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(Relaxnews) – Art Paris returns in 2012 under a new name, Art Paris Art Fair, and new leadership and with new events. Fifty-six percent of the 120 galleries participating are new to Art Paris Art Fair in 2012 and a new section of the fair called Limited Edition will focus on cutting edge contemporary design. Approximately 48,000 visitors are expected to attend the fair. Other notable art fairs taking place in Paris in 2012 include Drawing Now Paris (March 29-April 1), Le Salon D’Automne (October 25-29), FIAC (October 18-21), Cutlog (October 18-21) and Paris Photo (November 15-18).

Galerie Vieille du Temple: Anthony Vérot, "Alice," 2008

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Galerie Vieille du Temple: Anthony Vérot, “Alice,” 2008

100 x 70cm, colored pencil on paper

Galerie Esther Woerdehoff: Elene Usdin, "Moi en Joséphine" (Me as Josephine), 2011

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Galerie Esther Woerdehoff: Elene Usdin, “Moi en Joséphine” (Me as Josephine), 2011

100 cm x 66 cm, digital print mounted on aluminum

Acte2galerie: Rasa Todosijevic, "Fuxus Piano," 2002

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Acte2galerie: Rasa Todosijevic, “Fuxus Piano,” 2002

160 x 160 x 180 cm, mixed technique

Galerie Matignon: Madeleine Beaulieu, "Egg bowl," edition 2012

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Galerie Matignon: Madeleine Beaulieu, “Egg bowl,” edition 2012

H11xD18 cm, blown glass

André Simoens Gallery: Atelier Van Lieshout, "The Heart," 2002

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André Simoens Gallery: Atelier Van Lieshout, “The Heart,” 2002

36 x 42 cm, watercolor on paper

A2Z Art Gallery: Jie Gao, 'Hors de Contrôle' (Out of Control) series, no. 19, 2012

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A2Z Art Gallery: Jie Gao, ‘Hors de Contrôle’ (Out of Control) series, no. 19, 2012

60 x 60 x 40 cm, pottery, electric wire

Galerie Vintage: Shilpa Gupta, Untitled, 2006

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Galerie Vintage: Shilpa Gupta, Untitled, 2006

178 x 305cm, C print

Galerie Orel Art: Vlada Krassilnikova, "Mona Lisa," 2011

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Galerie Orel Art: Vlada Krassilnikova, “Mona Lisa,” 2011

230 x 130cm, mixed media on canvas

Galerie Konzett: Günter Brus, "Body Analyses,"  1969

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Galerie Konzett: Günter Brus, “Body Analyses,” 1969

22.8 x 29.9 cm, b/w photography

Ad Galerie: Hervé Di Rosa, "Time Spiral," 1984

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Ad Galerie: Hervé Di Rosa, “Time Spiral,” 1984

270 x 185 cm, acrylic on canvas

Galerie Confluence:  Ji-Yeon Sung, "Femme à la pierre" (Woman with Rock), 2009

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Galerie Confluence: Ji-Yeon Sung, “Femme à la pierre” (Woman with Rock), 2009

100 x 100 cm, lambda print on aluminum and framed in wood