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Phoenix Ancient Art to Unveil Exceptional Masterworks in Greek and Roman Art at the Paris Biennale des Antiquaires

Phoenix Ancient Art, one of the world’s most eminent galleries specializing in Classical Antiquities, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at the Grand Palais (15-22 September 2010). Hicham Aboutaam, co-owner of Phoenix Ancient Art, says, “We love the Biennale. It provides the ideal setting for us to show our most significant works in the company of some of the most distinguished dealers in the world. In addition to being the place where one can find the finest works of art on the market today, the Paris Biennale is also the most glamorous antiques fair in the world and is always full of aesthetic surprises.”

Phoenix Ancient Art has participated in the last two Biennales, where the gallery has attracted an enormous amount of praise from both the public and the media. The gallery has consistently shown exquisite masterpieces, displayed in stunning settings. This year the tradition will continue. Phoenix is certain to live up to even the highest expectations with a stand containing a wide range of antiquities.


Created by the Syndicat des Antiquaires, the Biennale des Antiquaires made its debut in 1962 and now celebrates its 25th year. The glamorous fair brings together top international antiques dealers in a wide range of specialties from antiquities to 20th century furniture which are exhibited under the enormous glass roof of the Grand Palais, a Beaux Arts structure built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. The Biennale has been held there from its inception, except when it was closed for restoration from 1993-2006. There is no more stunning exhibition space in the world.


Among the world’s finest dealers in Classical Antiquities, Phoenix Ancient Art ( is a second generation business, with elegant galleries in New York City and Geneva, Switzerland that display pieces of exceptional beauty and rarity that represent more than 7,000 years of human creativity, from the Neolithic period to the Middle Ages. A second-generation business founded by Sleiman Aboutaam in 1968, the galleries are run by his sons, Ali and Hicham, both of whom have a deep knowledge of and great love for the artistic heritage of Western Civilization.

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