If you plan to visit France and love art you may want to consider checking out these exceptional art galleries in Paris. You will find them in one of the richest areas for historical art and architecture that Paris has to offer, known as Le Marais – an area packed with history art and culture, it is also regarded as one of the oldest and most prominent destinations for experiencing art and culture in Paris.
Galerie Lahumiere – 17 Rue du Parc Royal 75003, Paris
Anne and Jean-Claude Lahumiere opened Galerie Lahumiere in 1963. It is nestled within the charming district of Le Marais.This gallery is dedicated to preserving the geometric and “constructed” abstraction styles of art. While visiting, you can expect to find much of the art displayed emulates popular 1950’s and 1960’s style. Additionally, you can anticipate to see work from artists like, Cahn, Deswane, Gorin etc, and also contemporary artists such as Baudin, Bécie, Perrot, Stempful etc. Gallery Lahumiere is open Tuesday through Saturday from 2pm-7pm or by appointment.
Modus Art Gallery – 23 Place des Voges 75003, Paris
Modus Art Gallery was founded in the year 1996. This gallery can also be found in Le Marais district of Paris. Here, you can see unique exhibits, which contain a mix of modern and contemporary works of art. The gallery showcases many talented, established artists but also supports young, emerging purveyors of art. The pieces displayed can range from paintings, sculptures, photography, and small objects, so as you can imagine, the price range varies as well! Modus Art Gallery is open everyday from 10:30am-7pm.
Galerie Art Concept – 13 Rue des Arquebusieres 75003, Paris
The Art Concept Gallery was originally established in 1997 in Paris and in 2010, the decision to move the gallery to Le Marais district of Paris was made. Art Concept Gallery states they do not represent one particular artistic medium, so many of the pieces found in the exhibitions can be figurative or abstract. Past visitors have described the gallery as an “eclectic” collection defending contemporary art. Some artists that you have the opportunity to observe at Art Concept include, Jacob Kassay, Richard Fauguet, Julien Audebert, Ulla Von Brandeburg and Nathan Hylden among others. Galerie Art Concept is open Monday through Saturday, 11am-8pm.
Galerie Perrotin –10 Impasse Saint-Claude 75003 ; 60 Rue de Teurenne 75003, Paris
Emmanuel Perrotin is a French art dealer and collector specializing in contemporary art. Perrotin opened his first gallery in Paris in 1990, at the age of 21. Since then, he has opened 18 spaces internationally in cities such as New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai. In Paris alone, Perrotin has 3 gallery spaces that total 25,000 square feet. In 2005, Perrotin moved Galerie Perrotin to Le Marais district where he opened his showroom gallery at the Hotel Du Grand Veneur, which is also located in Le Marais. You can visit this gallery Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am-7pm.
Galerie Thessa Herold – 7 Rue de Thorigny 75003, Paris
This exquisite gallery was originally founded in the 70’s under the name of Galerie de Seine as it was located on the left bank of the river. Then, in 1983 the gallery was moved into the Le Marais district near the Picasso museum. The gallery holds a handful of exhibitions each year where visitors can find features from artists ranging from the historic avant-garde style to contemporary artists.You can visit this gallery Tuesday-Saturday from 2pm-6:45pm.
Galerie Amyot – 20 Rue St. Louis 75004 Paris
(No website available for this Gallery)
This art gallery is owned by a female art dealer and collector, Élisabeth Amyot. Visitors of this gallery can expect to find many visions of figurative art. Some of the artistist represented include, Richard de Prémare, Daniel Jaugey, Sarfati, Lehry-Bouisson, and Gaudin. If you love art of figurative nature, this is the gallery to visit!