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Committed throughout the year to defend contemporary drawing, the mother-daughter duo Christine Phal and Carine Tissot created the Drawing Society to respond to their desire to federate around them a community of art lovers, professionals and curious people wishing to support contemporary creation.
Since September 2021, the Drawing Society now brings together the various entities Drawing Now Art Fair, Drawing Lab, Drawing on Demand, Drawing Edition, Drawing Hotel and Drawing House. These activities have as their epicenter the same passion: contemporary drawing. Thus, the Drawing Society is deployed around two axes: the first exclusively dedicated to the deployment of artistic activities, the second develops hotel activities with a collection of hotels around contemporary design.
Thus, throughout the year, the art and hotel departments make Paris vibrate to the rhythm of contemporary drawing!
The Art pole
Drawing Now Art Fair, the first contemporary art fair exclusively dedicated to drawing in Europe, welcomes more than 70 international galleries every march. These galleries present more than 400 artists and nearly 2,000 works, representative of the diversity of drawing from the last 50 years to today. Collectors and art lovers are invited to discover the works of emerging and more established artists.
The Drawing Lab is a private art center dedicated to contemporary drawing, opened in 2017 by Christine Phal, patron of contemporary drawing and founder of Drawing Now Art Fair.
The programming of this non-profit place is defined by an artistic committee.
The Drawing Lab is located at 17, rue de Richelieu — 75001 Paris
Drawing On Demand is a cultural engineering company specializing in the design, implementation and realization of artistic projects.
Led by the teams of the Drawing Society, Drawing On Demand has been carrying out projects with contemporary artists and designers for 20 years in the event industry, hotels and real estate.
Drawing hotels collection
The Drawing Hotel is a four-star boutique hotel with a 48-room unique artistic concept in the heart of Paris, which showcases contemporary design and the expressiveness of artists.
Imagined by Carine Tissot, Executive Director of the Drawing Society, she was accompanied in the realization of it by the duo of interior designers NIDO. Six artists were given carte blanche to make each corridor a perennial work of art.
The Drawing Hotel is located at 17, rue de Richelieu — 75001 Paris
The Drawing House is a 143-room hotel, designed as a boutique hotel located in the Gaîté-Montparnasse district at 21, rue Vercingétorix — 75014 Paris.
Carine Tissot, accompanied by the NIDO agency, invited 7 artists to invest the rooms and common areas. An exhibition space dedicated to contemporary drawing will complete the artistic component with invitations to galleries or institutions. The speakeasy gives carte blanche to artists in a more ephemeral way.
Drawing House is located at 21, rue Vercingétorix — 75014 Paris