If you now wondering what to do apart from shopping in New York, we have some suggestions. Best Design Guides want to fulfill your artistic desires and give you a list of galleries in Manhattan that you shouldn’t miss while visiting New York.
Not like typical industrial space, the gallery take place up two floors of a charming townhouse with a luxurious winding staircase leading to the second-floor gallery, and is so much more inviting than the industrial spaces. Here they used to show artist like Pablo Picasso to Damien Hirst. As well, there are showed works made of massive, found abstract paintings obstructed by a variety of covers, from construction plastic to pieces of furniture.
LOCATION: 45 East 78th Street, lmgallery.com, open Tues-Sat (Mon-Fri in summer) 10am-5.30pm
This gallery is hard to find, but definitely worth to visit. Greene Naftali loves installations and performance art. Gelitin turned the gallery into a performance space, while Paul Chan, who likes to use light and moving images in his work, turned Greene Naftali into a series of projection rooms.
LOCATION: 508 West 26th Street, greenenaftaligallery.com, open Tues-Sat 10am-6pm
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The one of art spaces which remained in Soho district is the drawing centre. It’s a space with high ceiling and multiple supporting columns, which soon plans to open a second floor. The Drawing Center shows exclusively works on paper and has exhibition programming to envy. It has introduced the public to drawings by artists better know for painting such as Richter and Leon Golub, or performance and conceptual artists like Liam Gillick and Matt Mullican.
LOCATION: 35 Wooster Street, drawingcenter.org, open Wed-Sun noon-6pm; Thurs noon-8pm
The name indicates that this place focus on architecture. Since it’s opening in 1982, it has presented shows by hundreds of architects, designers and artists including such heavy hitters as Peter Cook, Diller Scofidio, Dan Graham, Coop Himmelblau, Alfredo Jaar and Kiki Smith. The featured architects are rarely hindered by the small space, often building temporary structures jutting out to the streets past the opened panels. Storefront also hosts architecture talks, book launches and participatory one-day events.
LOCATION: 97 Kenmare Street, storefrontnews.org/, open Tues-Sat 11am-6pm
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Walking in Soho or Chelsea will definitely give you some artistic inspiration. You just need the to choose what you want to visit and as we gave you some suggestions, hope it will be easier!
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