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AF211 Contemporary Art Up-Close: Saint-Germain-des-Prés

  • 21 Feb 2019
  • 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Café des Beaux-Arts, 7 quai Malaquais, 75006 Paris: metro Mabillon
  • 5


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City Art InsiderThis gallery walk is a behind the scenes look at the contemporary art world, and will introduce you to some of the most important actors and the more local French players in the Parisian art scene.  

Beneath the golden cupola of the L’Académie française and close to the prestigious Académie des Beaux-Arts, our visit will take you to a section of Saint-Germain-des-Prés with a long tradition in the arts. You’ll see top galleries representing modern and contemporary art, plus galleries specializing in antiques, Art Deco, Fifties furniture and contemporary furniture. This mix of history, art and design is a delight for any art lover or anyone interested in learning more about the arts.   

About the instructor: Caroline Etter, art consultant, historian of art, and friend to both collectors and artists, has been immersed in the Paris art scene for 20 years.  After graduating with a degree in 20th-century decorative arts from the Sorbonne, she started her career working at the Villa Médicis in Rome and the Bibliothèque nationale de France.  Since then she’s been a curator, a journalist and a gallery manager.  She has created her own company helping private as well as corporate clients understand and buy contemporary art.

Photo Credit: City Art Insider

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