From the 15th to 18th of November 2012, Paris Photo will take at the Gran Palais (Paris). This year the event will show the work of 128 exhibitors – including 36 newcomers and 23 specialists of photography books – with a renewed international selection about the works and artists.

The programme will be divided in four sections:

-recent acquisitions (an exhibition by big institutions like LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Huis Marseille (Amsterdam), Fotomuseum Winterthur (Suisse )

– Private collections – an exhibition of private collections by the Achieves of Modern Conflict called “Collected Shadows”

– Open Book – a tribute to the art of photography books

– Paris Photo Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards – a competition directed by an international jury divided into 2 categories: “First photobook” and “Photobook of the Year”

Furthermore there will be exhibitions by two partners of Paris Photo, Acqua by Giorgio Armani and JPMorgan Chase & Co.


-dates: 14th November/18th November 2012

-location: Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris


14th Nov. (opening day)

2 pm: Vip and Press only (VIP badges only)

6 pm-9,30 pm: public opening

15th/18th Nov. :

10am-noon: special time slot for Vip & Guests

noon-8pm (7pm on Sunday): opening hours





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Tobia Piatto, born in 1989 in Venice, has started taking photographs about the underground world of skateboarding in 2007, making of his biggest passion a work. He has started working for POSI+TIVE magazine in 2010, writing for photography, fashion and culture departments.

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