We appeal to all art lovers: if you ever have a free day in New York, add this page to your bookmarks, pack your bag and get ready to go to the most incredible art galleries you’ve ever visited! Here you will find a complete list of art galleries that you simply cannot pass by.
Stop #1: Paul Kasmin Gallery (515 W 27 St.)
Paul Kasmin Gallery, with three branches in Chelsea, represents several generations of internationally renowned artists, sculptors, photographers, and filmmakers. Works of historical modernism and post-war artists are often exhibited here and are in constant dialogue with contemporary works. Recently the first solo exhibition of the famous photographer Robert Polidori was held here, where “dendritic cities” were presented for the first time in the USA.
Stop #2: Steven Kasher Gallery (515 W 26 St.)
One of New York’s premier photo galleries, Steven Kasher Gallery features works by renowned contemporary photographers such as Thomas Roma and Leo Rubinfien and owns ancient works by Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol. Located next to the High Line, this is the perfect place to come in.
Stop #3: James Cohan Gallery (533 W 26 St.)
James Cohan Gallery presents contemporary art of American and foreign artists. Its program includes solo exhibitions of gallery artists and two thematic group exhibitions each year. Previously, the gallery exhibited works of art by the versatile Chinese artist Xu Zhen, as well as a group exhibition of late 19th and early 20th century artists (including Jean-Edouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard).
Stop #4: The Pace Gallery (510 W 25th St.)
The Pace is another leading contemporary art gallery founded in 1960 in Boston by Arne Glimcher. The gallery represents many influential international artists and properties from the 20th and 21st centuries. Today Pace has nine branches around the world (three of which are in New York) and has held over 800 exhibitions. Most recently there was a group exhibition called Blackness in Abstraction, curated by Andrea Edwards. This exhibition showcased the work of an international group of artists and traced the constant presence of black in the art of the 1940s.
Stop #5: Mary Boone Gallery (541 W 24 St.)
Mary Boone Gallery was founded in 1977 in New York City. With two current branches in New York, it represents outstanding contemporary artists from all regions of the world. Some of her past exhibitions include Life of Forms – Doug Ashford, Andrea Buttner, Jimmie Durham, Pam Lins, Nora Schultz and Amy Sillman, Works from 1964 to 2016 – Robert Barry and Dicks of Death – Judith Bernstein.
Stop #6: Anna Zorina Gallery (533 W 23 St.)
Anna Zorina Gallery, created in 2013, is a gallery of contemporary art dedicated to the presentation of powerful positive images. It presents artists who communicate with the world through strong and constructive responses to aesthetic, cultural and personal issues. Previously she hosted Ceremonies of Alonsa Guevara, Bradley Hart’s Summer Hours and Levitation Leah Yerpe.
Stop #7: Lehmann Maupin Gallery (536 W 22 St.)
Lehmann Maupin Gallery поддерживает художников, чьи работы оставили наследие в современном искусстве и культуре. Она стремится выставлять работы своих художников на международном уровне и устраивает некоторым из самых уважаемых современных художников первые персональные выставки в Нью-Йорке. Последнее событие в Lehmann Maupin Gallery было персональной выставкой новых работ Mr., под названием Sunset in My Heart, в которых были освещены последствия землетрясения Тохоку в 2011, цунами и последующей ядерной катастрофы.
Stop #8: Gagosian Gallery (x555 W 24th St.)
Gagosian Gallery, one of the most famous art galleries in New York, is owned and operated by Armenian American contemporary art dealer Larry Gagosian. It has five branches in New York. The last exhibition held at Gagosian Gallery was a research project by Tarin Simon Paperwork and the Will of Capital, which included a collection of 12 unique sculptures and 36 additional photographs. These works, each of which reflects the country’s presence at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference in 1944 in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, study treaties and documents designed to influence governments and economies.
The city is replete with art galleries that are undoubtedly inspiring. You just have to know where to go! Now you know, and there is no excuse not to go and see the most famous works of art in the world – all in one day.