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Paris Photo 2013. Searching for Mediterranean pictures

CULTURE-PHOTOSCarolle BenitahI love walking under the iron and glass vaults of the Grand Palais, the wonderful 19th century Beaux-Arts building in downtown Paris. From the 13th until the 17th of November,  I was there, walking and carefully watching the 17th edition of Paris Photo, an event dedicated to contemporary photography. It is a rich ensemble of exhibitions (which included also recent acquisitions and private collections – as the one of Herald Falckenberg), as well as a meeting point for artists, gallery owners, collectors and passionate of photography. But it is also a moment of exchange, open to reflection. Although the town offered (and still is offering) interesting parallel exhibitions, I dedicated my attention to the Grand Palais, which this year hosted 136 galleries and 28 publishers, both French and international, and many interesting projects and pictures from the Mediterranean.

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