New York based promenint gallery, Leila Heller Gallery is hosting ‘The Young Collectors Exhibition’ a collective exhibition by gallery’s artists plus a wide selection of works by international emerging artists who have been invited to show at the gallery.
Taking place from December 18, 2012 to January 12, 2013, the exhibition is curated for emerging collector which will feature 100 works priced between $500 and $5,000.
“Our intention in putting together this exhibition was to de-mystify the gallery environment, bringing together an aesthetically diverse range of affordable works to help new collectors develop their eye and encourage them to begin investing in art,” explains Alexandra Wagle the curator of ‘The Young Collectors Exhibition’ alongside with Laura Mintz.
“We view the exhibition space as a re-imagination of the old salon, creating an opportunity for young collectors to engage with artists that they may not normally have access to.” said Wagle.
There are over 30 artists participating in the exhibition including Richard Fleischner (a series of textured, geometric photographs of the LeWitt House in Praiano, Italy), Karl Mann Untitled (Lips), Untitled (Gorilla), Untitled (Tongue), Untitled (Parrot), Alexander Yulish (who has worked with creative greats such as Ash Cohen and David Lynch), Zac Buehner, Jason Castro, Philip Smith, Martin Saar, Kezban Arca Batibeki, Julia Mandle, Alexis Laurent, Rachel Lee Hovnanian, Firooz Zahedi, among others.
10% of the sales from The Young Collectors Exhibition will be donated to the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, which has recently set up a Hurricane Sandy relief fund for visual artists. If your are in New York at that time don’t foget to RSVP: RSVP@leilahellergallery.com
About Leila Heller Gallery
Founded in 1982, Leila Heller Gallery has established a worldwide reputation in both the primary and secondary art market. Known for an active and innovative exhibition schedule, the gallery shows paintings, works on paper, sculpture, installation and video from international contemporary artists to modern masters, with a specialization in artists from the Middle East.
The gallery has placed work in major private collections and museums internationally. With a rigorous art fair schedule, Leila Heller Gallery participates in fairs in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Istanbul.