PROGRAMME INTRAMURAL 2018

THE EXHIBITION COMICS/DRAWING : CORRESPONDANCES

Always committed to showing and sharing the vast array of contemporary drawing over the past 50 years, the DRAWING NOW Art Fair’s 12th edition is placing an emphasis on comics. With a selection of drawing “strips”, animated or “comic” drawings, original boards, and other images, the aforementioned institutions are each hosting exhibitions in Paris and in Angoulême.

MASTER NOW

On 20 galleries booth, find more about a route for drawing masterpieces. Philippe Piguet, artistic director, has selected in the galleries storages 20 artworks by recognized contemporary artists: from one booth to another, these pieces will be highlighted with particular attention to create a remarkable throughout the fair, leading up to the pinnacle Master Now section.

TALKS

As it does every year, the fair serves as a communication platform for speakers specializing in contemporary art through Talks and Artists interviews. With the Drawing Center New York, the Drawing Room London, the Menial Collection Houston, the Drawing Lab Paris, the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l’image…

DRAWING NOW AWARD

The DRAWING NOW Award supports emerging art by granting 5,000 euros and a personal exhibition to an early career artist. The winner is selected among all artists aged under 45 who are presented as the focus of a booth at DRAWING NOW Art Fair. The gallery Selection Committee meets on the first day of the art fair to designate the laureate. Every year several dis nguished personalities contribute to the committees’ efforts.