ROTTERDAM.- Haute Photographie
, the photography fair with a concept unlike any other, returns to Rotterdam in February 2018. Centered around a group exhibition, Haute Photographie features works by the grand masters of photography to the youngest and most exciting talents working with the medium today. This collection brings together a select group of international galleries from New York to Milan. Strengthened by a fascinating educational programme, created in collaboration with Nederlands Fotomuseum, and a high-quality book market curated by Artibooks, visitors can explore and enjoy the many facets of fine art photography at the 4-day event. Haute Photographie will be a meeting place for artists, curators, collectors both young and experienced and anyone with a genuine love for photography.
All participating galleries from the 2017 edition are returning to the fair. In addition to this, 7 national and international names have been added to the list of exhibitors, bringing together works from nearly 60 international artists:
Bildhalle (Zürich) Cokkie Snoei (Rotterdam) Dorothée Nilsson Gallery (Berlin) Esther Woerdehoff (Paris) Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen (Amsterdam) Howard Greenberg Gallery (New York) Ibasho Gallery (Antwerp) Kahmann Gallery (Amsterdam) mc2 Gallery (Milan) NOOR (Amsterdam) The Ravestijn Gallery (Amsterdam) Torch Gallery (Amsterdam)
Alongside Hautes main exhibition, focus exhibitions offer detailed looks at the past and the future of photography. The Vintage Show presents vintage artworks from the collections of the participating galleries, bringing together extraordinary names from the history of photography. The most intriguing photography talents from the Netherlands get a platform at The Haute Talent exhibition. The Talent exhibition is powered by the yearly publication New Dutch Photography Talent, published by x-publishers.
As in previous years, Haute Photographie has taken over LP2 in Las Palmas at Rotterdams Kop van Zuid district, where it shares its entrance with Nederlands Fotomuseum. Haute and the leading national museum for photography have collaborated closely in order to create a true photography hub during the annual Art Rotterdam Week.
Together with its partners, Haute Photographie offers a diverse programme for its visitors. The programme includes lectures, tours and workshops, all to deepen the knowledge of the visitors about the world of fine art photography.