Paris+ par Art Basel’s sector for site-specific projects Sites will present over
20 publicly accessible works and interventions in emblematic settings
throughout the city
‘La Suite de l’Histoire’, an exhibition curated by Annabelle Ténèze, Director of
Les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse, will go on show in the Jardin
des Tuileries
Domaine national du Louvre and the musée national EugèneDelacroix as part of Sites
• A site-specific installation by Alicja Kwade – the artist’s largest to date – will
be on view on Place Vendôme
Omer Fast will present his multilayered installation ‘Karla’ in the Chapelle des
Petits-Augustins des Beaux-Arts de Paris

• A dynamic program of Conversations, curated by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos
and Charles Teyssou, will take place at the Bal de la Marine, a docked boat
next to the Eiffel Tower
• Paris+ par Art Basel will take place at the Grand Palais Éphémère from October 20 to 23, 2022

Sites is dedicated to artistic projects taking place in the heart of Paris. For its first edition,
Sites will take place in iconic settings throughout the city, including the Jardin des Tuileries
Domaine national du Louvre, as well as Place Vendôme, musée national EugèneDelacroix and Chapelle des Petits-Augustins des Beaux-Arts de Paris.
Clément Delépine, Director, Paris+ par Art Basel says: ‘I am truly delighted with the scale
and ambition of our inaugural edition of Sites and the vibrant Conversations program. Both
sectors are accessible to all, extending our programming throughout the city to a broad
audience beyond our fair visitors. While Sites and Conversations take place outside of the
fair premises, conceptually they sit at its very center, providing new impulses to
contemporary cultural discourse.’

Sites at the Jardin des Tuileries – Domaine national du Louvre and at musée national

Organized in collaboration with the Musée du Louvre and curated by Annabelle Ténèze,
Director of Les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse, the exhibition titled ‘La Suite de
l’Histoire’, brings together large-scale works in the scenic grounds of the Jardin des Tuileries
and a solo project by artist Thaddeus Mosley in the landscaped garden at the musée
national Eugène-Delacroix
The exhibition examines the multi-layered history of the Jardin des Tuileries, including its
political and public dimensions, through the work of artists whose practices often subvert
and reimagine the role of art in the public realm. Set in a place in which history, architecture
and nature converge, the exhibition invites visitors to revisit the gardens in a new way.

Annabelle Ténèze, Paris+ par Art Basel Curator of Sites at the Jardin des Tuileries
Domaine national du Louvre and at the musée national Eugène-Delacroix, says: ‘La Suite
de l’Histoire’ brings together contemporary creations linked to new artistic practices in the
public space. In the Jardin des Tuileries, a place of history, a space of nature in the city and
a popular attraction, and in the musée Delacroix, over 20 works emancipate themselves
from the tradition of monumental elevation and question the narratives in suspense. The
artists, proposing alternative monuments, turning the forms of sculpture upside down or
inhabiting the garden in a different way, reveal the possible continuations of history; ‘La
Suite de l’Histoire’.’

Laurence des Cars, Présidente-Directrice of the Musée du Louvre says: ‘I am thrilled about
this inaugural exhibition, which reflects an emboldened presence of contemporary art in the
Tuileries, and is embedded in the renewal of our autumnal sculpture project in the gardens.
Since the 17th century, the garden has been a place for the public and for creativity.
Annabelle Ténèze, whose work at the musée d’art contemporain de Rochechouart and the
Abattoirs in Toulouse I have followed closely, has perfectly mastered the technical and
curatorial challenges at hand to propose an exhibition that features works by artists from
different generations and backgrounds. The Tuileries garden, like the Louvre and the musée
Delacroix, is a place filled with life in all its forms. With this exhibition, we will be able to write
‘La Suite de l’Histoire’ together.’

Highlights include:
• Danish artist Nina Beier’s ‘Guardians’ (2022), an installation of four toppled marble
lions laying on the ground and covered with patches of seeds, attracting the
garden’s birds. The work is presented by Croy Nielsen and Standard (Oslo).
• An installation by Mexican, New York-based artist Raúl de Nieves, composed of
three beaded sculptures and titled ‘Musicians’ (2020) presented by Morán Morán,
Company Gallery, and Fitzpatrick Gallery.
• French American artist Niki de Saint Phalle’s sculpture ‘Blue Obelisk with Flowers’
(1992) presented by Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois.
• ‘The Green Pavilion’ (2022) by French architect and artist Odile Decq, an homage
to the Renaissance greenhouse as a space for protection of rare species and social
interaction, presented by Galerie Philippe Gravier.
• German artist Judith Hopf’s ‘Phone User 4 (outdoor)’ (2022), a concrete sculpture
of a human-sized figure holding a smartphone, addressing the fraught relationship
between people and their mobile devices
• A sculpture by Austrian artist Franz West titled ‘Lemurenköpfe (Lemure Heads)’
(1992/2000), first displayed at documenta IX in Kassel in 1992 and presented by
David Zwirner.
The applications for Sites at the Jardin des Tuileries were open to all galleries, irrespective
of their participation in Paris+ par Art Basel.
The exhibition will continue at the musée national Eugène Delacroix, which will host a
presentation of works by African American artist Thaddeus Mosley, marking the sculptor’s
first solo museum exhibition in France. Mosley introduces an installation comprising recent
sculptures, ranging in size from miniature to monumental. Heavily carved pieces are balanced
against one another in multi-part sculptures, which are contrasted by smaller, mask-sized,
tabletop sculptures. Mosley’s work is presented by Karma.

Sites at Place Vendôme
At Place Vendôme, German-Polish artist Alicja Kwade will present ‘Au cours des Mondes’
(2022), curated by Jérôme Sans. This new installation, her largest to date, is a set of
spheres, a recurring motif for the artist, in dialogue with infinite staircases. A veritable
initiatory journey in the public space, the installation questions our relationship to
knowledge, the universe, and the mechanisms of power. The work is presented by kamel
Sites at Chapelle des Petits-Augustins des Beaux-Arts de Paris
Omer Fast’s exhibition ‘Karla’ (2022) will be on view at Chapelle des Petits-Augustins des
Beaux-Arts de Paris
. It features a holographic projection exploring the eponymous
character’s job for a big tech company, as well as ghost-like sculptures and copies of Max
Beckmann’s self-portrait. Together, these elements respond to the 16th-century sculptures
permanently on view in the chapel, exploring the inherently ambiguous nature of concepts
such as authenticity, time, and reality. ‘Karla’ is presented by gb agency.
The Sites sector is supported by David Yurman, a celebrated American jewelry company
founded in New York by David Yurman, a sculptor, and his wife, Sybil, a painter and
ceramicist – both proud benefactors of the arts.
Evan Yurman, President of David Yurman says: ‘We are pleased to partner with Paris+ par
Art Basel in their inaugural year to support their public art project ‘Sites’ in Paris – a city that,
like our hometown of New York, is defined by art and artists. We at David Yurman feel
connected to the city’s history, its people, its art, and are excited to be a part of this project
with Paris+ to help amplify the French capital’s artistic roots.’

For the full list of artists and galleries featured in Sites and further information, visit
From October 20 to 23, students from the École du Louvre will be available between 3pm
and 5.30pm at all four locations of the sector to guide visitors.

Curated by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou, and located in the
atmospheric Bal de la Marine, a docked boat next to the Tour Eiffel, the Conversations
program features 32 speakers across nine panels, bringing together leading artists,
gallerists, collectors, curators, museum directors, and critics. Topics range from what erotic
counter-readings of art history the queer art scene can offer to a discussion on how Pan Africanism as an aspiring poetic and decolonial movement is being revitalized by a new
generation of DJs, fashion designers and artists.
Further Conversations highlights include:
• ‘What’s Next for the French Art Market?’ with gallerists Mariane Ibrahim, Thaddaeus
, and High Art’s Romain Chenais. Moderated by Farah Nayeri, Culture Writer
at The New York Times
• ‘Artists’ Influencers’ with artist Hervé Télémaque, author Françoise Vergès, and
Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries
• ‘Sex and Art along the Seine’: with artist Tarek Lakhrissi, author Bruce Benderson,
and Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, Director, Departement culture et creation, Centre
Pompidou. Moderated by independent curator Juliette Desorgues
• ‘Dandyism in the 21st Century?’ with artist and gallerist Emily Sundblad, playwright,
producer, writer and actor Jeremy O. Harris, film and theatre director Ulrike
. Moderated by Luca Lo Pinto, artistic Director MACRO, Rome.
Running from October 20 to 22, Conversations is free to the public and will be livestreamed
on Art Basel’s Facebook channel. The program will be held in English and French with
simultaneous translation. For further information please visit

Galeries Émergentes
Dedicated to emerging galleries across the globe, Galeries Émergentes will feature 16 solo
presentations. Exhibitors include Antenna Space from Shanghai, Instituto de Visión from
Bogotá and New York, LC Queisser from Tibilisi, Marfa‘ from Beirut, Parliament from Paris,
Galeria Dawid Radziszewski from Warsaw, sans titre (2016) from Paris, and Veda from
Supported by groupe Galeries Lafayette, one artist from Galeries Émergentes will be
chosen by a specially appointed jury to exhibit at Lafayette Anticipations the following year.
The Lafayette Prize rewards the artist as well as the gallery who will be reimbursed its
participation fee. For the full list of exhibitors in Galeries Émergentes, please visit

About Art Basel
Founded in 1970 by gallerists from Basel, Art Basel today stages the world’s premier art
shows for Modern and contemporary art, sited in Basel, Miami Beach, Hong Kong and
Paris. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its
participating galleries, artworks presented, and the content of parallel programming
produced in collaboration with local institutions for each edition. Art Basel’s engagement has
expanded beyond art fairs through new digital platforms and a number of new initiatives
such as the Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report, Intersections: The Art Basel
Podcast and the BMW Art Journey. Art Basel’s Global Media Partner is The Financial
Times. For further information, please visit

About Annabelle Ténèze
Annabelle Ténèze (1979) is Chief Curator of Heritage and Director of Les Abattoirs, Musée –
Frac Occitanie Toulouse since 2016. She was first curator in charge of the graphic arts
cabinet at the Musée national Picasso-Paris (2006 to 2012). She then became director of
the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Haute-Vienne – Château de Rochechouart from
2012 to 2016. There she organized many monographic exhibitions (Jules de Balincourt,
Eduardo Basualdo, Raoul Hausmann, Kent Monkman, Laure Prouvost, Carolee
Schneemann, etc.). In les Abattoirs, she has organized, among other, exhibitions that
combine both contemporary art and history, such as Medellín. A Columbian History,
Picasso and Exile. An History of Spanish Art in Resistance, Revue noire. A History of
African Contemporary Arts or La Déconniatrie. Art, exile and Psychiatry around Francois
Tosquelles. This fall she will curate ‘Niki de Saint Phalle. The 1980s and the 1990s. Art
Running Free’ at Les Abattoirs. Ténèze has edited and published on artists emerging in the
60s in several catalogs such as Marion Baruch, Jacqueline de Jong, Roy Lichtenstein,
ORLAN, Peter Saul, Daniel Spoerri, and Tom Wesselmann.
About Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou
Pierre-Alexandre Mateos (1989) and Charles Teyssou (1988) are a duo of curators and
writers based in Paris. In addition to curating the Conversations sector of the inaugural edition
of Paris+ par Art Basel, they are currently working on Paris Orbital, a live program at Bourse
de Commerce – Pinault Collection and the ongoing archives Arles Terminal City, LUMA
Foundation, Arles. They recently co-curated with Kevin Blinderman an exhibition dedicated
to the dandy figure of Jacques de Bascher at the Kunsthalle Bern and Treize, Paris. They
were the editors-in-chief of L’Officiel Art and contribute to Mousse Magazine, Spike, and
Double Magazine.
Selection Committee of Paris+ par Art Basel
Florence Bonnefous, Air de Paris, Paris
Ellen de Bruijne, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Daniel Buchholz, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Berlin, New York
Anton Kern, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Niklas Svennung, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Georges-Philippe Vallois, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
Christophe Van de Weghe, Van de Weghe, New York
The experts for the Galerie Émergentes sector:
Isabelle Alfonsi, Marcelle Alix, Paris
Mark Dickenson, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt
Simone Subal, Simone Subal Gallery, New York

Paris+ par Art Basel’s Associate Partners are Louis Vuitton and Tezos, with Audemars
Piguet as Show Partner. Paris+ par Art Basel is also supported by David Yurman as Official
Partner of Sites, groupe Galeries Lafayette as Official Partner of the Galeries Émergentes
sector, BMW as Official Automotive Partner and Vitra as Official Furniture Partner.
The Show’s Host Partners are Sanlorenzo, Lalique and Guerlain with Maison Ruinart as
Official Provider. For more information, please visit
Important Dates for Media

Private View (by invitation only)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 10am to 7pm
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 11am to 3pm
Friday, October 21, 2022, and Saturday, October 22, 2022, 11am to 12nn
Sunday, October 23, 2022, 11am to 12nn

Public days
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, October 21, 2022, and Saturday, October 22, 2202, 12nn to 8pm
Sunday, October 23, 2022, 12nn to 7pm

Upcoming Art Basel shows
Paris+ par Art Basel, October 20-23, 2022
Miami Beach, December 1-3, 2022
Hong Kong, March 23-25, 2023
Basel, June 15-18, 2023
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