Tribal art since 1933
20 international galleries presenting their best pieces.
Lectures & book presentations
Next edition 27 - 29 October 2023 preview 26 October
Galerie Lemaire at the Tribal Art Fair 2022
The gallery at the Prinsengracht in the 60 and 70ties.
The gallery is located in the centre of Amsterdam, and has a large collection of tribal art. Many unique pieces are on display, with the main focus on objects from New Guinea, Oceania and Indonesia.
1017 LV Amsterdam
Thursday, Friday, saturday 11.00 – 17.00
Galerie Lemaire was founded around 1933 by M.L.J. Lemaire, the grandfather of the present owner, Finette Lemaire. He was one of the first dealers in Tribal Art in Amsterdam. Galerie Lemaire is known by tribal art lovers all over the world.
Its long history of dealing in tribal art also provides the opportunity to buy from old collections.
In the gallery is an impressive collection of objects like masks, statues, textiles, jewelry and utensils. On this website a small selection of the objects which can be seen in the gallery. Regularly new objects are placed on the website.
Tribal art events
With almost ninety years experience, Galerie Lemaire is one of the oldest galleries in tribal art in the world. Present owner Finette Lemaire is the driving force behind the internationally known event the Tribal Art Fair.
In the last weekend of October is the Tribal Art fair in ‘De Duif’ in the center of Amsterdam twenty international galleries will exhibit.
Dates 2023 : 26 – 29 October
An interview from Julien Leen with Finette Lemaire about the gallery and the Tribal Art Fair.