Paris Tribal 2024: the must-attend event in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Celebrating its eleventh edition this year, Paris Tribal remains a mainstay of the Paris art scene. Initiated and run by galleries specializing in the ancient arts of Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas, this event has established itself over the years as a not-to-be-missed rendezvous for lovers of tribal art.

From April 23 to 28, 2024, the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district hosts the eleventh edition of Paris Tribal. For a week, the streets are transformed into a veritable open-air salon. Bringing together the most eminent tribal art dealers. This is a unique opportunity for art lovers to discover exceptional pieces. But also to exchange ideas with renowned experts and explore the fascinating world of ancient tribal art.

An evolving tradition

Paris Tribal

Paris Tribal has evolved with the times while preserving its friendly, festive essence. Gradually opening up to dealers from all over France and beyond, the event remains true to its heritage. It adapts to new trends and audience demands. This year, with the theme “unexpected”, 41 participants have each chosen an unexpected work that will be highlighted with special signage during Paris Tribal week.

Prepare to be surprised by the diversity of the works on display. Whether in terms of geographical origin, typology, material, iconography or provenance. Or their links with other artistic fields such as modern art, design or contemporary art.

Paris Tribal
Paris Tribal
Paris Tribal

Among the many galleries taking part in Paris Tribal, Paris Select highly recommends visiting 3 must-see addresses for tribal art enthusiasts.

Galerie Furstenberg: a journey into the artistic heritage of South America’s great civilizations

Founded in 1971, Galerie Furstenberg specializes in Pre-Columbian art. Located in the heart of the historic Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, this renowned gallery houses an exceptional collection of works of art from the peoples of the American continent before Christopher Columbus’ discovery in 1492.

Pieces in terracotta, stone, wood, a few textiles, jades and gold… Each piece testifies to the richness and diversity of the world’s cultures. Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty and evocative power of these unique works during your visit to Paris Tribal.

Address: 8 Rue Jacob, 75006 Paris

Galerie Meyer: a plunge into the beliefs of African peoples

Paris Tribal

Galerie Meyer invites you on a fascinating journey to the heart of African beliefs and traditions. Curated by Anthony JP Meyer, this gallery presents a striking exhibition featuring 99 bronze miniatures dating from the 17th to the 19th century.

These rare pieces are made using a lost-wax casting process. They reveal the incredible diversity of anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figures that populate the imagination of African cultures. Each object tells a story. Offering a fascinating insight into the customs and beliefs of these ancestral civilizations.

Address: 17 Rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris

Galerie Yann Ferrandin: collectibles

In the heart of the artistic district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Galerie Yann Ferrandin invites you to discover its new exhibition entitled“OBJETS DE COLLECTION“. Immerse yourself in a world where art and sensibility meet through a meticulous selection of traditional works from Africa, Oceania, North America and Japan. Each exhibit, carefully chosen for its authenticity and aesthetic appeal, bears witness to the gallery’s expertise and passion for ancient cultures. So don’t miss this opportunity to admire pieces steeped in history during your visit to Paris Tribal.

Address: 33 Rue de Seine, 75006 Paris

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