DRAWING NOW Paris Alternative Art Fair 2021



DRAWING NOW Paris Alternative

14 Edition


Alexandre & Florentine Lamarche – Ovize,
The Waavings (Normandie), 2020-2021
Mixed techniques on Paper,
110 x 136 cm
©Courtesy Galerie Laurent Godin.


The first contemporary art fair exclusively dedicated to drawing in Europe,exceptionally renews its formula for its 2021 edition and presents DRAWING NOW Alternative!


Carmen Perrin, Tracé tourné, frappé, 2018
Tracé tourné / frappé, 2018
colored pencil on paper
163 cm – Diameter.
©Courtesy Galerie Catherine Putman.


34 galleries gather to offer you an alternative event in a former department store at 42 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, Paris 12th.


8 JUIN 2021
42 Faubourg Saint Antoine
©Gregoire Avenel



With this new format, the contemporary design show team is reconnecting with its DNA after investing in different locations in its early days.



Marine Pagès
Untitled 2 (Les Intermédiaires), 2019
Pencil and Watrcolor Graphic on prepared paper
64 x 46 cm
©Courtesy Galerie Bernard Jordan.


DRAWING NOW Alternative adapts to guarantee a space of discovery and meetings before the summer around the diversity of contemporary drawing of the last 50 years.


Fabienne Verdier
Autour de la montagne Sainte-Victoire, Mont Venturi, étude n°05, 2018
Gouache on Paper mounted on Vellum
Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co.
18 1/8 x 27 3/16 in (46 x 69 cm)



Visitors will be invited to register by time slots in order to enjoy a great comfort of visiting in accordance with health protocols.



Massinissa Selmani, Amorce dans l’air léger #5, 2020
Graphite and color leads on Paper.
50 x 65 cm
Courtesy of the Artist and Galerie Anne-Sarah Bénichou.



On this occasion, the DRAWING NOW Prize 2020 postponed to 2021 will be awarded to one of the nominated artists: Nicolas Daubanes represented by Galerie Maubert, Odonchimeg Davaadorj represented by Galerie Backslash, Mathieu Dufois represented by Galerie C, Delphine Gigoux-Martin represented by Galerie Claire Gastaud and Julien Tiberi represented by Galerie Semiose.



Delphine Gigoux-Martin, Les bois noirs, 2018
Neolice Felletin and ENSA limoges Edition
Tapestry and Porcelain
© elphine Gigoux-Martin.


DRAWING NOW Art Fair presents its podcast program. For the year 2020 :

-An interview between Joana P.R. Neves and JoAnn Hickey, collector, The JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection, founder of Curatorial and Study Platform, New York, USA

-The fair invites you to discover a little more about the nominees for the Drawing Now 2021 Prize: Odonchimeg Davaadorj, Mathieu Dufois, Delphine Gigoux-Martin, Nicolas Daubanes and Julien Tiberi.



Anne de Villepoix
Marcella Barcelo, How long do spring flowers bloom,
Serie Ikiryō, 2021
Ink and Watercolor on PAPAER washi,
99 x 184.
©Courtesy: the Gallery.




Galerie Alain Gutharc, Paris

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

Galerie Anne-Sarah Bénichou, Paris

Archiraar Gallery, Bruxelles PROCESS

Backslash, Paris SECTEUR GÉNÉRAL

C.A. Contemporary Fine Arts Vienna, Vienne INSIGHT

Galerie C, Neuchâtel et Paris

Espace à Vendre, Nice

Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris

Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris

Galerie 8+4 – Bernard Chauveau, Paris

Galerie Vachet-Delmas, Sauve

Galerie Claire Gastaud, Clermont-Ferrand

Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris

Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris

Patrick Heide Contemporay Art, Londres

Galerie Ulrike Hrobsky, Vienne

Huberty & Breyne, Paris SECTEUR GÉNÉRAL

Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul de Vence

Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris

Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris

Galerie Maïa Müller, Paris

Galerie Martel, Paris

Galerie Maubert, Paris

Maurits van de Laar, La Haye

Gilles Drouault, galerie /multiples, Paris

Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg

Galerie Oniris – Florent Paumelle, Rennes

Galerie Papillon, Paris

Galerie Catherine Putman, Paris

Galerie Ramakers, La Haye

Galerie Jean-Louis Ramand, Aix-en-Provence

Semiose, Paris

Xippas, Paris



Carolyn Carlson, Water Is A Garden Of Fish, 2019
Indian Ink and goache on  Arches Paper.
58 x 76 cm
©Courtesy Galerie Isabelle Gounod.



Le Printemps du dessin and its rich programming in Paris and the region completes this approach around the promotion of contemporary drawing!

From March 20th to June 21th 2021, the Printemps du dessin brings together drawing exhibitions that take place in institutions or art centres and all workshops, workshops, conferences and meetings between the artist and the public. Thus the medium drawing in all its forms allows different audiences to be as close as possible to artists and creation.



8 JUIN 2021
42 Faubourg Saint Antoine
©Gregoire Avenel



DRAWING NOW Paris Art Fair  Alternative

14 Edition

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