Buying contemporary art in Paris

A little address book of museum shops and specialist concept stores to take a bit of art back home with you

Books, cards, reproductions of works of art, utensils, accessories ... a plethora of objects and cultural products is available in museum boutiques and specialist concept stores, for arty shopping to suit all budgets.

Museum shops

107 Rivoli © DR

These sales points, with their amazing settings, and very contemporary spirit, are an extension to the exhibition. Museum shops offer fine books on art in connection with the temporary or permanent collections, as well as unique works and original products to keep as a souvenir of your visit.

107 Rivoli - Les Arts décoratifs

Still on the subject of design, 107 Rivoli is the shopping space of the Arts décoratifs museum, near to the Tuileries Gardens, in the centre of the capital. Specializing in the decorative arts, fashion and design, the 300 m²  shop, divided into 3 spaces, offers amateurs and enlightened connoisseurs a fine and exceptional selection of books, accessories, stationery, tableware, toys ... inspired by the past or the present. For more contemporary shopping ideas, the shop invites artists to present a selection of one-off objects during temporary exhibitions or events.

More info 107 Rivoli 

Walther König & Cahiers d’Art Bookshop - Palais de Tokyo

In March 2017, the Palais de Tokyo will open a new bookshop: Walther König & Cahiers d’Art. The celebrated German bookseller Walther König and French publishing house Cahiers d’Art have teamed up to create a 450 sq.m space with an international selection of books and magazines, plus stationary, gifts and products related to exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo.

More info Walther König & Cahiers d’Art Bookshop

Art store

Arteum © DR

Arteum, the concept store dedicated to art, presents paintings, photos and sculptures by contemporary artists and reproductions of famous works in its different shops in Paris and at La Défense. You’ll find fine books on art, chairs inspired by Mondrian, Nanas with their round buttocks, by Niki de Saint Phalle, and umbrellas with motifs by Magritte.

The shop YellowKorner continues to expand and offers lovely prints at low prices in its nine galleries in the Paris region.


Salon Art Shopping © DR

Fancy shopping for art? Buying an artwork is now within everyone’s reach. Lots of events in Paris provide you with the opportunity to buy a unique and original work... at an affordable price. Organised twice a year in Paris, the Art Shopping fair at the Carrousel du Louvre offers a range of artworks at prices that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Created in 2009, The Grand Salon d’Art Abordable (The Affordable Art Fair) takes place 2 to 3 times per year at the Bellevilloise. The Salon de Montrouge also auctions one hundred or so works by artists displayed at the show, with prices starting at under €100.

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107RIVOLI, la librairie-boutique du MAD

Art de vivre | Souvenirs/toys | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
107 rue de Rivoli, Paris, 75001

107RIVOLI is the boutique of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Three spaces cover 300m², including a collection of books, jewellery,......


Galeries Lafayette Haussmann - 6e étage du magasin principal - 40 boulevard Haussmann, Paris, 75009

Art open to all! Integrated into a shopping centre, this concept store offers a sharp and original selection of works,......

La Boutique du Centre Pompidou

Concept stores, multi-brands
Rue Beaubourg, côté Saint-Merri (jusqu'en mai 2021), Paris, 75004

For the redevelopment of the Centre Pompidou boutique, architect Marie Deroudilhe, trained under Patrick Jouin, used the same......

Le Merle Moqueur

Souvenirs/toys | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
51 rue de Bagnolet, Paris, 75020

The Le Merle Moqueur bookstore is located in the 20th arrondissement, a stone's throw from Père-Lachaise. In a beautiful space,......

Librairie-boutique du musée d’Orsay

Souvenirs/toys | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris, 75007

Exhibition catalogues, jewellery, sculpture reproductions, fashion, house art, table art, posters, works relevant to......

Librairie-boutique du musée du Louvre

Souvenirs/toys | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment | Art de vivre
Allée Grand Louvre - Accès entre l'entrée Carrousel et l'entrée Pyramide, Paris, 75001

Organised into eight major departments (Oriental, Egyptian antiquities, Etruscan and Roman antiquities Greek, paintings,......

Librairie-boutique du musée Picasso-Paris

Art de vivre | Souvenirs/toys | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment
4 rue de Thorigny, Paris, 75003

La boutique-librairie du musée national Picasso - Paris est à l'image de l'atelier de l'artiste. Elle abrite des objets simples......


8 rue des Francs Bourgeois, Paris, 75003

Since 2006, accquiring a fine art photograph has been possible thanks to YellowKorner. All of the high-quality, affordable prints......