Since its inauguration in 1993, the David Zwirner Gallery has been home to countless innovative exhibitions in a variety of media and genres and has launched the careers of some of today’s most influential artists. With long-term representation of numerous international artists, this New York gallery is certainly not one to be missed.
The gallery boasts two 30,000 square foot New York locations, both, located in the art-centric Chelsea District. The first on West 19th street and a newer five-storey building on West 20th street. Designed by architect Annabelle Selldorf, the latter became the first commercial art gallery to receive LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. Last year, David Zwirner Gallery also expanded into Europe, opening a 10, 000 square foot 5-story gallery in a historical Georgian townhouse in the heart of London’s Mayfair district.
With three esteemed art galleries in all, David Zwirner Gallery is active in the primary market which includes a broad spectrum of contemporary arts, from seminal Minimalist works to large installations, time-based performances and video work. The gallery is also active within the secondary market, becoming known for historically researched exhibitions and publications devoted to modern artists.
Currently, David Zwirner Gallery is showcasing the works of Yayoi Kusama, who’s work has transcended pop art and minimalism (two of the most important art movements of the twentieth century) and Ad Reinhardt in collaboration with the Ad Reinhardt Foundation on the artist’s centennial anniversary.
A venerable part of New York’s art scene, David Zwirner Gallery is the first choice of contemporary art-lovers everywhere. With boundary-pushing exhibitions that provoke the mind, tug at the soul and expand the imagination, there’s really no excuse to give this place a pass!
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Story by Dayana Cadet | CITYGUIDE by KA