The Biennale beneath the glass dome

The Biennale beneath the glass dome

The thirtieth edition of the Biennale des Antiquaires, which last year was renamed the Biennale de Paris, takes place from September 8th to 16th in the Grand Palais. This is your opportunity to discover the treasures of antiques and art à la française in an exceptional setting.

 

Paris, capital of beauty

Launched in 1962 under the leadership of André Malraux, this fair for luxury and the French art de vivre gathers together a host of antique dealers presenting their collections of paintings, sculptures, antique furniture, jewellery and timepieces under the great glass roof of this stunning building. Cary Grant once browsed these aisles, as well as Hubert de Givenchy...

 

Grand Palais

 

In the footsteps of Cary

However, you don’t need to be a celebrity to admire the wonderful items offered during this 2018 edition. For the occasion the nave will be decked out in the colours of the Empire to welcome the exhibition Napoleon, the Emperor Under the Glass, which features a selection of iconic artefacts drawn from the world’s leading imperial collection. Elsewhere, there will be even more to see; perhaps a splendid table with the fluid lines of the 1930s, a gilded pendulum, a glass beetle to adorn your coat, a gorgeously designed watch, and so much more during this highlight of the French art market calendar.