". Centre Pompidou (in français). 2020-09-10.