Galeries Lafayette to support 16 galleries at Paris+ by Art Basel
What: Galeries Lafayette has become the official partner of the Galeries Émergentes sector at the first edition of Paris+ par Art Basel to support and boost the visibility of 16 galleries.
Why it is important: Galeries Lafayette shows their 120-year commitment to enabling creatives by promoting contemporary design at the French capital’s important upcoming cultural event for the first edition of Art Basel’s Paris+.
As well, the department store group’s corporate foundation, Lafayette Anticipations, will present a new exhibition visible at both the Foundation and Palais de Tokyo. Lafayette Anticipations will also select an artist to support the realization of a new piece of work that will then be presented at the Foundation during Paris+ by Art Basel next year. The artist will be chosen by qualified professionals from the art world.
In addition to its event-related activities, Galeries Lafayette will involve stores including hosting a large piece by Yngve Holen in the atrium of the Champs-Elysées location.
The event will take place from 20 to 23 October 2022 at the Grand Palais Ephémère.