For visitors and New Yorkers alike, if you are interested in contemporary art in the New York area this is a good place to start. The following is a short list of galleries and other art resources specializing in contemporary art. If you are thinking about starting to collect or want to add to your collection, contact any of these galleries and they will be happy to help you. This is only a partial list of galleries, but it is a good starting point. You will find additional galleries and more comprehensive listings in our other New York Gallery Guides. Most of the galleries listed below are in the primary art market--- they work with and represent living artists. Some of the other galleries specialize in the secondary art market ( i.e. resale of art works ) for contemporary art. You will also find a few other art resources to guide you in your art education.

Other New York Galleries can be found in these guides

New York Gallery Guide (includes the Lower East Side, plus much more)
Chelsea Gallery Guide
Brooklyn Gallery Guide

New York Art Museums and Art Centers
Art Galleries around the United States

Selected Galleries
Specializing in Contemporary Art

Interior view of Bernarducci Meisel Gallery located in New York, NY

Bernarducci Meisel Gallery
In September of 2000, Frank Bernarducci and Louis K. Meisel opened Bernarducci Meisel Gallery at 37 West 57th Street at 5th Avenue in New York, a long established crossroads of the art world. The focus is the presentation of the finest contemporary realist art including established and emerging artists of the genre. Since the Gallery's inception, our artists have exhibited both nationally and internationally and their work has been included in important museum surveys and featured in solo museum exhibitions. Location: 37 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019, telephone: 212-593-3757, website:

Andrew Edlin Gallery
Bernarducci Meisel Gallery
Casey Kaplan
Cristin Tierney
David Nolan New York
David Zwirner
Daniel Cooney Fine Art
Davidson Contemporary
Freight + Volume
Galerie Lelong
Gladstone Gallery
The Hole
Horton Gallery
Jack Shainman Gallery
James Cohan Gallery
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts
Luhring Augustine
Marianne Boesky Gallery
Marian Goodman Gallery
Margaret Thatcher Projects
Mary Boone Gallery
Matthew Marks Gallery
Maxwell Davidson Gallery
Metro Pictures
Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Morgan Lehman Gallery
Murray Guy
Paula Cooper Gallery
Paul Kasmin
Peter Blum Gallery
Petzel Gallery
Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery
Simon Preston Gallery
Sperone Westwater
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Van Doren Waxter
Winston Wachter Fine Art

Newer Galleries (established in past few years)

Artwork from Anthony Philip Fine Art in Brooklyn, New York

Anthony Philip Fine Art
Anthony Philip Fine Art was established by husband-and-wife team Anthony Philip and Brandi Wills to bring art that we love to people who will love it too. Our exhibits introduce original works by emerging contemporary artists to the hearts and walls of collectors of all means. Location: 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206, telephone: 929-279-1984, website:

Interior view of House of Art Gallery in Brooklyn, NY

Richard Beavers Gallery
A contemporary fine art gallery that markets, promotes and sells the work of visual artists. The gallery represents artists in the primary market specializing in emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Our collection primarily consists of original works of art featuring a multitude of genres and themes with a focus on unique, distinctive and rare artwork that has appreciative value. HOA Gallery's goal is to educate and provide a professional, comfortable and welcoming environment, whether you are a seasoned collector, art appreciator or merely have an interest in learning about art, alike. Location: 408 Marcus Garvey Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11216, telephone: 347-663-8195, website:

David Richard Gallery located 211 East 121st Street, New York , NY

David Richard Gallery, LLC
David Richard Gallery specializes in Postwar and Contemporary abstract art and features geometric, Op, Pop, color field, minimal and gestural abstraction in a variety of media. Artists who were part of important art historical movements that occurred during the 1960s through 1980s are represented, along with estates, secondary market works, and several emerging American and international contemporary artists. 211 East 121st Street, New York, NY 10035, telephone: 212-882-1705, website:

Art 101
Anthony Philip Fine Art
Eleven Rivington
Foxy Production
Gavin Brown's enterprise
James Fuentes
JoAnne Artman Gallery
Joshua Liner Gallery
Littlejohn Contemporary
Long-Sharp Gallery Project Space
Nicelle Beauchene Gallery
Richard Beavers Gallery
Richard Taittinger Gallery
Sargent's Daughters

New York Museums
Guggenheim Museum
Museum of Modern Art
New Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art

New York Contemporary Art Centers
BRIC Contemporary Art (Brooklyn)
Dia Art Foundation
The Kitchen
MoMA PS1 (Long Island City)
White Columns

New York Art Fairs

Contemporary Art Magazines
Art in America
Whitehot Magazine

Blogs and Art News
Art F City
Art Observed
Contemporary Art Daily
Galleriest NY
Observer Art

Art Bookstore
Scroll through a selection new books in our art bookstore. We've made a selection of recommended art books published over the past two years. You'll also find a selection of art magazines dealing with the world of art. can also serve as your shopping portal to for all your other Internet shopping - whether for laptops or luggage, cameras, heels, or haberdashery. Just click here: Path to Amazon.

Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980    Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed    Bauhaus: 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity     Irving Penn: Centennial

Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern    Unlimited: Art Basel 2017     Kiefer-Rodin     Peter Doig

Modigliani Unmasked      Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016     Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait    Helen Frankenthaler, Paintings 1962-1987

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Artwork by Erin O'Keefe on exhibition at Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York, April 19 - May 19, 2018

Erin O'Keefe
On Exhibition
April 19 - May 19, 2018
Morgan Lehman Gallery
New York


Artwork by Takashi Murakami on exhibition at PERROTIN Gallery in New York, April 28 - June 17, 2018

Takashi Murakami
April 28 - June 17, 2018
New York / Lower East Side


Artwork by Fabiola Menchelli on exhibition at PROXYCO Gallery in New York, May 12 - July 1, 2018

Fabiola Menchelli
On Exhibition
May 12 - July 1, 2018
New York / Lower East Side


Artwork by Marilyn Lerner on exhibition at McKenzie Fine Art in New York, May 4 - June 10, 2018

Marilyn Lerner
On Exhibition
May 4 - June 10, 2018
McKenzie Fine Art
New York / Lower East Side


Artwork by Adam Scott on exhibition at David Richard Gallery in New York

Adam Scott
April 21 - May 26, 2018
David Richard Gallery
New York


Artwork by Zak Prekop on exhibit at Essex Street in New York, April 29 - June 17, 2018

Zak Prekop
April 29 - June 17, 2018
New York


Artwork by James Hyde on exhibition at Freight + Volume in New York, April 20 - May 27, 2018

James Hyde
April 20 - May 27, 2018
Freight + Volume
New York


Artwork by Jean Philippe Kadzinski on exhibitionat Emmanuel Fremin Gallery in New York, April 19 - June 2, 2018

Jean Philippe Kadzinski
April 19 - June 2, 2018
Emmanuel Fremin Gallery
New York


Artwork by Karen Hale, 051718

Karen Hale
Painting, Acrylic on Canvas


Artwork by Franck De Las Mercedes

Franck De Las Mercedes, 051718
Painting, Acrylic on Canvas


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