The New York City Gallery Stroll
Over the course of three evenings, NYC's most cutting-edge galleries are opening their doors for intimate conversations with gallery owners and directors who will offer insights on their vision, on what they see as important and lasting, and their suggestions on how to gain access to important works. Several of the artists will also be available to discuss their work.
|John Newsom, Forever Blossom, 2012|
Each evening is limited to 30 guests in order to guarantee adequate discussion time and an exclusive experience.
TicketsHVCCA is a 501-C-3, not-for-profit public space. Tickets are $500 per evening of which $400 is tax deductible.
Subscribe to all three evenings and you will receive a special Limited Edition print by artist John Newsom, named one of the top 20 American artists in the November 2011 issue of Flash Art Magazine. The print is produced by acclaimed printmaker Gary Lichtenstein. Estimated retail value: $2,000.
For reservations or additional information, please call HVCCA at 914.788.0100 or email Brett Drucker at email@example.com.
Tuesday, March 13, 6:30PM Hauser & Wirth Gallery followed by dinner at Orsay6:30-8:00 Gallery presentation
Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries with locations in Zurich, London, and New York. In addition to representing over 40 established and emerging artists, including Paul McCarthy, Berlinde de Bruyckere, Ida Applebroog, and Rashid Johnson, the gallery also represents the estates of Eva Hesse, Allan Kaprow, Lee Lozano, Jason Rhoades, Dieter Roth, and Louise Bourgeois.
8:00-10:00 Dinner at Orsay
Designed by Jean Denoyer, the elegant Parisian-style brasserie ‘Orsay’ strikes a delicate balance between sophistication and warmth. Orsay marries modern French and classic brasserie fare with an award-winning wine list.
Tuesday, April 17, 6:30PM David Zwirner Gallery followed by dinner at La Luncheonette6:30-8:00: Gallery presentation
Since opening its doors in 1993, it has been home to innovative, singular, and pioneering exhibitions across a variety of media and genres. The gallery has helped foster the careers of some of the most influential artists working today, including Luc Tuymans and Neo Rauch, and has maintained long-term representation of a wide-ranging, international group of artists, including Michaël Borremans, Raoul De Keyser, Stan Douglas, Marcel Dzama, On Kawara, Toba Khedoori, Jockum Nordström, Raymond Pettibon, Thomas Ruff, Katy Schimert, Yutaka Sone, Diana Thater, and Christopher Williams.
8:00-10:00 Dinner at La Lunchonette
This quiet, unpretentious French bistro serves classic Gallic cuisine. Chef owner Jean-François Fraysse whips up textbook examples of traditional bistro fare in flickering candlelight.
Thursday, May 17, 6:30PM "Bright Lights/ High Lights":Several Galleries on the Historic Lower East Side followed by dinner at Sebastian
6:30-8:30 Gallery presentations
The Lower East Side has emerged as an energetic vortex for new galleries that feature both young emerging artists and rediscovered or overlooked talents. Storefronts and markets that once hosted wholesalers, now serve as walk-in gallery spaces with the flavor and energy that brings to mind the exciting and energetic period of the ‘80s and the East Village. This is your chance to have an intimate conversation with these pioneering gallery dealers, hear their hopes and visions, and the philosophies of some of the artists whom they exhibit.
9:00-10:00 Dinner at Sebastian
Inspired by the romanticism of French cuisine comes Sebastian - a bar & restaurant in New York's Lower East Side. The menu hosts an array of mouth-watering food created by Chef Sebastian Maczko; formerly of Bouley, Café (owned by Richard Picasso), and restaurants in Paris. Sebastian brings together great food and an enjoyable front of house atmosphere complemented by a vast selection of wines and reasonable prices.
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