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.   



Martos Gallery
41 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10013/ 1212.560.0670/

Currently closed for renovations. Regular hours of operation: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


Atlantic Gallery
547 West 27th Street or 548 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.219.3183/

Atlantic Gallery is located in the Landmark Arts Building, half a block from the High Line, in Manhattan’s Chelsea gallery district. This historic building is home to more than two dozen art galleries. The Gallery may be accessed from either the building’s West 27th or West 28th Street entrances. Atlantic Gallery represents a select group of artists, who jointly own and manage it. Atlantic Gallery is committed to supporting creative autonomy and excellence. Its innovative programs create a forum where both participating artists and the public provide mutual challenge, support and inspiration. Founded by painters and printmakers in 1974, Atlantic Gallery migrated from Brooklyn to SoHo in 1979 and to Chelsea in 2007, having added photographers and sculptors to its roster of artists. In 2012, the Gallery moved further west to its current location.Open: Tue -Sat, 12 am – 6 pm; Thu, 12 pm – 8 pm.

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    Carter Burden Gallery
    548 West 28th Street, #534, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.564.8405/

    Established in 1971, the Carter Burden Center for the Aging (CBCA) promotes the well being of people 60 and older through a continuum of services, advocacy and volunteer programs oriented to individual, family and community needs. The Carter Burden Gallery is curated by Gallery Director Marlena Vaccaro, a painting, printmaking and mixed-media artist who holds an MFA from Pratt Institute. The gallery configuration has capitalized on available space, creating three distinct exhibition spaces: the larger East Gallery, a West gallery, and a 7 feet by 18 feet space immediately outside the gallery for experimental public art installation ("On The Wall").Open: Tue - Fri, 11 am - 5 pm; Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.



      Cristin Tierney
      540 West 28th Street, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.594.0550/

      Founded in 2010, Cristin Tierney Gallery is a contemporary art gallery committed to the development and support of both established and emerging artists. The international exhibition program emphasizes critical theory and art history, with an attendant interest in under-recognized artists and art movements of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.



      Phoenix Gallery
      548 W. 28th St. Suite 528, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.226.8711/

      From its origins as a prestigious artist cooperative in Manhattan, celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2008, the Phoenix Gallery has evolved into a community oriented center for all the arts. Founded in 1958 during the "Tenth Street" days, early gallery members included Elaine de Kooning, John Fischer, Red Grooms, Lenore Jaffee, Ted Jones, Alice Neel, Jay Milder and Cecily Barth Firestein who has been a member of the gallery since 1959. The gallery now has artist members from around the world, all dedicated to the highest level of professionalism. Each brings his or her own unique style and vision to the diverse group that makes up the Phoenix Gallery. These artists, all carefully chosen for membership by Phoenix artist peers, work in all media and create art that encompasses and reflects wide cultural and ethnic interests. Open: Tue - Sat, 11:30 am - 6 pm.


      Viridian Artists
      548 W 28th Street, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.414.4040/

      Viridian Artists Inc. is an artist-owned, professionally operated gallery, located in New York City in the prestigious Chelsea region of Manhattan, home to some of New York’s finest and most highly respected art galleries. Viridian recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and is one of the city’s oldest artist-owned galleries. Widely regarded as an outstanding showcase for emerging and established artists from the continental USA and around the world, Viridian supports a broad range of original and innovative work that meets the highest aesthetic standards. Open: Tue - Sat, 12 am - 6 pm.

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      Aperture Gallery
      547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001/ 1212.505.5555/

      Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online. Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as “common ground for the advancement of photography,” Aperture today is a multi-platform publisher and center for the photo community. Open: Mon - Sat, 10 am - 5:30 pm.


      Casey Kaplan
      121 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.645.7335/

      The gallery was started by Casey Kaplan in 1995, in a single room on an upper floor of an old loft building on Broadway in SoHo. It moved to Greene Street in 1996, to West 14th Street in 2000, to a 5000 sq ft (460 m2) space in Chelsea in 2005, and to West 27th Street, east of Seventh Avenue, in 2015. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Ceres Gallery
      547 West 27th Street Suite 201 New York, NY 10001/ 1212.947.6100/

      Ceres Gallery is a feminist, not-for-profit, alternative gallery in New York City, dedicated to the promotion of contemporary women in the arts. Ceres provides an exhibition space that enhances public awareness and helps remediate women’s limited access to commercial galleries. It also serves as a supportive base for a diversity of artistic and political views. Over the years Ceres has encouraged not only artists but writers, musicians, dancers, poets and storytellers to perform in the gallery and take risks with their work that might not be possible in a commercial setting. The members of Ceres Gallery believe the arts provide an important social service - that art has the power to educate, enhance and enrich the quality and depth of people’s lives.Open: Tue - Sat, 12 am- 6 pm; Thursday 12 am - 8 pm.

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      Flomenhaft Gallery
      547 West 27th Street, Suite 200, New York, New York 10001/ 1212.268.4952/

      Founded in 2004 by Eleanor Flomenhaft, Flomenhaft Gallery is dedicated to showing the finest exhibitions of original paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and photography by a roster of nationally and internationally renowned artists. Outstanding 20th century works by historically important American and European artists are also available throughout the year. Open: Tue - Sat, 10:30 am - 5 pm.


      Garvey | Simon Art Access
      547 W 27th St Suite 207, New York, NY 10001/ 1917.796.2146/

      Elizabeth Garvey has been a fine art dealer and advisor in New York City for over 20 years. Our space in Chelsea not only offers a quiet and relaxed environment to learn about art, but also a better way to serve existing clients who wish to sell works privately on the Secondary Market. The private viewing room can be used at any time by appointment to view works consigned from other dealers as well as the GSAA and LCA inventories. It offers a way for clients to see a wide variety of material in one spot instead of committing an entire afternoon to gallery hopping. Open: Monday by appointment; Tue - Fri; 10 am. - 6 pm; Saturday, 12 am - 6 pm.


      Littlejohn Contemporary Art
      547 West 27 Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10001/ 1203.451.5050/

      LITTLEJOHN CONTEMPORARY represents a diverse and compelling group of contemporary established mid-career artists. The gallery’s aesthetic presents a variety of genres, including abstraction and allegorical narrative, focusing primarily on painting, drawing, mixed media, and photography by national and international artists—several of whom Littlejohn has shown for over three decades. These artists stand out for their quality, uniqueness of vision and thought-provoking contributions to the contemporary art world. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm & by appointment.



      Luise Ross Gallery
      547 W 27th St, # 504, New York, New York/ 1212.343.2161/

      Since its inception the gallery has represented the work of notable self-taught artists including Bill Traylor, Minnie Evans, Carlo Zinelli, Gayleen Aiken and Lonnie Holley. The gallery has also represented Walter Anderson in New York, and its exhibitions over the years have introduced the artist’s work to an increasingly wider audience outside his native South. September 2013 marked the opening of the gallery’s new location at 547 West 27 Street, and continues the commitment and tradition of showing strong, idiosyncratic work by artists both untrained and trained.


      Miyako Yoshinaga
      547 West 27th Street 2nd Floor, New York NY 10001-5511/ 1212.268.7132/

      Established in 1999 in Chelsea, New York City. Specialized in contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. This gallery showcases a variety of media.. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.

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      Nancy Hoffman Gallery
      520 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.966.6676/

      Nancy Hoffman Gallery opened in SoHo in 1972, among the first contemporary galleries downtown to show paintings, sculpture, drawings, photographs, video, and installations. In October 2008 after more than 35 years in SoHo the gallery moved to its new home at 520 West 27th Street in Chelsea--a light-filled space with majestically high ceilings and a sculpture garden. Eight years ago Nancy Hoffman Gallery commenced an active and on-going Projects Space gallery to showcase younger artists. The Projects program continues to grow and develop to introduce new artists to the gallery group and audience. Each artist’s single-minded, obsessive, commitment to a personal vision and the process by which that vision is realized links younger to more mature artists. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 (September through July), and in August, Mon - Fri, 10 am - 5 pm.


      The Painting Center

      547 West 27th Street, Suite 500, New York, NY, 10001/ 1212.343.1060/

      The Painting Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exploration of painting in all its possibilities; it does not champion one school or tradition, but welcomes and encourages diverse viewpoints regardless of their market appeal. The Painting Center is a gathering place for painters and those who love painting; it is a democratic arena that fosters dialogue, experimentation, and community among artists. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      Paul Kasmin Gallery

      515 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.563.4474/

      Founded in SoHo in 1989, Paul Kasmin Gallery has developed a program in which the work of historic Modernist and Post-War artists is in constant dialogue with that of mid-career and established contemporary artists. The gallery currently represents the estates of Constantin Brancusi, William N. Copley, Max Ernst, Simon Hantaï, Lee Krasner and Robert Motherwell and has recently mounted historic exhibitions and published monographs focusing on the history of the Alexandre Iolas Gallery; Henry Geldzahler’s seminal 1969 The New York School exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, and the famed Impasse Ronsin studio complex in Paris. The gallery currently has three locations in Chelsea. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Sundaram Tagore Gallery

      547 West 27th Street , New York, NY 10001/ 1212.677.4520/

      Established in 2000, Sundaram Tagore Gallery is devoted to examining the exchange of ideas between Western and non-Western cultures. We focus on developing exhibitions and hosting not-for-profit events that encourage spiritual, social and aesthetic dialogues. With alliances across the globe, our interest in cross-cultural exchange extends beyond the visual arts into many other disciplines, including poetry, literature, performance art, film and music. Sundaram Tagore is a New York-based art historian and gallerist. A descendant of the influential poet and Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore, he promotes East-West dialogues through his contributions to numerous exhibitions as well as his eponymous galleries and their multicultural and multidisciplinary events. A candidate for a Doctorate of Philosophy from Oxford University, Tagore writes for numerous art publications. Open: Tue –Sat, 10 am – 6 pm.

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      Alexander Gray Associates

      510 West 26 Street, New York NY 10001/ 1212.399.2636/

      Alexander Gray Associates is a contemporary art gallery in New York. Through exhibitions, research, and artist representation, the Gallery spotlights artistic movements and artists who emerged in the mid- to late-Twentieth Century. Influential in cultural, social, and political spheres, these artists are notable for creating work that crosses geographic borders, generational contexts and artistic disciplines. Alexander Gray Associates is a member of the Art Dealers Association of America. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      Benrubi Gallery

      521 West 26th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.888.6007/

      Benrubi Gallery, founded in 1987 by the late Bonni Benrubi, is one of the leading photography galleries in the United States with a focus on 20th Century and contemporary works. The gallery’s program includes important established mid-career artists such as Stéphane Couturier, Doug Hall, Jacqueline Hassink... Benrubi gallery continues to develop long-term relationships with museums, private collectors and corporations around the world, placing photographs in such institutional collections as the Amon Carter Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Baltimore Museum... Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      BravinLee Programs

      526 West 26th Street #211, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.462.4404/

      John Lee and Karin Bravin opened their gallery in Soho in 1991. In 2006, expanding upon the conventional gallery, they opened BravinLee programs in Chelsea to exhibit artists and collaborate with colleagues and institutions on a project by project basis. In addition to gallery exhibitions, BravinLee curates several off-site shows and public art installations; they produce limited edition rugs, sculptural editions; and they privilege the medium of the artist book in their artists' book program. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 5 pm.


      Caelum Gallery

      508/526 West 26th Street, Suite 315, New York, NY 10001/ 1917.475.1694/

      When Caelum Gallery was established in 1996, co-Directors Nicholas Bergman and Misuzu Takemoto had a vision of making their own constellation among the stars of the art world. Over the years, many extraordinarily talented up-and-coming artists from around the world have exhibited at the gallery, including many international, first rate contemporary artists such as Gerd Kanz, Shin Miyazaki and Takayuki Yamada. Caelum also deals in post-war Japanese art. Like the sculptor's chisel, Caelum Gallery is dedicated to shaping the everchanging art world by bringing fresh and innovative artists to the center of the Chelsea art scene in New York City. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 5 pm; (December-Feburary, 11 am - 6 pm) & by appointment.


      Claire Oliver

      513 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.929.5949/

      Claire Oliver Gallery was established to promote an agenda emphasizing the physicality of the artistic process regardless of medium. Encouraging artists to experiment without restraint has given the gallery a singular vision displayed through a diverse range of genre, all of which balance the conceptual with the inventive. This freedom from preconceived expectations has resulted in the gallery’s unique aesthetic significance within the international contemporary art market. Claire Oliver Gallery is committed to fostering the careers of its represented artists by building institutional and critical awareness, and through the conscientious development of their commercial market. The gallery’s continued determination to showing works that convey their conceptual underpinnings while remaining smart, well informed and beautiful has earned the respect of curators and collectors worldwide. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Daniel Cooney Fine Art

      508 - 526 West 26th Street, #9C, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.255.8158/

      Daniel Cooney Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery specializing in photographs and works on paper. We opened our first office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2003. In 2004 we relocated to the Chelsea District of Manhattan. Our goal is to make exceptional photographs and works on paper available to the collecting community. The gallery is committed to showing the absolute best in emerging art and under recognized work by established artists. Open: Wed – Sat, 11 am – 6 pm.


      Davidson Contemporary

      521 W 26th St., New York, NY 10001/ 1212.759.7555/

      The Maxwell Davidson Gallery was founded in 1968 and has been a member of the Art Dealer's Association of America since 1975. The Gallery emphasizes 20th Century Modern and Contemporary paintings, drawings and sculpture with a concentration in Kinetic sculpture. In addition to representing Artists on an exclusive basis, the Gallery also carries the work of major 20th Century masters such as Matisse, Leger, Calder, Wesselmann, Niki De Saint Phalle, Matta, Francis, and Hockney. The Gallery has shown kinetic sculptors for more than thirty years, and exhibits the work of a full spectrum of sculptors ranging from the modern master George Rickey to his accomplished contemporary counterparts Tim Prentice, and Pedro De Movellan. Open: Mon - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      David Krut Projects

      526 West 26th Street, #816, Chelsea, New York/ 1212.255.3094/

      David Krut Projects (DKP) is an independent arts resource, which is active in Johannesburg, Cape Town and New York. Its focus is the encouragement of careers in the arts and literature and provides a platform for collaborations in the visual and other creative arts. Our outreach activities support child literacy and arts education. The David Krut Projects gallery in Chelsea, New York acts as a satellite space to promote contemporary South African art, as well as a flexible space for collaborative and unique projects with artists such as El Anatsui, Kate McCrickard, Gary Schneider, Stephen Antonakos, Joseph Hart, Nnenna Okore, Cannonball Press, Tom Huck, Suzanne McClelland, amongst others. Open: Tue – Fri, 9 am – 5 pm; Sat, 9 am – 4 pm.


      Field Projects

      526 W 26th Street, #807, NY, NY 10001/ 1323.633.5764/

      Field Projects is an artist-run project space and online venue dedicated to emerging and mid-career artists. Centered on long-term curatorial projects, Field Projects presents monthly exhibitions at their Chelsea location in addition to participating in pop-up exhibitions in and around New York as well art fairs around the world. The gallery invites artists to submit their work for consideration twice a year through an open call submission process. We discover about 80% of the artist we show through our open call submission process. Field Projects was founded by artists Jacob Rhodes and Keri Oldham in 2011 and is currently run by Jacob Rhodes, Rachel Frank, and Jason Mones and Katrina Slavik.Open: Thu - Sat, 12 am - 6 pm.


      First Street Gallery

      526 West 26th Street, Suite 209, NY, NY 10001/ 1646.336.8053/

      FIRST STREET GALLERY is a nonprofit contemporary art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea, steps from the High Line. We offer two exhibition spaces on the second floor of a prominent Gallery building. Our artists have been reviewed in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Art in America, ARTnews, The New Republic, The New Criterion, and The New York Sun. Through innovative programming that brings art and the community together, FIRST STREET GALLERY continues to nurture, educate, inspire and challenge artists everywhere. As an artist run gallery, we encourage members to pursue and determine the course of their own artistic careers. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      Friedman Benda

      515 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.239.8700/

      Founded in 2007 by Barry Friedman and Marc Benda, Friedman Benda exhibits artists and designers, spanning three postwar generations to the present day. Active in both the primary and secondary markets, the gallery serves as a platform for artists’ visions, with every exhibition purpose built and installed. Friedman Benda presents eight exhibitions each year, juxtaposing established with emerging artists, and is committed to introducing and fostering the awareness and expansion of artists on a global scale. Open: Tue -Sat, 10 am - 6 pm; Monday, 10 am - 6 pm by appointment.


      Galerie Lelong

      528 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001/ 1212.315.0470/

      Galerie Lelong opened in New York in 1985, and in 2001 moved to its present (ground-floor) location in Chelsea. The gallery’s focus is in international contemporary art, representing artists and estates from the United States, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific Region. The gallery has a long history of working closely with museums and public institutions from around the world to support the placement of permanent commissions and the creation of monographic exhibitions and publications on its artists. It has been a proponent of contemporary Latin American art and has presented exhibitions by some of its most vital figures for over two decades. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.