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 Paris Photo

Faiseur de Kounafé - Muhamad Youssef, Le Caire-Egypte 1960. Collection Gihane Ahmad / © Fondation Arabe pour l’Image
Date: November 19th - 22nd

Location: Carrousel du Louvre

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Paris Photo is an international photography fair featuring over 100 exhibitors from 23 different countries.  The exhibition presents a panoramic overview of photographic expression spanning the 19th century to the present day.

Paris Photo was created in 1997 by Rik Gadella, a Dutch publisher and soon became the world’s first photography fair. 

The 2009 fair is being held at the Carrousel du Louvre and this year welcomes seven new countries (Iran, Lebanoon, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates).

The Central Exhibition to this years fair unveils a selection of rare studio  photographs from the archives of the Arab Image Foundation in Beirut.

This is a very popular event.  If you're planning to go then either arrive early or  pre-book tickets on the museums web site listed below.

Venue Information

Carrousel du Louvre, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Metro: Lines 1 and 7 - Palais Royal / Musée du Louvre Stations
Bus: 21, 27,39, 81, 95  (stop - Palais Royal)

19th November from 11:30 am to 8:00 pm
20th November from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
21st November from 11:30 am to 8:00 pm
22nd November from 11:30 am to 7:00 pm

Admission Fee
Full Price - 15 €, Reduced 7.50€, Children under 10 are free
(you can pre-buy tickets on the paris photo website.)