Galerie Richard - Paris 3

Galerie Richard – Paris 3

74 rue de Turenne 75003 Paris

Jean-Luc and Takako Richard opened their gallery in 1989 under the name of Galerie OZ in the Bastille area. Their motivation has always been to discover young new artists from any country and support them in their development. Galerie OZ established its reputation by bringing together Maximalists artists from New York such as: Arch Connelly, Christopher Tanner, Rhonda Zwillinger, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt and Pepon Osorio. Galerie OZ also represented Robert Groborne, Milan Kunc, Joost Van den Toorn, Robert Kushner, Choi Jeong Hwa, Christophe Avella-Bagur, Stefan Hoenerloh, Rainer Gross, Erwin Olaf, Bae Bien-U, Jacqueline Hassink…


In 2002 the gallery moved to Saint-Louis island, adopted the new name of Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard as well as a new exhibition program that was more focused on new painting. The gallery mostly organized solo shows with new artists such as Kiyoshi Nakagami, Yek, Paul Henry Ramirez, Carl Fudge, Adam Ross,  Hervé Heuzé, Beverly Fishman, Alice Stepanek & Steven Maslin, Scott Anderson, Yuichi Higashionna, Shirley Kaneda, Tim Bavington.


In 2006 the gallery moved to its current location in the Marais and doubled its space in 2007 with a 400 square meter exhibition space. In 2007 the gallery joined the Professional Committee of Art Galleries. The gallery exhibited emerging artists such as David Ryan, Sven-Ole Frahm, and more established ones such as Bram Bogart, Ron Gorchov, Frank Stella, Judy Pfaff, Alain Kirili, Linda Besemer, Joseph Nechvatal.  In the exhibition The Incomplete – Paris in 2010, the gallery introduced 28 artists collected by Hubert Neumann.


In 2011 they opened a second gallery in Chelsea in New York The gallery name was changed in Galerie Richard. In 2012 they presented a Takesada Matsutani’s retrospective exhibition in Paris and in 2013 a double show in New York and Paris. In 2014 they organized an itinerary exhibition John M Armleder – Jean Carzou in New York, Paris, and Miami at Untitled. The gallery has developed a digital photography program with Dionisio González, Li Wei, Lauren Marsolier, Olaf Rauh and Yang Yi. In 2015 Galerie Richard sold a major work by Matsutani to The Centre Georges Pompidou. In 2015 they moved to Lower East Side. Jeremy Thomas joined both galleries, and Scott Anderson came back to the Parisian gallery. In 2018 the gallery was pleased to represent Koen Delaere, Sebastian Ludwig, Eduardo Portillo, Dennis Hollingsworth and Kim Young-Hun. In 2019 the gallery is representing Gustavo Prado, Rainer Gross. In 2021 the gallery is representing Rémy Hysbergue, Chris Finley, Joeggu Hossmann.


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