Trend in sight

Prospective trends seen at FIAC 2017

Art Market | Although leading international art fairs are mainly market-oriented, they also convey relevant information on creative trends. As far as the art market is concerned, the International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) confirms the concentration of historic fundamentals, whether they be already established pieces or pieces that are still unknown.. That being said, a closer examination of the Fair’s wide variety of stands, brings outtwo prospective common themes, forecasting an evolution of contemporary aesthetics around the themes of mutant bodies and utopian habitats.

Tomás Saraceno, Stillness in Motion - 35.02, 2017 © Courtesy de l’artist et de la galerie Esther Schipper
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Tomás Saraceno, Stillness in Motion - 35.02, 2017
© Courtesy de l’artist et de la galerie Esther Schipper

Mutant bodies

Today’s hyper-connected digital era shifts our collective imagination towards the issues of genetic transformation and artificial intelligence. This trend is illustrated at FIAC 2017 through the presence of artists - most of which are already recognised by the market - that question the idea of mutant bodies. For instance, Kamel Mennour’s gallery presents Moonrise East (2005), a monumental sculpture by Swiss artist […]

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Tomás Saraceno, Stillness in Motion - 35.02, 2017 © Courtesy de l’artist et de la galerie Esther Schipper Thomas Bayrle, Scheibenwischer (Dirigent), 2013 (detail) © Courtesy de l’artiste et de la Galerie Mezzanin Larrisa Fassler et Yona Friedman, vue du stand de la Galerie Jérôme Poggi, FIAC 2017 © Nicolas Brasseur / Courtesy Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris

Tomás Saraceno, Stillness in Motion - 35.02, 2017
© Courtesy de l’artist et de la galerie Esther Schipper

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