(Text & photos by: Michael Auliso)
(Charles-Wesley Hourde') A fantastic New Zeland Maori post figure "poutokomanuwa". My very favorite piece in the fair.
(Charles-Wesley Hourde') A Dogon figure and a Papuan Gulf Tapa Elema mask.
Restaurant exterior graphic Art- Rue De Seine
(Galerie Alain Bovis) Never any photos allowed here but this was taken from the sidewalk. Nice exhibit titled "Quintessence".
(Farrow Fine Art) Exhibiting at 3 rue des Beaux-Arts usually occupied by Thomas Murray.
(Erik Farrow) Marquesas Stilt Step, pair of Batak figures and a Dayak skull.
Joe Loux and Brant Mackley exhibiting together.
(Joe Loux) Philippine Bulul figure. (Brant Mackely) Northwest Coast Tlingit bear clan dagger.
(Joe Loux and Brant Mackley) Head fragment from a large Vanuatu Ambrym Slit Drum.
(Joe Loux and Brant Mackley) Joe Loux from San Francisco was exhibiting for the first time and had a successful fair.
(Galerie Schoffel de Fabry) This impressive early New Guinea Iatmul men's house sculpture was her catalog submission.
(Galerie Schoffel de Fabry) This whimsical art glass rabbit sculpture on display was by an artist named Claire Zeisler. Its body covered in porcupine-like quills.
Galerie Franck Marcelin
(Galerie Franck Marcelin) A nice selection of New Caledonian objects on display.
(Galerie Franck Marcelin) A New Caledonian stone hatchet and Apouema Mask which was his feature catalog piece.
(Galerie Franck Marcelin) Group of New Caledonian Clubs.
(Galerie Franck Marcelin) New Guinea female squatting figure.
Woods Davey (Collector and Artist) and David Rosenthal (Dealer)
(Galerie Renaud Vanuxem)
(Galerie Renaud Vanuxem) Did not appear in the catalog again this year but I forget him.
(Galerie Renaud Vanuxem) An ancient encrusted Philippine Bulul figure and equally old Lobi figure (right).
(Mingei Japanese Arts) A truly OUTSTANDING and captivating exhibit! Titled: "Supernatural Cranes, Squelettes, Fantomes et Demons". Easily one of the best exhibits at the Parcours and a special highlight for me this year. Viewing the art conjured up visions and memories of the best Japanese horror movies of all time like "Ring" and "The Grudge".
(Mingei Japanese Arts)
(Mingei Japanese Arts) Watercolor scrolls by Minagawa Tosen, early 20th C.
(Mingei Japanese Arts)
(Mingei Japanese Arts) Shinto and Noh Demon Mask.
(Mingei Japanese Arts) The most haunting and memorable image in the fair. Likely also the work of Minagawa Tosen.
(Ben Hunter) An impressive headrest exhibit: "Voyage Dans la Nuit: Appuis-Tete D' Afrique et D' Oceanie.
(Ben Hunter) Elegant Fijian headrest.
(Ben Hunter) A South African Tsonga (?) headrest
(Ben Hunter) A Korwar headrest.
(Ben Hunter) South African Shona Headrest
(Ben Hunter) Headrest from the North Coast of New Guinea.