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Contemporary art galleries - Carré d'artistes

Find a contemporary art gallery!
Carré d'artistes is a network of more than 40 art galleries in Europe and around the world.
Since 2001, we have carefully selected works of contemporary art to offer you gems: painting, sculpture and illustration. We support more than 600 artists from here and elsewhere, which allows us to present an international selection of works by artists of today.
Explore our online art gallery or visit one of our Carré d'Artistes stores.
Our gallery owners will be happy to share their passion for art with you and advise you on choosing a work of art that suits you.

What is a Carré d'artistes art gallery?

Carré d'artistes is above all a welcoming and warm space for discovering contemporary art.
We are committed to making contemporary art accessible to everyone, initiated or not. Our gallery hosts a selection of works by contemporary artists from France and elsewhere: painters, sculptors and illustrators.
Carré d'artistes collaborates with more than 600 visual artists around the world to offer you a wide range of works of all styles and for all tastes.
We regularly organize exhibitions and vernissages to allow you to meet the artists.

What will you find in our contemporary art galleries?

Our Carré d'artistes gallery specializes in contemporary art. We select original and unique works of painters, sculptors and illustrators to offer you a wide range of works of art. The quality of our works remains our priority. Each of them is examined with care and attention, in order to present the best of contemporary creation in our exhibitions. The art and expertise of Carré d´artistes help you make original choices of works that touch you, move you and stay with you for a long time.


Our contemporary art gallery Carré d'artistes presents a rich exhibition of contemporary works of painting: abstract, figurative, street art, pop art, singular art and illustration. The artistic techniques are also varied: acrylic, oil, watercolor, mixed media or graffiti.
You will have the choice between the many themes approached by our contemporary artists: urban views, landscapes, portraits, nudes, sea views, pop icons, scenes of life, animals, still lifes, minimalist painting or black and white art.
At Carré d'artistes, the works are presented to you in small or large format. There is something for all tastes and all budgets.

The works of sculpture

Our exhibitions offer a wide choice of contemporary art sculptures of all kinds and in various formats:
  • style: classic, pop art, street art, recycling and singular art;
  • technique: resin, bronze, metal, stone, sculptures of diverted objects or mixed media;
  • themes: animals, nude, pop art icons;

The works of illustration

The art of illustration uses paint for the creation of works. Some of them also involve gluing or sewing.
The illustrations are often very colorful and sometimes take on a childish appearance.
The themes are diverse: animals, surrealism, symbolism or even faces. The mixed technique also makes it possible to obtain a unique artistic rendering.
At Carré d'artistes, discover a wide range of contemporary works of illustration painting.

Do you want to buy an artwork?

Our art curators closely follow contemporary art trends and young talents.
They carefully select unique and original works in all artistic styles and for all tastes. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will undoubtedly find what you are looking for at Carré d'artistes from € 95. Our contemporary art gallery supports artists, promising and established talents, in France and around the world in order to make them known to the general public.

Are you an artist?

For 19 years, our contemporary art gallery Carré d'artistes has developed a daily collaboration with more than 600 artists in order to give wide visibility to their works. Thanks to a network of 30 galleries in France, Europe and around the world, the artists we support benefit from a close artistic service with our gallery owners and art curators.
Exhibiting with Carré d´artistes is a real consecration for the artist who benefits from an exhibition space in our network of galleries from New York to Beijing via Amsterdam and Paris.
While pursuing your creation, you benefit from promoting your works internationally. Our contemporary art gallery takes care of all the logistics. You have nothing to do.

To exhibit with Carré d'artistes, all you need to do is show us 40 works in a dedicated space (10 works of each size: 13 x 13 cm, 19 x 19 cm, 25 x 25 cm and 36 x 36 cm). Your work thus travels from one Carré d'Artistes gallery to another for a minimum of six months. If you are shortlisted, Carré d'artistes will send you an application to complete and return to us along with 4 original works.
We accept unique and original works with plastic work (digital art is not accepted).

Where to find our galleries in France?

The history of Carré d´artistes began in 2001 with the opening of the first art gallery.
This initiative originates from the main idea of ​​making art accessible to as many people as possible. For 19 years, our contemporary art gallery has continued to develop its network to reach today more than 30 art galleries around the world. In France, Carré d´artistes is present throughout the country with 15 galleries which are places of exhibition, vernissage and discovery of contemporary art for all:

  • Aquitaine: Bordeaux;
  • Brittany: Brest;
  • Great East: Strasbourg;
  • Île-de-France: Paris (Le Marais, Île-Saint-Louis, St-Germain, Expo and Montmartre);
  • Midi-Pyrénées: Toulouse;
  • Nord Pas-de-Calais: Lille;
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d´Azur: Aix, Marseille and Nice;
  • Rhône-Alpes: Lyon and Lyon Expo.

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