Derek Eller Gallery Debuts in Former Broome Street Garage

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 at 5:15 am by
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The garage to gallery metamorphosis at 300 Broome Street is complete (for the most part). Where tune-ups and flats were fixed, a bland white-box showroom now entertains the wealthy.

As expected, the nineteen-year-old Derek Eller Gallery jumped cross-town from Chelsea to open at this old Chinese auto mechanic. Its inaugural exhibition in the new space – renovations are still ongoing, though – is “Any Port in a Storm” by Peter Linde Busk.

Glen Auto Inc. shuttered last October. The space was unofficially on the market for years, evidenced by a hardware-store-issued leasing sign perennially posted onsite.

Once again, our only choice for retail these days is galleries or bars. We’ll have the lasagna.

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