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London’s ‘Seventeen’ Gallery is Born on the Bowery

Posted November 22, 2016 at 5:10 am

Seventeen inaugurates its new Bowery showroom tomorrow. Headquartered at 314 Bowery, this Lower East Side outpost is a first for the London-based gallery, which now has an anchor along the trendy thoroughfare. Its first exhibit is a show called “Lies,” featuring the artwork of Marianna Simnett. According to the official website, Seventeen is a “Modern gallery […]

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In Reverse Trend, LES Gallery Relocates to Chelsea

Posted November 10, 2016 at 5:14 am

In a city where galleries relocate from Chelsea to the Lower East Side by the truck-full, it’s not often these days to see the reverse. After all, that’s been the trend for the better part of the last decade. Yet, for the Castor Gallery, the opposite is true The two-year-old gallery announced its departure from […]

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‘Able Fine Art NY’ Takes Over from Louis B. James Gallery on Orchard Street

Posted October 7, 2016 at 5:09 am

The script was written years ago, yet still followed to the tee: noted Chelsea gallery defects from its perch only to settle on the Lower East Side. Usually, somewhere along the former “bargain district” of Orchard Street. The latest bandwagoner is the Able Fine Art Gallery which just planted a flag (nay, canopy) at 143B […]

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Fleeing SoHo, Westwood Gallery Gets up and Running on the Bowery

Posted August 31, 2016 at 5:08 am

The slow-boil transformation from restaurant supply shop to contemporary art gallery is now complete after six months. Westwood Gallery, a refugee from SoHo, is about ready on the Bowery. And it’s a move likely to keep up with cool. Westwood Gallery, known for exhibiting contemporary artists and photographers the last twenty-one years, took 6,000 square-feet […]

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There’s a Britney Spears Mural in this Orchard Street Gallery for the MTV VMAs

Posted August 19, 2016 at 5:09 am

MTV is marking territory all over the Lower East Side. Indeed, just a few weeks after painting murals at First Street Green as category visuals for the upcoming Video Music Awards, the network also rented out an Orchard Street gallery in the name of the event. That would be the Van der Plas Gallery, which abruptly ended its […]

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Orchard Street Gallery District Loses 3 from its Ranks

Posted August 1, 2016 at 5:10 am

The spine of the Lower East Side gallery district – Orchard Street South of Delancey – is down three galleries as of this month. Bosi Contemporary, Sasha Wolf, and Tracy Williams are all finished. Bosi Contemporary vacated its 2,000 square-foot retail space in June after five years at 48 Orchard Street. The requisite leasing signage currently […]

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The Denny Gallery Opens Summertime Pop-up at Rehabbed 150 East Broadway

Posted July 15, 2016 at 9:19 am

The green is gone. And with it, tendencies to upscale a Chinatown property. You’ll recall that Michael Edelman and Parag Sawhney of real estate investment firm Penn South Capital purchased 150 East Broadway back in February for $4.45 million. They wasted no time overwriting the green facade with a darker hue, and installing its first retail […]

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London’s ‘Seventeen Gallery’ to Open Stateside Showroom on the Bowery

Posted July 11, 2016 at 5:13 am

Call it the ICP effect. Galleries are flocking to the Bowery in droves in what could be considered the second wave (the New Museum being the first) jumpstarted by the International Center of Photography. The latest being a super high-end showroom hailing from London called the Seventeen Gallery. Word on the street is Seventeen will […]

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Behind an Eldridge Street Gate is this “Peek Hole” Gallery

Posted June 17, 2016 at 5:18 am

Chinatown has a unique gallery on its hands. Rather than some glass-faced store with white walls and little art, this two-month-old showroom resides behind shuttered security gates at 113b Eldridge Street. Take a peek through the holes in the grate to view the exhibit, which is an elaborate display of candles. A shrine of sorts, […]

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Three Years on, the Garis & Hahn Gallery on the Bowery Folds

Posted June 15, 2016 at 5:17 am

When new condos open up – this could be anywhere – the typical tenant is oftentimes a gallery of some kind. Usually with two surnames separated by an ampersand. And with limited shelf life. Like Garis & Hahn at 263 Bowery. The 2,422 square-foot gallery debuted in the first half of 2013, joining Takamichi Hair […]

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