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Best Art Galleries in Paris for painting, contemporary art and photo

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We have listed the best Art Galleries in Paris.  You will able to visit galleries of contemporary Art, Photography or painting.

Galerie Perrotin – Contemporary Art Gallery

Perrotin Art Gallery- Paris

Perrotin Art Gallery- Paris

Founded by Art merchant Emmanuel Perrotin in 1989, this gallery presents Contemporary Art in a mansion of the Turenne street, in the Marais. Perrotin has promoted artists suchs as Takashi Murakami, Sophie Calle, Cattelan, Veilhan, Damien Hirst, among many others.
Currently (until december, 23rd) :
Takashi Murakami, Learning the magic of painting
Bharti Kher, The Laws of reversed effort

Galerie Polka – Modern Art Gallery

Polka Gallery- Paris

Polka Gallery- Paris

Family business, Polka is also an Art magazine and shows in its double space of the rue Saint Gilles exhibitions of modern and older photographs, questionning today main events.
To come : Polka will be represented during the event Paris Photo 2016 at stand 138 in the Grand Palais, from 10th to 13th of november.

Le Bal Café

Le Bal takes its name from the former dance-hall Chez Isis established at the same address in the 20’s. It is a combined space : food & arts. Exhibitions are dedicated to document-image, under multiple formats. It is also a debate and cinematic place.
Currently (until december 11th) : Provoke – Between protest and performance – Photography in Japan 1960 – 1975


“Open Free and Ready” art library-gallery was created in 1996 by Alexandre and Marie Thumerelle. Offering a wide and rare choice of newspaper, the gallery also organizes art and book signing events which attracts a cosmopolitan crowd.

Galerie Gagosian

Internationaly renowned gallery, founded in 1979 by Larry Gagosian, the parisian branch, located in Ponthieu street presents contemporary works of one of today most important art collection.
Currently (until november 12th) : Duane Hanson and Olivier Mosset

read also : museums in Paris

La Galerie du jour – Agnès B

French designer Agnès B exhibits her artistic universe and choice in this contemporary art gallery, opened in 1984. With around 10 exhibitions per year, the gallery exhibits photographer and plastic artists
To come : Mauvais genre (bad impression), Sebastien Lifshitz ‘s collection

La Maison Rouge

This private Art foundation created by Antoine de Galbert, explores differents formats of artistic expression on a 1300m2 space located in the Paris 12th district. La Maison Rouge presents many exhibitions during the year and offer a space where you can discover young talents called Le Vestibule.
Actually (until january 22th) : Plus jamais seul  – Hervé Di Rosa et les Arts modestes

La Galerie de l’instant

Photographer Julia Gragnon offers fashion and glamourous exhbitions in this gallery which pay tributes to celebrities of our era such as Marilyn Monroe, Serge Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot.
Actually (until december 6th): Fashion (Kate Moss photographs)

Galerie Chantal Crousel

Emblematic parisian galery since 1980 Chantal Crousel galery promotes artists and works who emphasize today’s society essential values. It has promoted artists such as Richard Prince, Sophie Calle, Thomas Hirschhorn, among others.
Actually (until november 19th) : Ether

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