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Artcurial Art Bookshop

During Art Paris Art Fair, Artcurial art bookshop, is focussing on contemporary African art, contributing as it has done for 10 years to a real understanding of this flourishing sector. It is also presenting an international selection of books on the other modern and contemporary artists showcased in the 2017 edition of the fair. Special emphasis will be placed on catalogues raisonnés and artists’ books.

The Artcurial bookshop is located in the Hôtel Marcel Dassault in Paris, which is also home to a restaurant and the prestigious auction house itself. On its shelves you’ll find works on the tribal arts, design, photography, fashion, architecture and landscaping. It also sells limited edition artworks.


Programme

Marc Wonga Mancoba exhibition
In collaboration with the publishing company AREA, Artcurial bookshop is putting on an exhibition of the original drawings used to produce Marc Wonga Mancoba’s artist’s book ‘ a taxy way to heaven’ .
The artist is the son of CoBrrA member Sonja Ferlov and the South African artist Ernest Mancoba, who came to France in 1939. His art is characterised by the commitment and vigour of the original members of the CoBrA movement.

A program of book signings and encounters, as well as the launch of the new cultural magazine Something we Africans got, From Africa with Art.

Book signings :

30th March- 5.30pm:
Gao Xingjian, Nobel prize in literature and painter, signs “La montagne de l’âme” published by Seuil Editions, and “Esprit errant, pensée méditative” published by Caractères Editions (Gao Xinjiang's work is also shown in a solo show at Galerie Claude Bernard)
30th March – 6.30pm: Marin Karmitz signs “Comédies” published by Fayard Editions
30th March – 6.30pm: Philippe Dagen signs “Artistes et ateliers” published by Gallimard Editions
30th March – 7.30pm: Najia Mehadji signs her monography published by Somogy Editions
31th March – 6pm: Elena Lavanant presents “L’encyclopédie de l’avant-garde russe” (The encyclopedia of the Russian Avant-garde) published by GETS Editions
1st April – 4pm: Chantal Colleu Dumond signs « Art & Nature » published by Flammarion Editions
1st April – 5.30pm: Soly Cissé signs “ Univers” published by Solyarts Editions
1st April – 6.30pm: Richard Texier signs “ Le grand M” published by Gallimard Editions
2nd April – 4pm: Barthélémy Toguo signs “ Entretiens” published by Buchet-Chastel Editions
2nd April – 5pm: Pupa Neumann signs “ La madeleine de Gide » published by Céline Niezsawer Editions

White Ocean exhibition
As a part of Art Paris Art Fair VIP programme, discover Simone Pheulpin’s exhibition at Artcurial libraire d'Art 7, rond-point des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris

Okwui Enwezor, Chika Okeke-Azulu, Contemporary African Art since 1980, Damiani, 2009
  • Okwui Enwezor, Chika Okeke-Azulu, Contemporary African Art since 1980, Damiani, 2009
Théophile Pillault, JoneOne.The Chronicles, Pyramyd Editions, 2015
  • Théophile Pillault, JoneOne.The Chronicles, Pyramyd Editions, 2015
Meiche Daniel, Wonga Mancoba, Des taxis pour le ciel, Area, 2010
  • Meiche Daniel, Wonga Mancoba, Des taxis pour le ciel, Area, 2010