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Art in Paris: Salons, exhibitions… cultural attractions!

Art in Paris: Salons, exhibitions… cultural attractions!

Paris loves art and places it at the forefront in October! From salons and exhibitions to galleries, this is a golden opportunity to discover art in Paris and immerse yourself in an ocean of culture. The Hotel Doisy Etoile has been entirely renovated and has just reopened a few steps from the Etoile, a major Parisian road junction. Our team has some recommendations for you regarding artistic events and places not to be missed.

Contemporary Art at the FIAC de Paris

An unmissable event for the Parisian autumn, FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) presents its 44th edition, which will take place at the Grand Palais from October 19th to 22nd. Here’s your chance to discover 170 galleries from 25 different countries at a flagship event of the international artistic scene, and meet the world’s leading artists and emerging talents.

FIAC also offers its Hors les Murs (Outside the Walls) programme, during which you can enjoy art installations displayed in such iconic Parisian locations as the Jardin des Tuileries, the Musée National Eugène Delacroix and the Place Vendôme.


Art Elysées: the modern and contemporary art and 20th century design furniture fair

Art lovers, design enthusiasts, collectors, buyers and professionals in search of valuable ​​or exceptional pieces, the Art Elysées art fair welcomes you from October 19th to 23rd in various temporary pavilions installed along the Avenue des Champs-Elysées. It’s an exciting opportunity to acquire some remarkable collector’s items from the 40s to the 70s and beyond!
Art Elysées invites you to discover an exceptional selection of French and foreign galleries where modern art, contemporary art and design are brought together with subtlety and intelligence, only a few minutes from the hotel.


Art galleries that will surprise you

The Hotel Doisy Etoile wishes to take you on a cultural and artistic excursion through the art galleries of Paris. These are certainly not the best known, but they will delight you with their originality, their different way of displaying contemporary art, and the opportunities they present for new artistic discoveries…


Galerie Arts Factory; a key location of the contemporary graphics scene

Near the Place de la Bastille, the Galerie Arts Factory presents numerous exhibitions devoted to drawing, illustration, comics and graphic design in a 200 m2 space on four levels.


Galerie Daniel Templon; artists with stories to tell

Daniel Templon, pioneer of pop art in Paris, has been shining a spotlight on ascending artistic stars for half a century. The Galerie Templon is the ideal place to view works by the famous names of contemporary French art or renowned international artists.


Loo & Lou Gallery; a rendezvous for young talents in the Marais

Recently installed in the Haut-Marais, this pretty little gallery encourages young artists. You’ll be amazed by the photographs, drawings, plastic arts and audiovisual installations on display.


Galerie Bugada & Cargnel; the most original

Unexpectedly installed in Belleville, in a garage dating from the early 1930s, this gallery hosts a large selection of works by French and foreign artists who all have a single goal; to present art differently, off the beaten track. And they do!


Dive into the world of Parisian street art

Want to immerse yourself in the world of street art? From open-air museums to specialized galleries… The Hotel Doisy Etoile unveils the best Parisian street art.


Paris Street Art 13: Street art in the open air

In the south-east of Paris, between the Place d’Italie and Vitry-sur-Seine, you will discover, along a pedestrian route that takes almost three hours to walk, portraits, giant frescos and a multitude of colourful surprises created by local and international talents.


The best of street art at the Galerie Berthéas

Come admire works by the biggest names in street art and those of young emerging artists at the Galerie Berthéas on the Rue Turenne (75003). A temple of street art; a form of expression that is both sophisticated and ultra-creative.



For more information:

- FIAC Paris
- Art Elysées

Photo credit : © Jean-Pierre Dalbéra - Flickr

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