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ART GALLERIES

All of the galleries represent contemporary, emerging artists.

Foksal Gallery Foundation - Warsaw

gb agency - Paris

Hotel - London

Daniel Hug - Los Angeles

IBID PROJECTS - London


Jan Mot - Brussels

galeria plan b - Cluj

Raster - Warsaw

Galerie Jocelyn Wolff - Paris

Zero - Milan



details about galleries:

Foksal Gallery Foundation - Warsaw
artists at Villa - Piotr Janas & Maciej Sawicki

The Foksal Gallery Foundation has been founded in 1997 with the aim of protecting the heritage of the Foksal Gallery, founded in 1966. Its activities - carrying out artists' projects, publishing and scientific activity - has soon greatly expanded and become more autonomous. This led to the opening of a new location, and a spatial separation in December 2001. Now the gellery is focused on initiating and supporting unconventional artistic projects (exhibitions, concerts, film, publication) in various, often public spaces.
Foundation represents: Paweł Althamer, Cezary Bodzianowski, Piotr Janas, Katarzyna Józefowicz, Robert Kuśmirowski, Edward Krasiński, Anna Niesterowicz, Wilhelm Sasnal, Monika Sosnowska, Jakub Julian Ziółkowski, Artur Żmijewski.

gb agency - Paris
artists at villa - Mac Adams, Alban Hajdinaj, Roman Ondak, Dominique Petitgand, Pia Rönicke
gb agency was established in 2001 in order to support a distinct approach to creativity and question the gallery format and its issues. gb do not consider the activity of galerist as a signature but rather as an agency, which develops projects and puts people together. gb represents a small number of artists to be able to commit substantial time and effort to each. gb consider its structure as a laboratory for presenting strong perspectives and new forms.
Gallery artists : Mac Adams, Robert Breer, Elina Brotherus, Omer Fast, Loris Gréaud, Alban Hajdinaj Deimantas Narkevicius, Roman Ondak, Dominique Petitgand, Pia Rönicke

Hotel - London
artists at Villa: Luke Dowd, Steven Claydon, David Noonan, Alexis Teplin, Richard Kern, Peter Saville, Alastair MacKinven
Gallery began as an independent exhibition space located within the home of Darren Flook and Christabel Stewart in Bethnal Green, London where exhibiting artists not located in London were invited to stay during the production period of their project. HOTEL is now located in the ground floor shop space of the same building.
Hotel represents: Michael Bauer, Carol Bove, Steven Claydon, Luke Dowd, Richard Kern, Alastair MacKinven, Alan Michael, David Noonan, Peter Saville, Alexis Marguerite Teplin.
Daniel Hug - Los Angeles
artists at Villa - Eli Langer, Chris Lipomi, Patterson Beckwith
The gallery opened in October of 2003 in Los Angeles. The gallery is located in the gallery district of Chinatown. Daniel Hug represents a mix of local artists with some international artists such as Hanna-Mari Blenke (DE), Michael Wilkinson (GB), Ulrich Lamsfuss (DE) and Thomas Zipp (DE). The gallery works mostly with younger artists such as Michael Queenland (US), Los Super Elegantes (MEX/ US) and Chris Lipomi (US) and Stephanie Taylor (US), but also presents exhibitions by more established artists such as Gaylen Gerber (US), Eli Langer (CA/US) and T.Kelly Mason. From the very beginning Daniel Hug has taken part in international art fairs, such as: Art Basel - Miami Beach; Liste, The Young Fair -Basel; Mexico Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City; Art Forum, Berlin.
IBID PROJECTS - London
artists at Villa - Guillermo Caivano, William Hunt
Gallery, founded in 2002 is an independent space located both in Vilnius and London, focused on promoting young, talented artists from Eastern Europe. Represents artists from Europe and USA: Janis Avotins, Ross Chisholm, Milena Dragicevic, Swetlana Heger, Christopher Orr, Anj Smith, Nedko Solakov, Vicky Wright, Carey Young. Ibid is also carrying on publishing activity.
Jan Mot - Brussels
artists at villa - Sven Augustijnen, Manon de Boer, David Lamelas
Gallery participates in the most important art fair such as Art Basel.
Gallery artists: Sven Augustijnen, Pierre Bismuth, Manon de Boer, Rineke Dijkstra, Dora García, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Joachim Koester, David Lamelas, Sharon Lockhart, Deimantas Narkevicius, Tino Sehgal, Ian Wilson.
galeria plan b - Cluj
artists at Villa - Victor Man, Ciprian Muresan, Cristi Pogacean, Miklos Szilard
Gallery is an artist-run space opened in September 2005 in Cluj, coordinated by Mihai Pop and Adrian Ghenie. Being financed by a private source, gallerists have the freedom to organize their programme without any administrative or financial interferences. The name plan b was born as a reference to the general situation of the art spaces in Romania, the most of them being dependent on the little public money. The B plan, is the backup plan, which is covered also financially.
The gallery is situated in the central part of the town, in a building dating from the beginning of the XXth century. The policy of the gallery is to produce and present works of Romanian as well as foreign artists who are already active on the international scene, works that could give a feed-back the local public and could speak about the issues concerning their life; to invite similar galleries, especially from Central and Eastern Europe, in order to establish a platform for international collaboration. Plan b consider the relationship with the public of main importance.
Gallery artists: Display, Barbara Musil, Victor Man, Ciprian Muresan, Miklós Onucsán.
Raster - Warsaw
artists at Villa - Aneta Grzeszykowska, Piotr Parda, Wilhelm Sasnal, Maciej Sieńczyk, Jan Simon
Private culture institution promoting young, contemporary art. Established in 2001 as a continuation of joint projects of two art critics: Łukasz Gorczyca i Michał Kaczyński - art magazine "Raster" and garage gallery "Naświetlarnia". Since 2003 located in huge flat, on the top floor of XIXth century tenement situated in the very center of Warsaw. The program of Raster is not merely focused on visual art but also includes performences, lectures, literature events, concerts. Collaborating with many institutions such as: Cinema Luna, TR Warsaw Theater, foreign cultural institutions, takes active part in the artistic life of the capital. Raster carries on publishing activity, organizes numerous exhibitions and meetings abroad and in other Polish cities. Participates in international art fairs such as LISTE, Basel; NADA, Miami.
Gallery artists: Azorro, Agata Bogacka, Michał Budny, Rafał Bujnowski, Oskar Dawicki, Zbigniew Libera, Marcin Maciejowski, Bartek Materka, Zbigniew Rogalski, Aneta Grzeszykowska i Jan Smaga, Wilhelm Sasnal.
jocelyn wolff

Galerie Jocelyn Wolff - Paris
artists at Villa - Prinz Gholam, Christoph Weber
Gallery opened in October 2003 with a solo show by Clemens von Wedemeyer in a very small space in multicultural part of East Paris: Belleville. Almost all represented artists had their first solo show at Galerie Jocelyn Wolff. In March 2006, the gallery moved to a new space in the same neighborhood. The Gallery collaborates with highly regarded, European, cultural institutions and carries on publishing activity. This year participated, for the first time, in Art Basel.
Gallery artists: Gregory Forstner, Guillaume Leblon, Isa Melsheimer, Ulrich Polster, Julius Popp, Prinz Gholam, Christoph Weber, Clemens von Wedemeyer.
Zero - Milan
artists at Villa - Tue Greenfort, Massimo Grimaldi, Michael Sailstorfer
Established in 2000 in Milan's tenement is an independent art space exhibiting and representing young artists from Italy and abroad. Divisions into kinds is of no importance to the gallerists, they try to present the best pictures, paintings, photography, objects, movies and video installations raising issues connected with time, space and human condition. The main exhibiting space is a huge patio facing city streets, leading new context to presented art. This year the gallery participated, for the first time, in Art Basel.
Gallery artists: Micol Assael, Christian Frosi, Francesco Gennari, Tue Greenfort, Massimo Grimaldi, Pietro Roccasalva, Michael Sailstorfer, Hans Schabus.