Founded in 1989, Galerie Patrick Seguin is located in Paris’s Bastille district in a 300 sqm (3200 sq ft) space, renovated by Jean Nouvel, a 2008 Prizker Prize winner. Since its opening, the gallery has brought the talents of French designers such as Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Pierre Jeanneret, Le Corbusier and Jean Royère into the international spotlight.

With a particular specialization in the work of Jean Prouvé, Galerie Patrick Seguin works rigorously to promote both his furniture as well as his demountables houses. As of today, the gallery has amassed the most important collection of these demountable houses, which for the most part are either unique examples or were produced in very few numbers.

The quality of the works selected by Patrick Seguin combined with his meticulous and informative presentations has resulted in unique exhibitions at the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Venice Biennale, and the Musée des Beaux Arts in Nancy, France. The gallery has also published a series of monographic books that accompany the exhibitions.
In 2017, Patrick Seguin was awarded the title Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.

In addition to featuring both Prouvé demountable houses and design exhibitions, the gallery invites an international contemporary art gallery to exhibit a “Carte Blanche” show in its Parisian space every year during the FIAC. Past exhibitions have included galleries Jablonka Galerie, Hauser & Wirth, Gagosian Gallery, Eva Presenhuber, Sadie Coles HQ, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Paula Cooper Gallery, kurimanzutto, Luhring Augustine and Karma.

In October 2015, Galerie Patrick Seguin opened a second space in Mayfair, London. The focus of this location, primarily devoted to the development of the architectural aspect of Jean Prouvé’s work, will rotate between exhibitions focusing on architecture, twentieth century French furniture, and contemporary art.


Galerie Patrick Seguin is pleased to announce its first “Carte Blanche” at its London gallery.
In homage to the city of London, the gallery has decided to present works by prominent British artists Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud that stand apart from any contemporary art movements.
In an era principally championing abstraction, each of these artists shared a passionate commitment to scrutinising life and to showing the essence of what they saw.
The different paintings, selected with Ivor Braka, highlight the emphasis on the possibilities of what paint can do to approximate reality and a belief in the power of oil paint shared by all three artists at a time when conceptual art was to the fore.


Galerie Patrick Seguin is hosting a competition to win a copy of the 2017 edition of the boxed set double volume publication on Jean Prouvé.
The competition takes place on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 at 6 pm in Paris, France (UTC+1) and comprises multiple questions about Jean Prouvé.

Only answers sent via direct message will be considered.
Anyone on Instagram can enter and the competition is free. Employees of Galerie Patrick Seguin are prohibited from participating in the competition.
Galerie Patrick Seguin will determine the winner based on the following qualifications:
Accuracy and timing – the quiz will be open for 24 hours, only considering the first correct message received. Only one answer per person will be accepted.
There will be one winner. If no answer is completely accurate, the Galerie Patrick Seguin reserves the right to choose the first answer with the most accurate response received within 24 hours.
The winner will be announced the following Monday, February 5th, 2018, at 6 pm in Paris, France (UTC+1) with a comment by Galerie Patrick Seguin (@galeriepatrickseguin) on their Instagram post announcing the competition dating Sunday, February 4th and via direct message on Instagram from Galerie Patrick Seguin (@galeriepatrickseguin).
The winner will have one week (until Monday, February 12th, 2018) to respond via direct message on Instagram to the Galerie Patrick Seguin (@galeriepatrickseguin) with the correct name and address to which the publication will be sent via post.
This promotion is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram or any other social media used throughout the contest.

NEWS - Launch of the new édition of our publication on Jean Prouvé

Galerie Patrick Seguin is pleased to celebrate its new publication entirely devoted to Jean Prouvé’s work with a book launch on Tuesday, December 19th from 6 to 8 pm at the Trading Museum Comme des Garçons.

54, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris

Jean Prouvé is recognized as one of the twentieth century’s pioneers in innovative production of furniture and architecture.

This new 764-page publication that is both didactic and thorough presents his body of work in detail,
featuring both his furniture and his architecture. The two volumes comprise texts, interviews and historical information illustrated with contemporary images, previously unseen plans and numerous archival photographs.

The publication presents an overall view of the constructor and his avant-garde and humanist spirit.


From December 5th through 10th for DesignMiami/ Galerie Patrick Seguin has chosen to create an ensemble uniting the works of four important mid-twentieth century designers: Jean Prouvé, Pierre Jeanneret, Le Corbusier and Jean Royère.
The selection includes, as shown, the Pierre Jeanneret Pigeonhole Desk (ca. 1957), the Jean Prouvé TS 11 Table (1947), the Jean Prouvé Antony chair (1955), the Le Corbusier wall lamp (1956), the Jean Prouvé low Table GB 21 (ca. 1950), the Jean Royère Tour Eiffel console (1960), among other pieces.