NEW YORK GALLERIES

New York City. You name it, it’s here. Some call it the capital of the art world and its history backs that up. Galleries from Chelsea to Bushwick are known world-wide, and the locals aren’t as bad as they say.   

 


 

Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art
534 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.645.2030 / carolinanitsch.com

CAROLINA NITSCH specializes in drawings and editions,including prints and monotypes, multiples, photographs, artist books, and installations. We actively publish editions with a growing roster of international artists, ranging from traditional etching on paper or silkscreen to large installations. While we are a member of the IFPDA – The International Fine Print Dealers Association, our aim in publishing is to encourage the artist to explore new possibilities that stretch the boundaries of printmaking per se and thus we work with many different printers and fabricators to achieve the most innovative and original quality. Furthermore, we publish editions annually for institutions including the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Open: Tue–Sat, 11 am – 6 pm.

 
 
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Bortolami
520 W 20th Street. New York, NY 10011/ 1212.727.2050 / bortolamigallery.com

After five years on 510 West 25th Street, Stefania Bortolami has packed up her eponymous gallery and moved a few blocks south. Bortolami Gallery inaugurated its new space on West 20th. The new gallery splits 6200 square feet over two exhibition spaces—compared with the 4000 square-foot jewelbox of the previous location. The new gallery shares the block with ZieherSmith, Anton Kern and Elizabeth Dee, but also counts a Correctional Services facility as a neighbor. Open: Tue – Sat, 10 am – 6 pm & by appointment.

     
     
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    Elizabeth Dee
    2037 5th Ave, New York, NY 10035/ 1212.924.7545/ www.elizabethdee.com

    Elizabeth Dee opened her first gallery in 1997 at 118 Mercer Street, designed as an intimate space to create exhibitions and research. The gallery established its first public space in 2002 in Chelsea, introducing emerging and mid career artists, and developing their careers and a program of innovative cultural strategies that engaged the spaces between the museum, gallery and fair. Since its inception, the gallery program has resulted in over 100 critically acclaimed exhibitions, publications and productions by contemporary artists responding to the changing landscape of contemporary art and larger culture. Dee has written, curated and spoken widely on the changing landscape of gallery practice and the art market. In February 2016, the new gallery opened at its current location in Harlem, a landmark cultural site that was formerly the building of the original Studio Museum in Harlem, established in 1968. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

     

       
       
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      Metro Pictures
      519 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.206.7100/ www.metropictures.com

      METRO PICTURES is a New York City art gallery founded in 1980 by Janelle Reiring, previously of Leo Castelli Gallery, and Helene Winer, previously of Artist's Space. It was located in SoHo until 1997 when it was among the first wave of galleries to move to Chelsea. MMetro's opening exhibition in 1980 included Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Troy Brauntuch, Jack Goldstein, Sherry Levine, James Welling, and Richard Prince. Subsequently, the one person exhibitions that followed at the gallery were these artists' first major exhibitions in New York. These artists were also each prominently included in the 2009 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, "The Pictures Generation".Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Gavin Brown's Enterprise
      291 Grand Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10002/ 1212.627.5258/ www.gavinbrown.biz

      Gavin Brown’s enterprise is an art gallery in New York City owned by Gavin Brown. The gallery was established by Gavin Brown in 1994 on Broome Street, in the west SoHo neighborhood of New York City. In 1993, prior to opening the Broome Street location, Brown installed an exhibition of Elizabeth Peyton drawings in a room at the Hotel Chelsea – considered one of the first shows to fall under the umbrella of “Gavin Brown’s enterprise.” Open: Wed - Sun, 10 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Miguel Abreu
      88 Eldridge Street / 36 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002/ 1212.995.1774/ miguelabreugallery.com

      The gallery opened its first space in March 2006 at 36 Orchard Street in New York’s Lower East Side, and was instrumental in establishing the neighborhood as a new destination for contemporary art. The gallery regularly stages one-person and curated group exhibitions, and organizes film screenings and lectures by leading philosophers and critical theorists, such as Alain Badiou, Slavoj Zizek, Quentin Meillassoux, and Reza Negarestani. In 2011, the gallery's publishing division, Sequence Press, was inaugurated as a collaborative enterprise with British publisher Urbanomic and, among other titles, released François Laruelle's The Concept of Non-Photography... In 2014, the gallery opened an 8,000 square foot second space two blocks away at 88 Eldridge Street, above a parking garage, to focus on staging large-scale exhibitions. Open: Wed - Sun, 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.

       
       

      McCaffrey Fine Art
      514 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.988.2200/ fergusmccaffrey.com

      Founded in 2006, Fergus McCaffrey is internationally recognized for its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of postwar Japanese artists, as well as a quality roster of select contemporary European and American artists. Fergus McCaffrey’s rigorous, thoughtful approach is marked by a commitment to discovery, often presenting the work of artists previously unrepresented or misrepresented. Dublin-born founder Fergus McCaffrey has been instrumental in introducing postwar Japanese art to a Western market, including Natsuyuki Nakanishi, and Gutai artists Sadamasa Motonaga and Kazuo Shiraga. The gallery also exhibits the work of seminal Western artists, including Jack Early, Marcia Hafif, Birgit Jürgenssen, and Richard Nonas.Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Jack Hanley Gallery
      327 Broome St, New York, NY 10002/ 1646.918.6824/ www.jackhanley.com

      In 2008, Jack Hanley Gallery relocated to New York City, closing both San Francisco and Los Angeles galleries. The gallery moved to its present pre-war building at 327 Broome Street in the heart of Manhattan’s up-and-coming Lower East Side in 2012. Beyond its immediate artistic program, the gallery has regularly organized projects, published numerous artist books and printed limited edition posters. For nearly 30 years, Jack Hanley Gallery’s artistic agenda has remained focused on discovering and fostering talented emerging contemporary artists.Open: Wed - Sun, 11 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Team
      83 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013/ 1212.279.9219/ teamgal.com

      Team Gallery represents young artists who manipulate photography, hack technology, and fuse performance with video. Much of the talent we see here quickly makes the jump from "emerging" to "established." Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Alex Zachary
      16 East 77th Street New York, NY 10075/ 1212.628.0189

      The gallery opened at 16 East 77th Street under the name Alex Zachary in January 2010 in an unusual two-floor space (Peter Currie became a name partner around the start of 2012. Over its run, the gallery organized shows with a band of critically lauded artists, like Ken Okiishi, Rainer Ganahl, Judith Bernstein, Judith Hopf, Jordan Wolfson, Karl Holmqvist and Lutz Bacher.(Pretty impressive group!) The gallery recently hosted a charming appointment-only show of work by the Belgian artist Jef Geys in an apartment on the Upper East Side. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      Hal bromm Gallery
      90 West Broadway, New York, NY 10007/ 212.732.6196/ halbromm.com

      The gallery’s early “new talent” shows introduced Keith Haring (1981), David Salle, Robert Longo, and others to appreciative collectors long before they became well-known. Hal Bromm organized exhibitions of several up and coming East Village artists, including David Wojnarowicz, Mike Bidlo, Russell Sharon, Luis Frangella, and Judy Glantzman, at a second gallery space he had opened at Avenue A and East 11th Street in the East Village. “Climbing”, a major group exhibition of leading East Village artists, was organized at the gallery’s Tribeca space in 1984. The gallery celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015 with an exhibition featuring the work of 135 artists. Open: Tue – Fri, 12 am – 5 pm & by appointment.

       
       
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      Launch F18
      373 Broadway. New York, NY 10013/ 1603.325.2006/ www.launchf18.com

      Launch F18 was founded in 2010 by artists and curators Tim Dononvan and Sam Trioli. Initially entitled Launch Art, the two formed a partnership organizing a number of exhibitions in semi-permanent locations along the east coast. As interest and opportunities grew, Launch Art required a more permanent location, finding its new home at 373 Broadway in Tribeca and the name Launch F18 was conceived. Since 2010, over 40 exhibitions have been presented in this project space, showing the work of established and emerging artists, including thoughtful exhibitions by gallery artists: Nathan Dilworth, Andrej Dubravsky, Tyler Lafreniere, Erika Mahr, Frankie Rice and Bradford Willingham. In 2015, Launch F18 moved to 94 Allen Street and in that time conducted eleven exhibtiions, mounting shows with artists Eric Freeman, Matt Ducklo with curatorial projects by Jack Pierson, Dan Nadel and others. In 2016 the gallery moved back to its former location at 373 Broadway and continues to explore curatorial projects, gallery exhibitions and offsite projects through out the East Coast. Open: by appointment only.

       
       
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      MAW
      56 Henry ST, New York, New York 10002/ 1929.234.0760 / www.maw.guru

      MAW is a platform to expand the community, discourse and presentation of art today. Open: Fri -Sun, 12 am - 6 pm.

       
       
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      June Kelley Gallery
      166 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012/ 1212.226.1660/ www.junekellygallery.com

      The June Kelly Gallery was founded in 1986 in the historic SoHo district of New York City. The gallery specializes in contemporary paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography and represents work by a diverse group of emerging, mid-career and established artists, many of whom have achieved international recognition and acclaimThe gallery also specializes in assisting corporations, other entities and individuals in building collections and helping them to find artwork that best represents their own aesthetic concepts. The gallery is able to reach out to a variety of sources to find museum-quality work by contemporary artists, as well as masters from an earlier era. The gallery also publishes artist catalogues that are placed in museum libraries as well as institutions of higher learning..

       
       
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      11R
      Ground Floor, 195 Chrystie St, NY 10002/ 1212.982.1930/ www.11rgallery.com

      Eleven Rivingtion is a contemporary art gallery located on Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Lower East Side gallery was started in 2007 as Eleven Rivington by Augusto Arbizo in conjunction with Greenberg Van Doren Gallery and recently consolidated its two galleries into one large space on Chyrstie Street while also changing its name to 11R. Open: Wed - Sun, 12 am - 6 pm.

       
       

      Air Circulation

      160 Randolph St, Brooklyn, NY/ www.aircirculation.org

      Air Circulation is an art space in Bushwick, Brooklyn. We occupy an 1100 sf space in a commercial building located at 160 Randolph St, Brooklyn NY. Air Circulation is not a traditional gallery: we think of it as a zone of artistic research and play. We are interested in content, narrative and experience. Our exhibition programming will be organized around thematic blocks, each opening will also feature an audience participation event/performance. The initial concept for the gallery was developed in late 2013 by Steven Miyao (director/c0-owner) and Marcin Ramocki (artistic director/co-owner). The team was completed by JC Kole, Jem Porcaro and Ashwin Vasan who serve as special event coordinators, fundraisers and co-owners. Open on Sundays 12 am - 6 pm & by appointment.

       
       

      Amos Eno Gallery

      56 Bogart St, Brooklyn, NY 11206/ 1718.237.3001/ www.amoseno.org

      Amos Eno provides a platform for emerging artists in all media, giving precedence to artistic expression freed from commercial restraints combined with professional education. By presenting a rich schedule of exhibits and outreach activities, we hope to help fertilize the cultural growth of our community. Open: Thu - Sun, 12 am -6 pm.

       
       

      Art 3

      109 Ingraham St. Groundfloor, Brooklyn, NY/ 1646.331.3162/ www.art-3gallery.com

      ART 3 gallery is a dynamic contemporary art gallery established in February 2014 by Silas Shabelewska, formerly of Haunch of Venison (Christie's NY) and Helly Nahmad Gallery NY. ART 3 strives to expose or rediscover work that contributes to contemporary discourse. The international program at ART 3 is multidisciplinary, conceptual and process oriented, showcasing established, mid-career and emerging artists. Located in Bushwick vibrant art scene, the gallery maintains a deep relationship with dealers, museums and galleries worldwide. The name ART 3 was inspired by the architect firm ATELIER 3 (1960-1978) created in 1959 in Monaco by Shabelewska's father, Conrad Shabelewski and his two partners. Open: Wed - Sat, 12 am - 6 pm; Sunday, 1 pm - 7 pm.

       
       

      Art Helix

      289 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206/ 1718.386.2863/ arthelix.com

      ArtHelix, located in Bushwick, Brooklyn, presents solo and group art exhibitions and hosts lectures, symposia, and other cultural events. ArtHelix intends to create a meta-art space, a place where art is not only displayed and offered for sale, but also where it can be openly discussed and challenged, a hub or “helix” from which culture can be reimagined. Open: Saturday – Sunday, 12 pm – 6 pm & by appointment.

       
       

      Grace Exhibition Space

      840 Broadway, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11206/ 1646.578.3402/ www.grace-exhibition-space.com

      Opened in 2006, Grace Exhibition Space is devoted exclusively to Performance Art. We offer an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists whether emerging, mid career or established. Being a Brooklyn loft, our events are presented on the floor, not on a stage, dissolving the boundary between artist and viewer. This is how performance art is meant to be experienced and our mission is the glorification of performance art. Grace Exhibition Space presents over 30 curated live performance art exhibitions each year, showcasing new work by more than 400 performance artists from across the United States and the world since 2006. Grace Space received fiscal sponsorship through Fractured Atlas in 2007. Open: Friday, 11 am - 11 pm.

       
       

      INTERSTATE

      66 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237/ 1718.412.8726/ www.interstateprojects.org

      Interstate Projects is a registered 501c3 non-profit art gallery founded in 2011. Our mission is to support and increase artistic practices and dialogue through large-scale, ambitious solo exhibitions and collaborative group shows as well as enabling contact and discourse between artists and curators throughout the United States and internationally. Focusing on new artistic practices, Interstate Projects gives artists the rare and unfettered opportunity to actualize large scale projects that expand their capacities. Interstate Projects is a zone of experimentation whose primary dedication is to support artists so that they can have a healthy and un-capitalized focus to explore and develop their practice in a nurturing and supportive environment that is made up of peers and networked communities.Open: Saturday, Sunday, 12 am- 6 pm.

       
       

      International Studio & Curatorial Program

      1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211/ 1718.387.2900/ iscp-nyc.org

      The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) supports the creative development of artists and curators, and promotes exchange through residencies and public programs. Housed in a former factory in Brooklyn, with 35 light-filled work studios and two galleries, ISCP is New York’s most comprehensive international visual arts residency program, founded in 1994. ISCP organizes exhibitions, events and offsite projects, which are free and open to all, sustaining a vibrant community of contemporary art practitioners and diverse audiences. Over 1,240 artists and curators from more than 70 countries, including the United States have undertaken residencies at ISCP.

       
       

      The Living Gallery

      1094 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221/ www.the-living-gallery.com

      THE LIVING GALLERY is an Art Gallery, Music Venue and Event Space. We also host art classes and workshops for adults and children. Our mission is to unite people and inspire communication and understanding through the arts. The Living Gallery is available to RENT for EXHIBITIONS, PHOTO SHOOTS, KID'S BIRTHDAYS, FILMING, & more! THE LIVING GALLERY was founded in April of 2012 by Nyssa Frank. We offer emerging artists and teachers a platform for dreams to manifest. We seek to create an environment based on collaboration, not competition. The Living Gallery is a space where passion meets action. The Living Gallery will always be alive with new artwork, events and ideas. Open During Classes & By Appointment.

       
       

      Lorimoto

      16-23 Hancock St. Ridgewood, NY 11385/ www.lorimoto.com

      lorimoto is an art gallery owned and operated by Lori Kirkbride and Nao Matsumoto. Formally a knitting factory, the front end of the building was transformed into an exhibition space. We will be exhibiting works of local and international artists of all mediums. Open: Saturday & Sunday, 1 pm - 6 pm.

       
       

      Los Ojos

      12 Cypress Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237/ 1347.227.7803/ losojosbk.com

      Los Ojos was conceived in 2013 by Brendan Berg and Karl Hinojosa to exhibit new and experimental work by emerging contemporary artists. Brendan has a background in sculpture and computer science and has been involved in New York’s technology scene for the past seven years. Nevertheless, he remained preoccupied by the art scene, and Los Ojos presents an exciting chance to share his experience with the greater public. Karl worked for a number of years in Chelsea galleries upon his arrival in New York, followed by an extended stint in finance. He is happy to return to the art world and co-pilot Los Ojos. Open: Thu – Sun, 12 am - 6 pm.

       
       

      Luhring Augustine

      25 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237/ 1718.386.2746/ www.luhringaugustine.com

      The gallery was founded in 1985 by co-owners Lawrence R. Luhring and Roland J. Augustine. Its principal focus is the representation of an international group of contemporary artists whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, sculpture, video, photography, and performance. Luhring Augustine established a new location at 25 Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn in 2012. This second site houses an exhibition space for large-scale installations and long-term projects. Its exhibition schedule reflects Luhring Augustine's continued focus on an international program of contemporary art. Open: Thu – Sun, 11 am – 6 pm & by appointment.

       
       

      OUTLET Fine Art

      253 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11237/ 1646.644.8200/ www.outletbk.com

      OUTLET Fine Art is an exhibition space in Brooklyn dedicated to presenting innovative and dynamic programming. We host monthly exhibitions and workshops designed to engage and inspire through a comprehensive arts experience. At the root of OUTLET, we believe in promoting creativity through exhibitions, collaborations, and out-of-the-box explorations. Open: Sat - Sun, 1 pm - 6 pm & by appointment.

       
       

      SARDINE

      286 Stanhope Street, Ground Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11237/ 1914.805.1974/ sardinebk.com

      SARDINE is a contemporary art gallery presenting solo exhibitions, small group shows and occasional limited editions by featured artists. SARDINE's modest size is a key asset in the construction of a contemplative, intimate space which has been used to showcase carefully curated collections of work as well as immersive, site-specific installations. Founded in 2011 by Lacey Fekishazy, SARDINE was co-directed by Jon Lutz from 2013 to 2015. He is now directing 106 Green in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. SARDINE focuses on working with emerging and mid-career artists. We believe in a simple philosophy of Art for Art's sake. We will be celebrating our fifth anniversary on October 1, 2016 and will have done nearly 50 events and exhibitions as we reach our five year mark. Open: Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm - 6 pm when a show is in progress or by appointment.

       
       

      Schema Projects

      92 St. Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237/ 1718.578.3281/ www.schemaprojects.com

      Schema Projects is the first Bushwick gallery dedicated exclusively to works of art on paper. Housed in a former barbershop storefront, it is the brainchild of New York artist Mary Judge, well known for her dedication to all forms of drawing, both as a studio artist and educator. Schema Projects hosts events of interest to the artist and gallery going community throughout the season, such as our Annual Paper Swap, as well as talks and tours. The gallery maintains a flat file that extends the gallery holdings and is open to the viewing public. Open: Saturdays & Sundays from 1 pm - 6 pm.

       
       

      Silent Barn

      603 Bushwick Ave, New York, NY 11206/ 1929.234.6060/ silentbarn.org

      Silent Barn is a collectively directed art space in Brooklyn, New York. Functioning round-the-clock as a center of multidisciplinary experimentation, Silent Barn is a place to produce, present, and interact with art of all forms.In addition to hosting public performances and events, Silent Barn is home to a complex of studio and living spaces which serve as an experimental sandbox and public platform for a variety of individual artistic, cultural, and entrepreneurial projects. Residents live and work amid artistic activity as caretakers of Silent Barn, extending a feeling of welcome to audiences and artists.

       
       

      SOHO20 Gallery

      56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206/ 1718.366.3661/ soho20gallery.com

      SOHO20 Artists Inc. d.b.a. SOHO20 Gallery is a non-profit artist-run organization that has been promoting the work of women artists since 1973. The organization was founded by a group of 20 women artists in New York City, intent on achieving professional excellence in an industry sorely lacking in opportunities for women. Since its inception the gallery has been a voice for marginalized artists, fostering growth through opportunities and resources. SOHO20’s mission is to end gender-based discrimination in the arts by demonstrating how important art by women, queer, trans, and otherwise marginalized artists, is to our cultural well-being. Open: Thu - Sun, 12 am - 6 pm.