Top European Charcoal Art Exhibits for 2013

If you happen to live or be traveling through Europe this year make sure to stop by any of the following galleries and check out their charcoal exhibitions currently being featured.

The Science Museum (London)

Kelvin Okafor, an artist known for drawings that are so realistic, they can be mistaken for photographs, will be showing works this year at the Science Museum in London.
Kelvin Okafor
Exhibition Rd London, SW7 2DD

Other London Art Galleries to Visit

If you are visiting London this year, be sure to check the following museums for current exhibit showings:

Barbican Centre

Barbican Centre
Level G, Barbican Centre,
Silk Street London, EC2Y 8DS

National Gallery (London) Trafalgar Square London,

Saatchi Gallery
Duke of Yorks's Building,
Kings Road London, SW3 4SQ

The Saatchi Gallery features primarily contemporary art and hosts a number of charcoal pieces in its permanent collection.

France Art Galleries to Visit

If you are in Paris, visiting the galleries of local artists is a great way to experience the city. Often certain neighbourhoods will will host “open door” events that allow you to visit multiple galleries in one evening. Paris also has many large galleries, such as:
L’Association 59 Rivoli

L’Association 59 Rivoli
Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Features a variety of contemporary art works

Galerie Schleicher + Lange
12 rue de Picardie Paris, France
Known for displaying works from emerging artists.

Galerie Pascal Lansberg
36 rue de Seine Paris, France

Known for its focus on contemporary art pieces, particularly pop-art, abstract and new-realism.

For more information about what’s currently showing in Paris during your visit, be sure to pick up a brochure from the local visitor’s center for the latest details.

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