James Fuentes

James Fuentes Gallery Goes ‘Bust’ with New John Ahearn Sculptures on Delancey Street

Posted January 9, 2017 at 5:12 am

James Fuentes is busted. The dark faux-brick exterior of his eponymous gallery on Delancey Street now sports some interesting 3D definition. Sculptures by the hand of artist John Ahearn. In anticipation of Ahearn’s appearance in the upcoming group show at 55 Delancey, a unique series of seven different busts (aka “life casts”) presently protrudes from […]

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James Fuentes’ Newly Expanded Gallery on Delancey is a Graffiti Magnet

Posted February 6, 2015 at 5:19 am

Delancey Street is an unlikely place for galleries. It’s loud, polluted, and known more for utilitarian business. Tell that to James Fuentes. His eponymous gallery just doubled in size shortly before the new year. Its re-inauguration transpired back in November when the sidewalk shed was carted away. Sheathed in ten-plus feet of faux-brick, the new […]

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James Fuentes Gallery is Expanding Its Showroom on Delancey

Last modified July 23, 2014 at 10:01 am

The James Fuentes Gallery moved to 55 Delancey Street in the fall of 2010. It arrived an immigrant on the Lower East Side from the shores of St. James Place. Operating a subtle showroom the last four years, time has come for an expansion. It appears they’ve just annexed the adjancent space, previously home to […]

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Gallery Hopping ‘The Real Estate Show’ Revival on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2014 at 10:44 am

As we reported recently, four Lower East Side galleries are hosting installations which pay tribute to the groundbreaking 1979-1980 Real Estate Show. The original historic exhibit was created by a group of artists who took over a vacant city-owned building at 123 Delancey Street. Mere days after opening up the show to the public, the […]

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The Lower East Side Gallery Scene

Posted September 3, 2010 at 6:16 am

As if we needed further affirmation of the gallery district that has become the Lower East Side, W magazine has a sprawling writeup on the whole scene, bringing it mainstream.  The prose is more a proclamation that Chelsea now has a run for its money.

James Fuentes Gallery Moving to 55 Delancey

Posted September 2, 2010 at 6:12 am

In due course, the mostly-dormant 55-D Delancey will carry the distinction of being the only gallery on Delancey.  A pioneer.  Since Creative Sign, Inc. relocated down the block last October, the storefront space has remained largely dormant.  Well, aside from the brief designer pop-up C’est Beau back in July. Now artist James Fuentes is on […]