Friday, October 22th: visit of the contemporary art fair ASIA NOW in the Hoche Salons.

Snow Forest. Farhad Moshiri. 2017. Hand embroidered beads on canvas. 182 x 153 cm. Perrotin Gallery.

Composition 15.07.89. Zao Wou-Ki. 1989. Oil on canvas. 54 x 65 cm. Aktis Gallery.

Crowd. Lee Ungno. 1988. India ink on Hanji paper. 49 x 34 cm. Vazieux Gallery.

This ink year, a few Friends came to discover the seventh edition of this Asian contemporary art fair. The theme was to ask about the Arts of Living in a Damaged World. The fair has widened its scope to Western Asia by inviting nine Iranian galleries and artists from Tehran who will be present for the first time in Paris. A total of forty galleries presented two hundred artists

Like every year, the fair hosted group and individual exhibitions proposed by the participating galleries, as well as special projects, including a series of off-site installations, artist video projections and a cycle of performances. and conversations.

The Traces. Yang Yongliang. 2018. 4K Video. HdM Gallery.

Couple. Wang Keping. 2016. Sculpture in acacia wood.n61 x 35 x 28 cm. Nathalie Obadia Gallery.

Flower Vase. Li Hongbo. 2020. Paper. 49 x 23 x 23 cm. DANYSZ Gallery.

Artists of Asian origin were however numerous with famous names like Zao Wu-Ki, Ma Desheng, Lee Ungno or Young-Sé Lee, some others already known by their participation in previous editions and new talents.

Figurative or abstract, paintings, sculptures, installations and ceramics offered a varied panorama of oriental artistic activity of great richness.

Constellation 2020. Microscopic plant cells 4. Weng Jijun. 2020. Dry lacquer on metal sheet. 31,5 x 22 cm. CONTEMPORARY DUMONTEIL.

Echoes. Qu Leilei. 2020. Indian ink on xuan paper. 172 x 90 cm. RED ZONE ARTS.

The Crossing XLVI. Bao Vuong. 2021. Oil, acrylic and egraphite powder on canvas. 195 x 97 cm. A2Z Art Gallery.

Vases and bottles by Natsuko Uchino. 2021. Glazed stoneware. Allen Gallery.



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