Directors: Roxana Afshar, Jacob Twyford
For our debut presentation with Salon du dessin, Waddington Custot proposes works by European moderns masters working across the continent.
The presentation takes in works on paper by artists who explore the line between figuration and abstraction, including Henry Moore in the UK and Jean Dubuffet, Joan Miro and Sam Szafran who had close connections to Paris.
Explorations of pure abstraction are presented in works by Bernar Venet, Hans Hartung and Manolo Millares.
Oil pastel, ink and graphite on cardboard (double-sided)
8 1/2 x 11 in / 21.6 x 27.8 cm
Due to the gravity of the international situation resulting from the spread of COVID-19 and in order to protect the health of all parties concerned, we have decided to cancel the 29th edition of the Salon du dessin.
France officially declared a state of health emergency on 24 March for two months and there are still numerous uncertainties regarding the evolution of the pandemic over the coming months. These factors make it impossible to reprogram the Salon before the summer of 2020 and the Salon du dessin, which usually attracts numerous other events in Paris for a week, will therefore not take place this year.
Louis de Bayser, President of the Salon du dessin said “this is a difficult decision to take with regard to all those who worked hard for this edition, but our priority is to protect the health of all our exhibitors, visitors and partners”.
We send our thoughts to all those affected by this epidemic and hope that this unprecedented health situation will quickly change favorably.
The organizers of the Fair