ARTS D’AUSTRALIE ¢ STÃ‰PHANE JACOB has great pleasure in inviting you to its new exhibition
ABORIGINAL ART: THE SONGLINES
Opening Wednesday September 8, 3 pm to 9 pm
Galerie SEINE 51 – 51 rue de Seine, Paris 6Ã¨me
Showing from September 9 to September 12, 2010
Paris-based dealer and Australian Indigenous Art specialist, StÃ©phane Jacob, will exhibit works by several of AustraliaÂ´s most admired and innovative Contemporary Aboriginal Artists at this year’s Parcours des Mondes the world’s leading international tribal art fair which will take place in Saint-Germain-des- PrÃ©s in the latin quarter from September 9 to September 12, 2010.
This major international show and sale of African, Asian, Oceanic and American arts brings together thousands of collectors and professionals from around the world to share their common passion. The most important international galleries will join their Parisian counterparts in the beaux-arts neighborhood of Saint- Germain. They will present a wide variety of masterpieces, alongside more affordable pieces, and there will also be a host of thematic exhibitions. Non- Parisian dealers will set up in gallery spaces in the neighborhood for the duration of the Parcours in prestigious spaces that normally specialize in modern and contemporary art and design.
With the kind support of Galerie SEINE 51, ARTS D’AUSTRALIE¢STEPHANE JACOB, the French-based gallery devoted to the promotion and understanding of Aboriginal Arts in Europe, in close conjunction with Aboriginal Art Centers , will display a selection of exceptional contemporary paintings and sculptures , created by the most celebrated artists from both Central Desert and Arnhem Land as well as the Torres Strait Islands. Showing: Kathleen PETYARRE, Abie Loy KEMARRE, Dennis NONA, Dorothy NAPANGARDI, ¦ Saturday September 11, 3 pm to 6 pm
Exceptional encounter with two of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists: Kathleen Petyarre and Abie Loy Kemarre on the occasion of their first visit to France
Kathleen and Abie will then travel to the Abbey of Daoulas (Britanny) for an artist’s residency during the exhibition
Â«Great North-Great South. Inuit and Aboriginal artistsÂ» curated by the EPCC Chemins du patrimoine en FinistÃ¨re (www.cdp29.fr) in co-production with the MusÃ©e des Confluences – DÃ©partement du RhÃ´ne