From the 12 to the 15 of November, the best photography galleries in the world are in Paris to shine light on the most exciting photographers of our time. A one time opportunity to see multiple approaches to the eighth art, from historical pieces, to new contemporary discoveries. Here are some of our top picks from this year’s grand Paris Photo.
The american artist Sandy Skolund is showing her new work “Winter”, never-beforeppieces following her still-life, surrealist trademark.
In her latest series, “Woman Are Different From men”, German artist Brigitte Zieger again explores the power of violence and the media, with pin-up pictures of women pointing guns at the viewer.
Guy Bourdin’s “Charles Jourdan, Spring 1978” at Louise Alexander Gallery. Photo courtesy The Guy Bourdin Estate. In this series displayed at the Louise Alexander Gallery, the late fashion photographer mixed the fashion shoots with polaroid images. These original polaroids are actually on view in their gallery next to the images.
The British photographer Paul Graham will be featured both in New York’s Pace/MacGill Gallery and Berlin’s Carlier/Gebauer, with his series featuring his partner Senami.
Nobuyoshi Araki’s “Oh Nipon/ Oh Japan,” 1971 at Komiyama Tokyo. Courtesy: Aperture; Komiyama Tokyo
Photobooks are still one of the fair’s main attractions and this edition brings 27 art book publishers. Photographers like Jason Larkin, Shaw, Matt Henry or Eamonn Doyle will be signing books in the respective stands.
Paris Photo takes place from 12-15 Nov under the glass-roof of the Grand Palais. For more information visit www.parisphoto.com