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.   



Asya Geisberg Gallery
537b West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.675.7525/

Asya Geisberg Gallery presents a visually eclectic and conceptually focused program of thought-provoking contemporary art. AGG showcases art that stands out and translates across multiple arenas of discourse, art history, and culture. We work with young emerging artists as well as internationally established artists. Our program includes Artist Talks, performances, art demonstrations, book receptions and other events open to the public. With a BA in literature, history, and philosophy, and an MFA in Fine Art, Asya Geisberg has worked in many aspects of the art world, notably as a writer, curator and artist. Her international background has fostered a life-long interest in cross-cultural pollination, and a unique perspective on the various idioms of art. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


The Curator Gallery
520 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.243.1806/

The Curator Gallery is a fine art gallery located at the 23rd Street entrance to the High Line in Chelsea, New York’s well-known art district. Using guest curators, the gallery exhibits works on paper, paintings, photography, and sculpture by emerging and mid-career artists in solo and group shows. The Gallery’s mission is to bring exposure to hardworking artists, as well as to educate and expand the pool of engaged, serious collectors. The Curator Gallery is underwritten by Ann S. Moore, the retired Chairman and CEO of Time Incorporated. Her goals are to give back to the creative community she admires, to provide a meeting place for nonprofits she supports, and to create a robust marketplace to provide financial support and resources to working artists. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.

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    De Buck Gallery
    545 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.255.5735/

    De Buck Gallery is one of those galleries in New York located in the heart of the thriving Chelsea area, dedicated to exhibiting contemporary cutting edge artists and modern masters. Zevs, Kelly Reemten, Simón Vega, Andrea Tese, Cindy Wright and Tom Martin all had their first New York shows organised by De Bruck Gallery, which opened its doors in 2010. De Buck Gallery has become successful in attracting experienced collectors and first time buyers from around the world, with a high-class roster of young and mid-career artists. Recent exhibitions at De Buck Gallery include Look into It by Regine Schumann and Unlimited Perception by Alberto Biasi. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.



      Jim Kempner Fine Art
      501 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.206.6872/

      Jim Kempner Fine Art specializes in contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, and works on paper, with a special emphasis on contemporary master prints and outdoor sculpture. Our inventory appeals to the established as well as beginning collector. We work closely with art advisors, designers, corporations and museums to expand and enrich their varied collections. Located in the heart of Chelsea, the gallery’s three story modernist-inspired structure designed by architects Smith & Thompson boasts one of the few outdoor sculpture gardens in New York City, and is included in a number of books about contemporary architecture. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday, 12 am - 5 pm.


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      Margaret Thatcher Projects
      539 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.675.0222/

      Margaret Thatcher Projects has, since its inception in 1998, been located in the West Chelsea arts district. The gallery openend in its first space on West 25th Street, the Whitehall building. In 2009 we were pleased to relocate to our current home, a ground floor gallery at 539 West 23rd Street. Thatcher Projects presents a mix of internationally established artists alongside promising young talent. The gallery focuses on abstract painting and process. Over our almost 20 year history, the exhibition program has broadened to encompass both abstract and figurative idioms, all united by a pivotal attention to concept. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm & by appointment.


      Allan Stone Projects
      535 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.987.4997/

      Allan Stone Projects is the exclusive representative of works from the Allan Stone Collection. The Gallery presents exhibitions drawn from the esteemed collection amassed by the visionary dealer and collector, Allan Stone. Formerly known as Allan Stone Gallery and located on the Upper East Side, the Gallery relocated to Chelsea in 2013. Admired for its eclectic approach and early advocacy of pivotal artists of the 20th Century, Allan Stone Projects continues to honor the legacy established by Allan Stone (1932-2006). Stone was a leading authority on Abstract Expressionism, the New York dealer for Wayne Thiebaud for over forty years, and a passionate collector of Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Arshile Gorky, Joseph Cornell, John Graham and John Chamberlain. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

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      Ameringer McEnery Yohe
      525 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.445.0051/

      Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe is a contemporary art gallery located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, NY, that has earned the reputation of being one of the leading art galleries in the world. The gallery is the primary representative of over thirty international contemporary artists and artist estates, including the estates of Hans Hofmann and Robert Motherwell. The gallery’s principle focus is rooted in the modernist tradition with an emphasis on painting and drawing. In addition to showing primary market works by contemporary artists, the gallery mounts. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm & by appointment.

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      Carolina Nitsch Project Room
      534 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.645.2030/

      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 - Fri, 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday, 12 pm - 5 pm.


      511 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.223.2227/

      Danese opened in New York in 1997 with concurrent exhibitions – Dan Flavin’s iconic sculptures ‘Monuments’ to V. Tatlin, and rare drawings by Kazimir Malevich. Since then, the gallery has built a successful international reputation with a focus on the representation of contemporary artists and estates. Interspersed with shows by gallery artists, we have presented several special exhibitions of twentieth century art that have particular significance within the context of the gallery’s program: Frank Stella, Mark di Suvero, Hamish Fulton, Josef Albers, Sean Scully, Tom Wesselmann, John Wesley, Yves Klein, and Sonia & Robert Delaunay. Accompanying many of these exhibitions have been catalogues with texts commissioned by the gallery by such respected critics as Robert Pincus-Witten, John Yau, and Dave Hickey. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

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      Dia Art Foundation
      535, 541 and 545 West 22nd Street , New York, New York 10011/ 1212.989.5566/

      Dia Art Foundation is committed to advancing, realizing, and preserving the vision of artists. Dia fulfills its mission by commissioning single artist projects, organizing exhibitions, realizing site-specific installations, and collecting in-depth the work of a focused group of artists of the 1960s and 1970s. Today, Dia is a constellation of sites, from the iconic permanent, site-specific artworks and installations in New York, the American West and Germany; to an exhibition program that has commissioned dozens of breakthrough projects; to the vast galleries of Dia:Beacon; and finally the programs of education and public engagement. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      DC Moore Gallery
      535 W 22nd St #2, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.247.2111 /

      Founded in 1995, DC Moore Gallery represents nationally and internationally known contemporary artists whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and installation, as well as important estates and foundations including those of Romare Bearden, Charles Burchfield, Robert de Niro, Sr., Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Nathan Oliveira, George Tooker, and Jane Wilson. The gallery maintains long-standing relationships with museums, private collectors, and corporations around the world and is dedicated to providing expertise and guidance to both beginning and established collectors. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Dillon Gallery
      487 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.727.8585/

      Dillon + Lee is a contemporary, cross-disciplinary art gallery. Through artist representation, exhibitions, and collaboration, Dillon + Lee is most noted for supporting artists working outside the Western canon and disciplines not often associated with traditional art galleries such as architecture, design, music, scent, and theater. The gallery is also known for its vibrant photography program, with innovators whose work crosses geographical borders, having influence in a wide sphere of culture, society, and image making. Dillon + Lee is a member of AIPAD, The Association of International Photography Art Dealers. Open: Tue - Fri, 11 am - 4 pm.



      JoAnne Artman Gallery
      511 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1949.510.5481/

      JoAnne Artman Gallery presents vibrant and eclectic exhibitions by award-winning artists in Laguna Beach, CA and New York, NY. Her roster of artists are rooted in her obvious passion for the artist's individual voice and mastery of technique. All artists are award-winning, and their works have been shown and collected in museums and private collections around the country and internationally. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Julie Saul Gallery
      535 W 22nd St # 6F, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.627.2410/

      Julie Saul Gallery specializes in contemporary photo-based art and works on paper by an international roster of established and emerging artists. We opened our first public space in Soho in 1986, and since 2000 we have been located in Chelsea. In addition to photography, we exhibit video, painting, prints, and sculpture. We present work that is both formally innovative, and investigates meaningful themes and issues social, political and environmental. The gallery often hosts special projects involving vintage photographs, as well as thematic and historical topics. Among the group of artists we represent, several have been with us since the beginning, and we regularly premier emerging contemporary artists, as well as artists from all generations. Open: Tue - Fri, 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 6 pm.

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      Klein Sun Gallery
      525 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.255.4388/

      The Gallery was founded by Eli Klein and operated in SoHo between 2007 and 2013. During these formative years, it established a reputation for introducing fresh, contemporary, and often challenging work by rising Chinese talents to the West. In 2013, the Gallery relocated to an 8,000 square foot street-level space at 525 West 22nd Street in Chelsea to accommodate increasingly ambitious large-scale projects and the visions of its artists. In the same year, Klein partnered with long time collaborator Shanna Sun to form Klein Sun Gallery. Today, the Gallery has an international reputation as one of the foremost galleries specializing in Chinese contemporary art and continues to advance the careers of its represented artists. Open: Mon - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Lehmann Maupin

      536 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.255.2923/

      Since its establishment nearly two decades ago Lehmann Maupin has identified and cultivated the careers of an international roster of visionary and historically significant artists. The gallery has garnered a reputation for supporting artists working across disciplines and with new and challenging forms of creative expression; artists whose work has had a lasting impact on contemporary art and culture. Working closely with curators and leading intellectuals in the field, Lehmann Maupin is committed to presenting its artists’ work on an international scale and to firmly establishing their contributions to art history in the 21st century and beyond. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects

      535 West 22nd Street, Sixth Floor, New York, N.Y. 10011/ 1212.255.8450/

      Founded by artist-turned-dealer Leslie Tonkonow in Chelsea in 1997, the gallery boasts a roster of renowned conceptual and contemporary artists including environmental art pioneers Michelle Stuart and Agnes Denes, Fluxus founder Robert Watts, and provocative performance artists Laurel Nakadate and Saya Woolfalk. A strong feminist sensibility is a shared ethos among many of the gallery’s artists—2/3rds of whom are women—while Tonkonow worked for legendary women art dealers Virginia Zabriskie and Paula Cooper before opening her own business. Tonkonow chatted with us about what she learned from them, how she approaches her relationships with artists differently and more. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

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      Morgan Lehman

      534 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.268.6699/

      Founded by Sally Morgan and Jay Lehman, Morgan Lehman Gallery first opened its doors in New York City in 2005. Since its inception the gallery has been committed to fostering the careers of emerging and mid-career American artists. These artists utilize multidisciplinary practices that range from process-driven abstraction to narrative figuration, and from formalist assemblage to conceptual installation. In 2016 Morgan Lehman Gallery moved to a 1,500 square-foot ground floor space on W. 24th street in the heart of the West Chelsea gallery district. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

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      Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

      530 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.929.2262/

      Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is a contemporary art gallery located at 530 West 22nd Street in the West Chelsea arts district in New York City. Founded in 1991 by Brent Sikkema as Wooster Gardens, the gallery was originally located on Wooster Street in SoHo. In 1999 the gallery moved to its present location, which later underwent extensive renovation and expansion. Sikkema Jenkins & Co. exhibits work in a variety of media including: painting, drawing, installation, photography and sculpture. The program includes important established artists such as Tony Feher, Arturo Herrera, Sheila Hicks, Vik Muniz, Amy Sillman, and Kara Walker, as well as emerging talents like Josephine Halvorson, Marc Handelman, and Erin Shirreff. Aside from its represented artists, the gallery collaborates directly on exhibitions and projects with other artists. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.

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      Yancey Richardson Gallery

      525 West 22nd Street, New York NY 10011/ 1646.230.9610/

      Founded in 1995, the Yancey Richardson Gallery is one of the preeminent dealers of fine art photography in the country. Yancey Richardson brings over 30 years of experience to the gallery's exhibition program, and is a member of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA). The gallery regularly exhibits the work of established masters, including August Sander, Ed Ruscha, William Eggleston, and Robert Mapplethorpe.The gallery artists have been extensively collected and exhibited by museums worldwide. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm..


      303 Gallery (New Location)

      555 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.255.1121/

      303 Gallery was first established by owner and director Lisa Spellman in 1984 at 303 Park Avenue South. In addition to its address, the gallery name also references Alfred Stieglitz's "Intimate Gallery" artists-collaborative located in Room 303 of the Anderson Galleries building. Spellman's 303 Gallery moved to the East Village in 1986 where she invited such artists as Christopher Wool and Robert Gober to curate special artist projects and collaborations. 1989 marked 303 Gallery's move to 89 Greene Street in Soho where Vito Acconci, Andreas Gursky, Larry Johnson, and Rirkrit Tiravanija had solo exhibitions. Open: Tue - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Kravets / Wehby

      521 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.352.2238/

      The artists represented by this contemporary Chelsea space lean toward surreal subject matter rendered in a punchy palette. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.

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      Paula Cooper Gallery

      534 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.255.1105/

      Paula Cooper Gallery, the first art gallery in SoHo, opened in 1968 with an exhibition to benefit the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam. The show included works by Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Robert Mangold and Robert Ryman... For over forty years, the gallery’s artistic agenda has remained focused on, though not limited to, conceptual and minimal art. Beyond its immediate artistic program, the gallery has regularly hosted concerts, music symposia, dance performances, book receptions, poetry readings, as well as art exhibitions and special events to benefit various national and community organizations. For 25 years until 2000, the gallery presented a much celebrated series of New Year’s Eve readings of Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans and James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      Skarstedt, Chelsea

      550 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.994.5200/

      Skarstedt Gallery was founded in 1994 by Per Skarstedt to mount historical exhibitions by Contemporary European and American artists that had become the core of his specialty in Sweden and New York in the late 1980's and early 1990's. The New York gallery's program remains focused on artists of the late Twentieth Century whose work explores concepts such as representation, authorship, identity and sexual politics across a wide-range of media. Skarstedt's unique relationships with artists allows it to present exhibitions both on the primary and secondary markets, creating a dialogue between the generations. Open: Tue - Fri, 9:30 am - 6 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm.


      Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

      521 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.414.4144/

      Throughout the past two decades, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery has developed a leading contemporary program that now represents more than thirty distinguished artists worldwide. Committed to presenting work across all media including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography and video, the gallery has maintained a rigorous exhibition schedule that features more than ten rotating exhibitions by its artists each year. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      Tina Kim Gallery

      525 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.716.1100/

      Tina Kim Gallery, founded by Tina Kim, is affiliated with Kukje Gallery in Seoul, Korea and regularly collaborates on organizing exhibitions by internationally renowned artists and introducing emerging Korean artists to an international audience. Tina Kim Gallery also works closely with Vintage20, a private dealer specializing in mid-century and modern furniture and design. Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.


      ACA Galleries

      529 W 20th St #5E, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.206.8080/

      The American Contemporary Art Gallery (ACA) was founded in 1932 by Herman Baron. As an artist co-operative gallery the charter members included Stuart Davis and Yasuo Kuniyoshi. At this time ACA was one of only three galleries in New York dedicated to showing American art. Over the decades the gallery's breadth and scope has expanded and now includes 19th century, Modern and Contemporary American and European painting, sculpture and photography. The artistic and humanitarian mission of the gallery still endures, and ACA is committed to upholding this tradition by continuing to support artists from around the world, united in their commitment to make significant and brave contributions to the field. Open: Tue - Sat, 10:30 am - 6 pm.


      Anton Kern Gallery

      Currently Moving/ 1212.367.9663/

      Anton Kern Gallery was established in New York in 1996 and currently represents 28 international artists. The son of artist Georg Baselitz, Kern presents young American and European artists. The futuristic, sometimes melancholy installations have provided the New York art scene with some of its most visionary shows. The likes of Kai Althoff, Sarah Jones, Michael Joo, Jim Lambie and the scary Monica Bonvicini show here. Open: Tue – Sat, by appointment only.


      Denise Bibro Fine Art

      529 W 20th St # 4W, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.647.7030/

      Denise Bibro began exhibiting the work of various groups of contemporary artists and artist organizations in corporate and alternative spaces in 1980. Among the spaces that she directed exhibitions are The Lever House Lobby at the Lever Corporation on Park Avenue, Crystal Pavilion owned by the Cohen Family, American Standard Lobby in Midtown Manhattan, and the lobby of the Rockefeller Townhouse on 54th Street, as well as other locations. Presenting and promoting both emerging and established artists, the gallery has an emphasis on painting, works on paper, sculpture, and multi-media works. The programming for Platform explores conceptual work, various genres of painting and sculpture, video and installation work, as well as presenting collaborative projects with other curators and dealers.Open: Tue - Sat, 11 am - 6 pm.



      529 W 20th St # 7E, New York, NY 10011/ 1212.352.2272/

      Located in New York City, and Sag Harbor, Long Island, Dorfman+, fills a significant need in the art market for a client oriented combination of deep industry knowledge and discretion. Catering to a selective international clientele from growing to heritage collectors, Dorfman+ provides a comprehensive range of services for clients looking to form, develop, and manage their acquisitions and art collections. Open: Tue - Fri, 11 am – 5 pm & by appointment.