The established London-based dealer Timothy Taylor is expanding into the US with plans to open a space in New York this autumn. Taylor’s new gallery, which occupies the ground floor of a Chelsea townhouse, is called 16×34 after the dimensions of the space (measured in feet).
A statement says that the new gallery will incorporate “curated group and solo exhibitions of historical and contemporary figures”. The launch show, which is due to open week beginning 19 September, will be dedicated to the late Mexican modernist architect Luis Barrágan.
Taylor says: “We wanted to do something different and unexpected in New York, rather than opening another large commercial white space. The programme will be distinct from the London gallery, but similarly range from late European Modern masters through to younger contemporary artists.”
Taylor launched his first London space in 1996 at Bruton Place in Mayfair. Since 2007, the gallery has been based in nearby Carlos Place, where Armenian-born Armen Eloyan launches a show of large-scale paintings and bronze sculptures today (Garden, until 3 September).
The gallery roster is underpinned by an interest in post-war abstraction, with Shezad Dawood, Alex Katz and Sean Scully among its artists. Taylor also represents a number of significant estates, including those of Serge Poliakoff and Antoni Tàpies.