Paris is a thrilling centre and an honoured city to observe the inspiring and moving scene of Design, Fashion, and contemporary art. Having been known as one of the world’s best cities for fashion, and art, Paris provides touristic attractions and has a great deal to offer in the way of museums, contemporary art galleries, and design showrooms.
Paris Design Week is just around the corner and if you are attending the most supreme and impressive French design week and also wondering about what to see in Paris, Design Limited Edition suggests to you the most fascinating art galleries that are essential stop spots when you are visiting this iconic city full of art exhibitions and creative works by emerging artists. In this article, discover 10 art galleries in the City of Lights and get impressed by each one of them.
Founded by Béatrice Saint-Laurent, one of the best European curators, Galerie BSL promotes, produces and exhibits refined artworks that challenge the established borders of art and design.
Location: 14 Rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris, France
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
With influence all over the world, the gallery is known for its desire to break the boundaries of art and design, merging them. Many of the exclusive, limited edition and unique collectable designs that the gallery exhibits were also created inside its facilities by talented artists and designers.
Location: 54 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France
At Kreo, the founders, Clémence and Didier Krzentowski, create and exhibited the best limited-edition art pieces by the greatest contemporary designers, such as François Bauchet, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Pierre Charpin, Naoto Fukasawa, Konstantin Grcic, Jaime Hayon, among many others.
Location: 31 Rue Dauphine, 75006 Paris, France
In the heart of Paris’ antique quarter and just a stone’s throw from the Musée d’Orsay, the art gallery presents exceptional creations made by craftsmen of unmatched skills, reviving the tradition of French Decorative Arts with a resolutely contemporary vision.
Location: 60 rue de Verneuil 75007 Paris, France
Philippe Rapin creates its “Maison”! The designer/exhibitor gathers all its activities under the label Maison Rapin: two galleries in Paris, Quai Voltaire and Rue de Beaune and Kam Tin Furniture. All the universe and the artistic tastes of an eclectic Art dealer.
Location: Maison Rapin, 25 quai Voltaire 75007 Paris, France
Hervé Van Der Straeten
The Van der Straeten Gallery, which opened in the Marais neighbourhood of Paris in 1999, includes one of a kind or limited-edition piece grouped in thematic exhibitions.
Location: 1 Rue Ferdinand Duval, 75004 Paris, France
The art gallery’s contemporary program highlights work by the best international artists. Georg Baselitz, Ellen Gallagher, Andreas Gursky, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Anselm Kiefer, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Taryn Simon, and Rachel Whiteread are some examples.
Location: 4 rue de Ponthieu 75008 Paris, France
Galerie Kamel Mennour
The gallery Kamel was brought to life in 1999 and owns not only three areas in the sophisticated city of Paris but also a London space in Mayfair. In these galleries, the outstanding works of about thirty young and internationally celebrated contemporary artists are often showcased and admired.
Location: 47, rue SaintAndrédesArts 75006 Paris
6, rue du Pont de Lodi 75006 Paris
Bugada & Cargnel
Founded by Claudia CARGNEL and Frédéric BUGADA in 2002, BUGADA & CARGNEL (formerly known as COSMIC GALERIE) occupies 500 sq. meters in a freehold industrial building, a former garage forms the early 30’s and represents French and international emerging or established artists.
Location: 7-9, rue de l’Équerre – 75019 Paris, France
Galerie Alexandre Guillemain
Since 1999, the Galerie Alexandre Guillemain is specialized in midcentury design and decorative arts. In its two exhibition spaces in the heart of Saint-Germain des Prés it proposes a rigorous and cutting-edge selection of furniture and objects. The Galerie Alexandre Guillemain showcases world-famous designers and artists.
Location: Galerie Alexandre GUILLEMAIN – Artefact Design 21, rue Visconti 75006 Paris France
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