Cannes has a thriving arts scene and there are many fantastic, independent art galleries in and around showcasing the best of local, national and international contemporary art. Here’s our top pick of the most interesting to provide a varied look at different aspects of the city’s art scene.
Established by Sabrina and Franck Neel in 1992, the small but well-known Gallery Neel plays host to a variety of artists, painters and sculptors.
Having spent many years in New York, Los Angeles and Japan, the Neels returned to France to showcase the best in contemporary art. They have recently begun using LED light to display their work, because of the ecological advantages, as well as for presentation purposes.
Galerie Neel, 3 Rue du Commandant Vidal, Cannes, +33 4 93 68 57 83
The Galerie Arista showcases a wide variety of Western contemporary, and traditional African, art; it is as well-known for its African totems as for its contemporary paintings, sculptures and photographs.
19 Boulevard Victor Tuby, Cannes, +33 (0)4 93 68 70 30
52 Avenue Saint-Jean, Cannes, +33 (0)4 93 68 11 45