About Us

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Sylvie NISSEN, graduated from the prestigious school of the Louvre of Paris (Ecole du Louvre de Paris), join the museographic training of Fontainebleau Museum. In 1968, she obtains the agreement to be Curator of Museum. For more than 10 years, she is the collaborator of one of the most important Paris-antique dealer. At the same time, she is fascinated by the magic side of precious stones and became gemmologist. In 1980, Sylvie Nissen settled in the heart of Carlton Hotel in Cannes her Art Gallery. Displaying period and contemporary jewellery and decorative arts to Carlton Hotel daily visitors. For more than 30 years she managed this magic place where Jewellery and Contemporary Art meet.


Our Artists

Sylvie Nissen Art Gallery favours talented artists of the whole world.


René Gruau
René GRUAU, the most famous French Fashion emblem of the century has been the creative force behind Christian Dior parfums commercials since 1947 and his paintings show an admirable graphic synthesis. The purity of line is reminiscent of Oriental calligraphy, while his chic, saucy women – always in motion – are an international symbol of Elegance.

Silversmith Florentine since 1903, Pampaloni presses his international fame on an always renewed creativity, in big traditions of the Italian Silver cabinets of the Renaissance from Brunelleschi to Benvenuto Cellini.

Jutta Kulik
German designer, Jutta Kulik draws in a style in clean lines, jewels filled with history.

Talented Artists from the whole world. 

In the 1990s, Sylvie Nissen realizes one of his secret quests : expose and promote whole world Artists but marked by elegance and “Art de Vivre”. The Collection today proposed by Sylvie Nissen within the Gallery of the Carlton, aims to be a bridge between the East and the West.

In the East my pleasure lies… (Shakespeare)

The bestiary presented by Sylvie Nissen finds its peculiarity and borders on the excellence thanks to the use of solid silver allied to the shagreen or the skin of ray.

A solar symbolism
” Bridge between the East and the West, Art vector of Peace and harmony between the Cultures. ”

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