Pavilion Art and Design London 2013 in picture

Pavilion Art and Design doesn’t discriminate among genres. This is the premise for the annual event – that sophisticated taste will like to see contemporary art and photography displayed alongside modern design, decorative arts as well as tribal art and sculpture. The result is an exhibition hall that is a pleasure to navigate for the observer and collector.

The annual fair, founded in 1996 by Patrick Perrin and Stéphane Custot in Paris, is housed in an elegant pavilion constructed for a week in London’s Berkley Square. This year the fair attracted more than 60 international dealers. Their exhibits included work by Mira Schendel, Richard Avedon, Egon Schiele and Joan Miró united here with exquisite pieces by Gió Ponti.

For many of us, the main draw of the fair is the contemporary designers. This year’s highlights included work by Rick Owens at Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Hélène Binet at Gabrielle Ammann Gallery, and in particular Ranya Sarakbi at newcomer Beirut gallery Smogallery.

For future exhibitions visit Pavilion Art and Design.

Read our previous reports on PAD here.

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