Emmanuel Perrotin

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Emmanuel Perrotin, born in May 1968 in Montreuil, is a French contemporary art gallery owner.

Life and career[edit]

Emmanuel Perrotin is the son of Michel Perrotin, bank employee, and Odile Pradinas, a stay-at-home mother. He grew up in Etang-la-Ville. He opened is very first gallery at the age of 21, in 1990, in an apartment he is especially renting. He has worked closely with his roster of artists, some for more than 25 years, to help fulfill their ambitious projects. Among them, Maurizio Cattelan, Takashi Murakami, KAWS, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Xavier Veilhan, or Sophie Calle.

In 2005, the gallery moved to an 18th-century mansion (76 rue de Turenne) and expanded itself at the 10 impasse Saint-Claude. In 2014, Perrotin opened a 700 square meters (7,500 square feet) showroom known as "La Salle de Bal", a former Ballroom in the Hôtel d’Ecquevilly named "du Grand Veneur", a 17th-century Hôtel Particulier. In its entirety, the Parisian spaces amount to approximately 2,300 square meters (25,000 square feet).

In 2012, Perrotin opened the Hong Kong gallery on the 17th floor of 50 Connaught Road Central, overlooking Victoria Harbour Bay. Its surface area is 650 square meter (7,000 square feet).

From 2013 to 2016, Perrotin New York has been housed in a historic building on the Upper East Side’s iconic Madison Avenue. After three successful years there, Perrotin expanded in April 2017 to a 2,300 square meter (25,000 square feet) space and relocated to 130 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side.

In 2016, Perrotin inaugurated a new gallery in Seoul as well as a bookshop displaying unique editions and books published by the gallery. Located in the heart of the museum and galleries district, on the first and third floors of 5 Palpan-gil building, Jongno-gu district, the gallery is in close proximity to the National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art and Daelim Museum and just in front of the Blue House/President’s residence and Gyeongbok Palace.

In June of 2017, Perrotin opened his newest gallery in Tokyo on the ground floor of the Piramide building at 6-6-9 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo. The 130 square meters (1,400 square feet) gallery is located in the center of the Roppongi area, a cultural and vibrant neighborhood, which gathers a large number of museums, including the Mori Art Museum, Suntory Museum of Art, National Art Center (Art Triangle Roppongi), and many well-established galleries.

In 2018, Perrotin will launch a new gallery in Shanghai, located in the heart of Shanghai’s Bund quarter. Perrotin Shanghai will occupy the top floor of a historic three-storey brick building (27 Huqiu Road) known as "Amber Building", built in 1937. Of a 1,200 square meter area (12,900 square feet), the gallery will include several exhibition rooms as well as a mezzanine, highlighting original elements of the building.


The following artists are represented by Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin:[1]


  1. ^ "Artists". Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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