GALLERIES

A directory of art galleries

Salwa Zeidan Gallery

SALWA ZEIDAN GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Salwa Zeidan Gallery has been established in 1994 in Abu Dhabi. Reopened in 2009, it specialiSes in contemporary art. The gallery represents both well-established and emerging artists from all around…

Installation Shot . Galerie Tanit Beyrouth . Towards the Sublime . Collective Exhibition . June 2019

Galerie Tanit

Gallery Statement For over forty years Galerie Tanit has played an important role in introducing American artists to German audiences and beyond. Galerie Tanit was founded by Naila Kettaneh-Kunigk and Stefan Kunigk…

Art on 56th, installation view

ART ON 56TH

Gallery Statement Art on 56th gallery is an independent visual arts gallery in Beirut, Lebanon. It was founded by Noha Wadi Moharram in 2012 and is rooted in Gemmayze, the capital’s booming…

Installation view

MARFA’ PROJECTS

GALLERY STATEMENT Marfa’ Projects works with local and regional artists to produce and present idea-based projects that engage with Beirut’s diverse contemporary art scene. Marfa’ Projects was founded by Joumana Asseily in…

Leila and Alexander Heller at their new gallery space on the Upper East Side in New York. Courtesy of Leila Heller Gallery

LEILA HELLER GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Since its establishment over three decades ago in New York, Leila Heller Gallery has gained worldwide recognition as a pioneer in promoting creative dialogue and exchange between Western artists and…

Bernhard Buhmann, The Chaser, the Ambusher and the Fickle, 2019

CARBON 12

GALLERY STATEMENT Carbon 12 was established in 2008, initiating a comprehensive, firmly global, programme of institution-grade artists. Internationally active, Carbon 12 introduces and promotes established and emerging artists to the UAE contemporary…

Visual from gallery show

ANIMA GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Anima Gallery was established in March 2012, with a focus on two main areas: exhibitions and art consultancy. The gallery represents emerging, mid-career and established artists working in a broad…

Installation view. Courtesy of Andakulova Gallery

ANDAKULOVA GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Andakulova Gallery is a contemporary art gallery with an objective to promote Central Asia’s contemporary visual arts. The gallery provides a platform to exhibit and support emerging to mid-market contemporary…

Abdul Rahman Katanani, The Wave of Change, 2019. Woven barbed wire, 350 x 850 x 400 cm. ©Paul Hannebelle

AGIAL ART GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Agial Art Gallery, established in Beirut in 1990, is one of the leading destinations for modern and contemporary art from Lebanon and the Arab World. As a pioneering platform, Agial…

Hatem Imam, installation view. Threshold, Letitia Gallery, 2019. Photo by Mahmoud Rida. Courtesy of the artist and Letitia Gallery, Beirut.

LETITIA GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Letitia Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Beirut focused on encouraging global engagement with contemporary art in Lebanon. Under the direction of Annie Vartivarian, the gallery has a strong…

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