Founded in 1996 by Stéphane Magnan in the Marais district of Paris, Les filles du calvaire historically established itself at 17 rue des Filles du Calvaire. In 2023, it reinforced its mission of promoting and supporting artists by inaugurating a second space at 21 rue Chapon.


Since its beginnings, Les filles du calvaire gallery has been committed to promoting contemporary creation through a diversified exploration of artistic mediums. From conceptual works to photography, encompassing painting, sculpture, video and performance, the variety of artistic expressions reflects the gallery’s ongoing commitment to exploring new languages of creation.


True to its support for visual artists, Les filles du calvaire has been accompanying artists from various backgrounds for over twenty years. The gallery, in particular, has established close ties with the national and international photographic scene, supporting historical artists and pioneers of contemporary art. 


With the opening of its second space in 2023, Les Filles du Calvaire continues its commitment to promoting contemporary creation. The gallery participates in fairs both in France and abroad, collaborating with numerous institutions and external curators. By providing a platform for both emerging and established artists, the gallery solidifies its position as an essential reference in the Parisian and international art scene.