Leila Heller Gallery Hosts Young Collectors Exhibition

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.


Julia Mandle ‘Political Art Embarrasses Me’ C-print, 26.7 x 25.4 cm, 2007.


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.


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