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Art Galleries – the most important ones

In the article online art galleries – a genesis, the focus was on the development and creation of art galleries. The following article examines three of the most important art galleries worldwide with a focus on the profile and special features of the exhibitions:

Gagosian Gallery


Larry Gagosian opened his first gallery in Los Angeles in 1980, since then numerous gallery openings have followed worldwide. Today, the Gagosian Gallery counts 18 houses, represented in New York, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and Paris, specialised in contemporary and contemporary art, featuring works by the most famous artists worldwide, including: Jeff Koons, Georg Baselitz, Takashi Murakami, Anselm Kiefer and many more.Also historical exhibitions are organized and show works by great artists such as Willem de Kooning; Alberto Giacometti, Roy Lichtenstein, Claude Monet, Andy Warhol and many others. The Gagosian Gallery also publishes artist monographs and catalogues. The owner, Larry Gagosian, who graduated in English literature and began his art career with the sale of posters and is the benefactor of numerous museums and art clubs around the world. He was also a producer of the film Andy Warhol, A Documentary Film, being awarded for the Rome Prize for Visual Art by the American Academy in Rome, as well as with the rank label Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur.

Gallery David Zwirner


With two galleries in New York and one in London, the galleries David Zwirner have sufficient impact. Major artists such as Isa Genzken and Chris Ofili are represented by the gallery. Especially the gallery was in the focus when she succeeded in winning Jeff Koons, who previously worked with the Gagosian Gallery. Also Stan Douglas, Bridget Riley and Doug Wheeler are among the represented artists of Pace Gallery. Also historical retro perspectives with works by, for example, Richard Serra are regularly shown.
The gallery owner David Zwirner, a native of Cologne, studied music in New York, then followed the footsteps of his father, founder of Art Cologne, and devoted himself to art.

Pace Gallery


Arne Glimcher, the American director and fame producer, is also a well-known art dealer in New York. In 1960 he opened the first Pace Gallery in Boston and since then has been counting 7 houses in New York, London and Beijing. French culture is a pioneer of the Pace Galleries, which organized numerous exhibitions of French artists and French art. Among the artists presented at the Pace Gallery are: Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Irwin, Sol LeWitt and Claes Oldenburg. From the personal collection Arne Glimcher was made for the exhibition at the Center Pompidou by Jean Dubuffet: L’exposition du Centenaire, loans. For the 40th birthday of the Pace Gallery the book Adventures in Ar: 40 Years at Pace was published.

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