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A Large Number of Prestigious International Galleries Announced at 2011 Edition of FIAC

PARIS.- FIAC 2011 will bring together 1681 galleries of modern and contemporary art, coming from 21 countries. France will be represented by 53 galleries, accounting for 33% of exhibitors, followed by the United States with 27 galleries, Germany with 21 galleries, Italy with 13 galleries, Belgium with 11 galleries, the United Kingdom with 9 galleries and Switzerland with 9 galleries. 73% of participating galleries are European. Brazil, Turkey and South Africa are represented by participating galleries for the first time this year. 37 galleries are newcomers to FIAC or are returning to the event after an absence. Nave and Upper-­‐level Galleries The General Sector of FIAC 2011 presents 158 galleries, 33 of which are either exhibiting for the first time or marking their return to FIAC in 2011. The 38th edition is especially notable for the participation of an exceptional number of prestigious