If you have an interest in the history of art, there is an extensive list of famous artists who found inspiration in Montmartre.

Some notable names include Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre Brissaud, Alfred Jarry, Jacques Villon, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Henri Matisse, André Derain, Suzanne Valadon, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Maurice Utrillo, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Salvador Dalí, and Amedeo Modigliani, among many others. Gen Paul, who passed away in 1975, is often considered one of the last bohemian Montmartre artists.

Discover Montmartre’s art history with two free self-guided walks

For art enthusiasts and Montmartre strollers
Montmartre is famous for its artists but who were they and where did they live, work, eat, drink, and walk? Where did they make their masterpieces and what influenced their work?

Follow the two free self-guided Montmartre artists’ studios walks and retrace the footsteps of the artists. See their workplaces and homes, stop where they ate and drank.

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Place du Tertre - Meet the artists

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The lively atmosphere at Place du Tertre includes bustling restaurant terraces and artists' easels. These artists share 140 spaces, with each pair of artists taking turns to work in a square meter area. However, the historical square of the village is a must-visit, as it is adorned with numerous professional drawers and cartoonists who would be delighted to spend some time with you.

These artists are highly skilled and have earned the privilege to rent their spaces. They must submit examples of their work to the town hall authorities for evaluation before they can begin. Due to the high demand, there is currently a waiting list of ten years.

Approximately 300 artists occupy their rented spaces at Place du Tertre. They arrive in the morning and work until dusk, setting up their easels and palettes to engage in their creative endeavors. The 140 spaces available are shared by two artists who take turns working on alternate days.

One of the talented artists at Place du Tertre can create a hand-drawn portrait in various styles, serving as a wonderful souvenir of your visit to Paris. The prices for these portraits range from 25 to 100 Euros or more. To avoid any unexpected surprises, it is recommended to agree upon the price before the artist begins their work.

Art galleries

Galerie Montmartre

Discover the renowned and iconic artists from our permanent collection; rich, influencial and deeply inspirational works of art.

 11 Pl. du Tertre, 75018 Paris


Galerie La Vigne

Right next to the Sacré Coeur, Montmartre, Galerie La Vigne is one of the best known french Art Galleries with a worldwide reputation for fine art quality and service. With more than a million visitors per year, the gallery represents the best French and European Artists specializing in fine modern art, contemporary paintings, lithography, and limited edition prints.

Since 1965, we have sold millions of limited edition prints and posters in collaboration with our Art Editor PRAM.

17 Rue du Mont-Cenis, 75018 Paris


La Galerie des Couleurs

La Galerie des Couleurs, located in Montmartre, offers unique framed photographs of the streets of Paris.

7 Rue Drevet, 75018 Paris


Atelier 16

Atelier 16 is our professional premises where Claudine RICART (sculptor) exhibits her works in bronzes and ceramic plaster and Robert RICART exhibits his original oil paintings. All the works in this boutique workshop are ORIGINAL and produced exclusively by us .

Many tourists find there what they are looking for in Paris and it is with pleasure that we invite you to visit us.

Address:  16 Rue Chappe, 75018 Paris

Galerie d'art Carré d'artistes

Buying a work of art allows you to refine your tastes and knowledge. Carré d'artistes is a contemporary art gallery that helps you choose a work that gives you long-term pleasure.

14-16 Rue Yvonne le Tac, 75018 Paris

Atelier Véron

L’Atelier Véron is an intimate gallery, surrounded by sculptor artists’ studios.

It is located in the heart of Montmartre, .
Created in 2018 by Jacques Tenenhaus, sculptor, Atelier Véron is one of the rare galleries in France
to highlight raw art, singular and related art with a panel of artists

31 Rue Véron, 75018 Paris


Akiza - gallery

Akiza - the gallery, imagined by Yoshii and Robinson, as an extension of their graphic work AKIZA, presents a sharp selection of artists from the new street art, dark pop and lowbrow scenes. Nourished by rock, fetishes and calligraphy, the gallery's primary idea is to transmit and reveal to the curious collector and the general public, an underground, popular and alternative world, teeming with talent.

3 Rue Tholozé, 75018 Paris

The Halle Saint Pierre

Café and Art museum for contemporary & experimental paintings & graphic art, plus avant-garde concerts.

At the foot of Butte Montmartre, the Halle Saint Pierre stands out with its Baltard style architecture and its grand bay windows. The exhibition space is devoted to modern art, art on the margins of what is considered ‘art’ and pop art, as well as a café looking over the gardens of Montmartre. 

2 Rue Ronsard, 75018


Galerie Atelier Guix

102B Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris

Galerie L 77

The L77 gallery is a new space exclusively dedicated to contemporary photography. Created by Franck David and David Nissen in November 2020, it is located at 77 rue Lepic in the heart of a historic district of Paris, Montmartre.

77 Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris


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Galerie Contemporaine

3 Rue Joseph de Maistre, 75018 Paris


Little Big Galerie

Located in Montmartre, Little Big Galerie is dedicated to contemporary photography. In search of new talents, she follows her favorites, while seeking image quality, meaning, poetry, escape and an atmosphere specific to each photographer.

45 Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris


Le Follow 13

Contemporary painting, photography, sculpture, mix media, the gallery highlights an artist each month around a collection of 13 poetic and positive works.

The gallery is located in the “Lepic bend”, a few steps from the Moulin de la Galette, in the heart of the village of Montmartre. 

67 Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris


Bel air Fine art

Founded in 2004, Bel-Air Fine Art is now established as one of the leading contemporary art galleries group in Europe.

18 rue Norvins
75018 PARIS


Street Art Walking Tour

Where art history meets Street Art!

Because of its artistic history and beautiful church on top of the hill, Montmartre is called the most attractive tourist destination in Paris since the beginning of 20th Century. It is also one of the most popular places for the young street artists to express themselves and be seen.

On this tour we will talk about the bohemian art of XIX-XX century Paris – Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse – while taking the backstreets to look at all the art done today on the streets. We will try to understand today phenomenon of street art popularity, based on the history of arts.

You’ll be surprised how quiet and colourful the streets of Montmartre are if you skip the most touristic places.

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Street Art in Montmartre

Alley Concept Street

ALLEY STREET acts as an Incubator and brings together creators from all disciplines: artists.

Creator Eva Léandre, creator of concepts and founder of the Studios de Paris, has brought together all the shops and ground floors of rue Androuet and some of rue des Trois Frères to create a PopUpStreet in the historic district of Montmartre.

2-8 rue Androuet - 54 rue des trois frères, 75018 Paris