PARIS PHOTO SHOW 2019
By Jane Rosensten
PARIS PHOTO SHOW, the largest international art exhibition was held at the Grand Palas in Paris from November 7 to November 10, 2019.
This year the press was invited to a special preview on November 6. The goal of the show was to present and promote photographic art from exhibitors worldwide. There were about 200 exhibitions includng photographs, art book dealers some wth rare editons both to sell and to please the attendees who just wanted to look at outstanding photography;We saw photographs from the masters of photography and young talent.
Partners for the event included J.P. Morgan,Huawei Pernod Ricard, , SNCF, The New York Times and Aho and Soldan Photo and Film Foundaton.
Paris Photo provided visitors opportunities to see curated exhibtions from well known publc and prvate institutions; There were conversation platforms such as Architecture and Image,, Emergng Photograohy and What s Vntage?
Frances Jakubek from New York was presentng some photos from the companyBruce Silverstein located in Manhatten, New York city. She was happy to meet me and told me that she is personally organizing exhbitions for “A Yellow Rose Project” to commemorate the 100th annversary of women’s right to vote. She has invited women photographers to present ther works and is looking for sponsors, grants and venues. I suggested she find venues in Washngton,DC and offered to help organize an exhibtion in Pars.
Films shown with free admission included both French and international short flms about photography.
The Eyes magazine organzed talks by artsts presentng ther books and followed by question and answer sessons
Paris Photo gave the professonal photographc dealers and the publc opportunities to see some of the most historcal famous collectons in the world and to meet photographers, gallery owners and collectors.