For one day only, Elmgreen & Dragset presented Galerie Perrotin's FIAC art fair booth, alone and freestanding in the middle of the Grand Palais, exactly as it would appear one month later at the actual fair, on the same spot and with the same artworks on display. The modest scale of the single booth—in relation to the enormity of the Grand Palais—exposes the architectural simplicity of an art fair booth and its fragile character when suddenly stripped of its normal context. This sort of distillation is a familiar approach in Elmgreen & Dragset's previous works, such as "Prada Marfa", a luxury goods boutique sited alone in the desolate landscape of the Texan desert.
About The Gallery
Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most