Independent Art Galleries to Visit in Paris

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Paris Art Galleries

Paris is a city renowned as the city of lights and love. However, art is another main attraction in the city of Paris. Numerous tourists visit Paris with the sole purpose of visiting the museums and art galleries. There are plenty of art exhibitions in the city. In the museums, there are displays of the renowned artworks of world-famous artists. The Louvre Museum is one of the most important museums in the city. Other than this, there will be many temporary art exhibitions of contemporary artists that normally attract large crowds. The street art scene in Paris is also very exquisite.

Other than the famous museums in the city, there are some independent contemporary art galleries where you may enjoy the artworks of some artists. Here is a list of some of the top independent art galleries you can visit on your Paris tours.

Fondation Cartier

It is a contemporary art museum located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. It is housed inside a glass building which famous architect Jean Nouvel designed. The building has a very impressive look with the lights that flood the structure. In 2014, the museum celebrated its 30th anniversary. There is a woodland garden around the building, which adds to the beauty of the area. There are many debut works of artists, which are included in the permanent collection displayed here. There are also other works including the famous ‘Nomadic Nights’.

La Maréchalerie Building

This is an ideal location for anyone who wishes to take a break from the hectic central city. The La Maréchalerie Building is situated in Versailles and is easily accessible by train and bus services. It is a tourist location and a religiously important building at the same time. The building was a passageway with the ends of the passageway overlooking the town and the castle.

Modus Art Gallery

This is an art gallery, which is often overlooked by tourists. The gallery is often considered as a place for both contemporary and modern art in the district of Marais. The art collection of this gallery is unique and is of different styles. The visit to this art gallery would be a wonderful experience for sure.

Galerie Xippas Art Gallery

This art gallery can be considered as an artistic powerhouse. This gallery aims to be a platform displaying international contemporary artworks. There are artworks from countries like Switzerland, Greece, France, and Uruguay, displayed here. It was established in 1990 and continues to marvel the visitors with its amazing collection. The transparent staircase and ghost wall in the interior attracts many tourists.

Along with your private Louvre museum tour, visit some of these independent art galleries also.