Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most influential contemporary art galleries in the world. Spanning over 7000 square meters (75,000 square feet) across three continents, Perrotin is located in Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai. The gallery represents about 50 artists from 21 different countries. It organizes 35 exhibitions, and partakes in about 20 international art fairs each year. Perrotin is driven by a team of 130 dynamic collaborators worldwide, including 3 partners and over fifteen directors. Over the past three decades, Perrotin has exhibited and supported contemporary and modern artists through many collaborative projects.