GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, Essaouira

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At GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, browse through the whimsical and colorful world of local naïve art. Internationally known as the home of the Essaouira naive art, the gallery features works by local painters and wood sculptors. Frédéric Damgaard, an art historian from Denmark, opened the gallery in 1988. The French Academy awarded Damgaard the Medal of Vermilion for the promotion of traditional thuja painting techniques and ethnological heritage. The gallery occupies a large house across from the clock tower, which the owner decorated based upon traditional souks. By using our Essaouira tour itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD and other attractions in Essaouira.
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  • On November 29th, I posted the following review: "We purchased a modest work on November 1, 2019. The Bill of sale provided for DHL shipping and we were told we would receive tracking information in.....  more »
  • Nice place full of stunning local art. Colourful sculpture and painting pieces, polite stuff, cosy and pressure free ambience... excellent place to buy one piece. Or two!  more »
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  • Really beautiful amazing pieces by local artists
  • Extremly lovely and beautiful. So cool.
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