Sperone Westwater Gallery in Full View

Posted on: September 14th, 2010 at 6:14 am by

There you have it, folks. The Sperone Westwater Gallery at 257 Bowery is now in full view.  In the run-up to the forthcoming grand opening, the entrance has been quite a zoo.  Workers removed the last of the scaffolding late last week, and are now shuffling to and fro, busy with the final touches.

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The glistening, nine-story gallery-tower is just under two years in the making.  Groundbreaking and construction first began with the dismantling of the old tenement building at 257 Bowery in March 2009.  The property remained a pit of rubble for a short period of time before all the heavy machinery came out. The rest is history.

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But let’s take a stroll down memory lane with a brief visual retrospective.  Strap in!

The inaugural exhibition will feature the work of Argentinean artist Guillermo Kuitca.  It runs from September 22 through November 6.  Guess that means the official opening is next week…

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