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OPEN WALLS Gallery
OPEN WALLS Gallery is one of the most distinguished Contemporary Urban Art Galleries in the market. Over the five years of its existence, it acquired a reputation of an authentic force that stretches far beyond the city of Berlin. Conceived as a forward-thinking platform for Urban Art, the art space was founded in 2012 by Elodie Bellanger and Guillaume Trotin. The idea for the curated gallery emerged from the groundbreaking West Berlin Gallery and the legendary Stattbad Berlin the gallery curator managed previously. As a unique space promoting free expression and public art, OPEN WALLS grew into an important landmark for every Urban Art lover. Today, the gallery continues to serve as the meeting hub for some of the most talented artists working in the creative field around the globe.
Driven by his passion for Public Art, Guillaume Trotin curates the gallery program. His aim is to build a strong and lasting relationship with each of the artists he carefully selects. Fervently promoting his artistic vision, he presents a fresh approach running the gallery business encouraging its continuous growth. The crucial characteristic of the curatorial approach is the core vision Guillaume Trotin introduced, standing at the base of a very dynamic evolutive process the gallery perpetuates. The genuine and personal relationship he maintains with all of the represented artists and supporting clients is always in focus, ensuring the high quality of professional service. As a result of Mr. Trotin’s dedicated approach and his exhaustive knowledge of Urban Art, OPEN WALLS Gallery has become the heart of an ever-expanding Public Art community. Sharing values and knowledge, the curator openly encourages discussion enhancing appreciation for this distinctive artistic expression among connoisseurs and novices alike.
Guillaume Trotin is an expert art advisor offering consulting services in art collecting and logistics. OPEN WALLS Gallery produces curated solo and group exhibitions throughout the year. The gallery agenda includes guided street art tours, workshops and art consulting.
We trust you will enjoy our program as much as we do!
In August – By Appointment Only!
Thursdays & Fridays, from 14:00 to 19:00
Saturdays, from 14:00 to 18:00 & by appointment.
For sales inquiries & private viewing, please email the gallery.