Stunning Images to Go on Show at Photofairs in Shanghai this Month

By Bryan Grogan, September 11, 2019

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China’s only international art fair devoted to the photographic medium is returning for a sixth year this month. Photofairs is back bigger and bolder than ever, with plenty in store for fans of visual arts over the course of three days, from September 20-22. 

The 2019 edition will feature works by well-known names such as Marina Abramovic, Yang Fudong, Vivian Maier and Robert Mapplethorpe, while the winner of the newly-introduced Exposure Award, Noémie Goudal from Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire will exhibit alongside commendations from the award’s judges, including submissions from Morocco, New York and Beijing.  

Here we highlight some of our favorite images that will be on show during Photofairs:

‘Assisted Living’ by Ben Zank

Gallery: ALTER Gallery (Shanghai)


‘Modern Shanghai (46)’ by Chen Ronghui

Gallery: Three Shadows + 


‘Bonnet’ by Julie Cockburn

Gallery: Flowers Gallery (London, New York & Hong Kong)


‘One Life #020’ by Jun Ahn

Gallery: Christophe Guye Galerie (Zurich)


‘Jimmy Paulette’ by Nan Goldin

Gallery: Ostlicht. Gallery for Photography (Vienna & Shanghai)


‘Holy Boulevard’ by Sameer Tawde

Gallery: UP Gallery (Hsinchu City) 


‘980201’ by Sasan Abri

Gallery: Mohsen Gallery (Tehran)


‘Série «Melting Point»’ by Stéphane Couturier

Gallery: Les Douches la Galerie (Paris)


Sep 20-22; RMB98 daily (early bird), RMB580 VIP preview ticket (early bird). Shanghai Exhibition Center. See event listing

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[All images courtesy of event organizers]

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