In New York, Another Gallery Has Closed


There’s extra sad information for the New York art scene, which has been rocked with the aid of some of the gallery closures during the last couple of years: Off Vendome, which Matt Moravec has run in Chelsea since February 2015, is shutting its doorways on the end of this month. Placed on two flooring of a building on West 23 Avenue near 8th street, Off Vendome had an outstanding run, doing solo indicates with Jeanette Mundt, Kyle Thurman, Talia Chetrit, Win McCarthy, Max Emblem, and Juan Antonio Olivares, in addition to a character time out with Lena Henke and emblem. Information about the closure was first said with the aid of Artforum.

Moravec entered the art-dealing sport as co-founder of West street Gallery with Alex Gartenfeld, which changed into in operation in NY’s West Village from 2010 to 2012 and opened Off Vendome in Düsseldorf in 2013. That German branch also supplied indicates by using a stellar array of artists, together with Sam Anderson, Ian Cheng, Zak Kitnick, and Bradley Kronz, and additionally provided a two-character exhibition via Margaret Lee and Emily Sundblad. The gallery’s closing show in Düsseldorf became through Veit Laurent Kurz and ran thru February 27, 2016.

Off Vendome is currently taking part in the Condo New York program, hosting the Los Angeles gallery Freedman Fitzpatrick through July 28.


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