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Announcing Representation of Maria Qamar

Richard Taittinger Gallery is pleased to announce our exclusive United States representation of Maria Qamar. We are thrilled to have hosted her first NYC exhibition FRAAAANDSHIP! which was extremely successful and created great social media interest for both the artist…

NewYorkHotels.org – 5 of the Best Galleries on the Lower East Side

By Christopher Kompanek Richard Taittinger Gallery Champagne scion and gallery owner Richard Taittinger exhibits eye-popping works in an expansive minimalist space. Recent highlights include Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colorful Line– an aptly named and extensive collection of radiant works made in a…

Frances Goodman On Contemporary Art, Acrylic Nails, And Feminism

By Sarah Sickles Frances Goodman is one of my all-time favorite artists. There’s just something about her intense and unabashedly feminine artwork that leaves me feeling empowered and fuzzy inside. Frances has a new collection of work at Richard Taittinger Gallery, on…

Experimental Berlin at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Richard Taittinger Gallery will be hosting “Experimental Berlin’’ at the gallery’s New York City location. The exhibition will feature an installation representing the radiant Berlin art scene, with works by some of the city’s best artists including Claudia Chaseling, Gregor…

HIBERNATING TATTOOS GUARDING THE SWEAT OF THE SUN TUGULDUR YONDONJAMT

  An oversized sewn skeletal alligator hung at the entrance of the gallery. Inside, on the opposite wall, large intricate charcoal drawings of a mountain range expanded above the works into a jagged terrain constructed with metallic silver foil, drawing…

Tuguldur Yondonjamts at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Richard Taittinger Gallery will be hosting “Hibernating Tattoos Guarding the Sweat of the Sun”- an exhibition by artist Tuguldur Yondonjamts at the gallery’s New York venue. The exhibition presents a series of works by New York and Ulaanbaatar-based Mongolian artist Tuguldur Yondonjamts (b….

Nirveda Alleck & Eric van Hove at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Eric van Hove. Mahjouba I (2016). Edition of 3. Mixed media: Middle Atlas white cedar wood, yellow copper, red copper, copper-plated forged steel, recycled aluminium, nickelled silver, tin, cow bone, camel bone, rubber, cow’s skin, batteries, plastic, magnets and resin….

Richard Taittinger Gallery

New York | 2015 Located on 154 Ludlow Street, the Richard Taittinger Gallery is a 5,445 sq.ft space that introduces the Chelsea gallery atmosphere to the upcoming artistic scene of the Lower East Side. The gallery is conceivably divided into three different…

Two Different Artists Marvel at the Modern Means of Travel

At Richard Taittinger Gallery, painter Nirveda Alleck and sculptor Eric van Hove evoke the mechanics of the modern world. Read more here

A Boat Full of Artists Made Art All the Way to Antarctica

Antarctica in the 21st century is something of a paradox. This most forbidding of places is fragile, dissolving as we watch—and more susceptible than ever to invasion. Visitors to the region are made to vacuum their outerwear and inspect their…

Armory Show 2017: are site specific works the remedy against art fairs’ monotony?

The Armory Show returned to New York this past week with a new director, a new design and renewed sense of purpose. Read more here

Artsy: At The Armory Show, Modern Dealers Up Their Game

Pier 92 has historically been the quieter of The Armory Show’s two piers on Manhattan’s west side. Devoted to post-war and modern art from 2009 until last year, it garnered less fervor and foot traffic than its flashier contemporary counterpart…

Bedford + Bowery: No More Black Targets, Gazoo To The Moon, and More Art To See This Week

(image via No More Black Targets) No More Black Targets Opening Sunday February 19 at Richard Taittinger Gallery, 9 pm to midnight. No More Black Targets is a collective with a unique and specific objective: to eliminate the use of…

TRAVELMAG: Like a Local: The Best Art Galleries on the Lower East Side

Once home to working class Jewish immigrants, the Lower East Side has become a hotbed of creativity for artists of all stripes. Comprised of new stores by young gallery owners and veterans who have relocated from the pricier, established areas…

Transilvania Reporter: Masters and Disciples: Exhibition by Nine Artists from Cluj, in New York. Richard Taittinger Gallery Presents The Wanderers: Contemporary Painting From Cluj

  Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York earlier this month will host the works of nine artists painting school representative from Cluj, in an exhibition that will bring together several generations with different artistic approaches. Read more here

Transilvania Reporter: Master John Sbârciu “Adrian Ghenie is talented enough to be brilliant””

“Adrian Ghenie is a very balanced and smart and talented enough to be brilliant. He reached the very top level intergalactic I could say, but sits very well with his feet in the ground. 2014 was the first place as…

Wall Street International: The Wanderers 11 Jan — 19 Feb 2017 at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, United States

For more than a decade, Cluj-Napoca, the capital of Transylvania, has been a thriving Contemporary art center for Romania and the international art world. This trend’s inception was founded upon a call for change on behalf of the representation of…

Harper’s Bazaar: Sanctums of Decision

Some cities were meant to be painted. There is the London of JMW Turner, the Nice of Matisse, and the Deflt of Vermeer. When thinking of painterly cities that have inspired works of art, Tehran hardly comes to ming. But in Mehdi Farhadian’s exhibition at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York this fall, Tehran comes to life in vivid fashion on canvas.

Artsy: 16 New York Gallery Shows Where You’ll Find Exciting Young Artists This October

From Chelsea to Bushwick, a strong showing of young artists fill New York’s galleries this fall, spanning fresh figurative paintings, embroidered wall-hangings, and an installation that imagines a robot society. Recycle Group at Richard Taittinger OCT. 13–NOV. 27, 154 LUDLOW…

ODD: Sanctums of Decision by Mehdi Farhadian

Sanctums of Decision is a body of intricately detailed portrayals of Iran’s past whilst fusing contemporary history. Iranian artist, Medhi Farhadian explores extravagant interior spaces and gardens then translates them into phantasmagorical scenes featuring people and animals engaged in ambiguous acts. Certain…

The Art Newspaper: Three to see: New York From a New York Ab-Ex anniversary to Bruce Nauman striking a sculptural pose

Pace gallery is celebrating two anniversaries with Richard Pousette-Dart: the Centennial (until 15 October): 75 years since his first gallery show (at Artists’ Gallery in New York) and 100 years since his birth. The show explores the evolution of his…

Hi-Fructose: Cuban Exile Jorge Mayet Builds Tiny Worlds as Tribute to His Homeland

Jorge Mayet’s miniature floating sculptures serve as compelling metaphors for the artist’s complex relationship to his native country. Mayet was born in Cuba, yet has been living and working in Mallorca, Spain as an expatriate. Despite the circumstances, his sculptures…

Art Daily: Alexander Ponomarev’s Hit NYC Exhibit Breaks the Ice for the Inaugural Antarctic Biennial

NEW YORK, NY.- Having only cast anchor on its Ludlow Street location in the Lower East Side arts district last year, the Richard Taittinger Gallery has already made an quite an impression in its consecutive visibly painstaking preparation and launching…

Time Out New York: Broken Landscape

Nature is given a surreal lift in these sculptures by Mayet, a Cuban artist based in Spain. Three-dimensional landscape vignettes, and trees pulled from their roots, are suspended to created the illusion that they are floating in space. The results…

Neolillusion: Broken Landscape :: Jorge Mayet

Trees suspended in space mystique, roots dancing free of ground, branches reaching upwards towards spot lit auras revealing graciously that as it is above so it is below.     That which is hidden is the structure that gives birth to…

ArtAfrica: Rapaciously Yours: Frances Goodman at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Downtown in New York’s once gritty (but still grubby) Lower East Side, champagne royalty Richard Taittinger has opened a five-thousand-square-foot gallery space in a former music hall. While some of the miniature neighbouring gallery spaces resemble neat broom closets, Taittinger’s…

Neoillusion: Stored in Ice: Alexander Ponomarev

“In my life, all time, I remember..” ~Alexander Ponomarev O, Mnemosyne, sing song of your beloved’s bed, and all the Arts you bore. Make us a vehicle of your becoming that we might recollect whence we came forevermore. Come before…

Whitewall Magazine: Stored in Ice: A Surface View of the Future by Alexander Ponomarev

The solo exhibition “Stored In Ice,” currently on view through June 12 at Richard Taittinger Gallery, embraces Russian artist Alexander Ponomarev’s lifelong exploration of the interdependence between man and machine. “Stored In Ice” encapsulates the undefined terrains of the Antarctic Circle…

The Creators Project: The World’s Largest Contemporary African Art Fair Returns to Brooklyn

This Frieze week, the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is back. 1:54 launched in 2013 in London by Touria El Glaoui, having made its debut New York last year, and features both works by established and emerging artists. The galleries…

Artnet News: See the Top 10 Artists at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

1:54 New York is back for a second swing at Pioneer Works, and it packs a satisfying punch. A brisk sweep takes you across the length of the floor and back again in good time, with the promise of works…

OkayAfrica: A Preview of This Week’s 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair New York

This Friday marks the beginning of the leading transnational fair for contemporary African art in New York. Held at Pioneer Works, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair marks its second year in the city featuring over 60 artists from 25 countries…

The Art Newspaper: Finding Nemo in the Antarctic

A group of refreshingly crazy artists and scientists – and the chief executive of The Art Newspaper – will venture to the ends of the earth in 2017 for the first Antarctic Biennale. Anna Somers Cocks, our founding editor and…

Observer: Frieze Week Edition: 25 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before May 9

FRIDAY, MAY 6 Fair: “1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair” at Pioneer Works The second edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a showcase for contemporary African art and cultural production, brings the work of more than 60 artists from the…

Financial Times: African art – 1:54 art fair returns for its second US edition

With interest from private collectors and museums, contemporary work from Africa is in hot demand. 1:54 is a fair founded in 2013 to promote contemporary artists from Africa and the diaspora. It was set up in London by Touria El…

Luxury Listings: Wealthy tourists are hot for icy Antarctica

The rich are tired of the crowds in Venice. In fact, they are paying top dollar to avoid civilization altogether. That’s thanks to a number of luxury tours of Antarctica that have sprung up in the last few years, catering…

Artnet: The Week in Art: Tribeca Ball and MoMA PS1 Open House

Though it may seem that armory Week and Frieze Week get all the action, the reality is that there is never a dull moment in the New York art world. From the East Side to the West Side, there’s always…

Artsy: Why New York’s Most Important Art District Is Now the Lower East Side

“Chinatown definitely feels like it’s the new Lower East Side,” says the young gallerist Ellie Rines when we met at her gallery, 56 Henry. “I feel like that’s kind of unquestionable.” The space is a tiny white cube, measuring just…

Ludlow Hotel: Richard Taittinger Gallery

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Weekend Edition: 12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 22

Closing: “Ballet Mécanique” at Richard Taittinger Gallery Taking artist Fernand Léger 1924 Dadaist film Ballet Mécanique as both its title and point of departure, this exhibition explores the modernist master’s concerns about the mechanized world’s impact on the roaring ’20s through…

Art Africa: 1:54 New York announce participating Galleries and Artists

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to Brooklyn, New York for the second time. The fair has just announced the participating galleries and artists that we can look forward to seeing this May! The transnational art platform, 1:54 Contemporary African…

Artnet: Who’s in and Who’s Out at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair This Year?

“We came in as a pop-up last year trying to see if there was a market for us,” 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair director Touria El Glaoui told artnet News in a phone interview. Based on 2015’s inaugural success, the fair, which…

ODD: ‘Ballet Mecanique’

Inspired by the avant-garde experimental film, ‘Ballet Mecanique,’ released in 1924 by french artist, Fernand Léger, the show revolves around the relationship between nature and machine. “Modern-day living contains a machine-like rhythm: maximized efficiency with production-based values.” — Richard Taittinger Gallery ‘Ballet Mecanique’ forces…

Whitewall: “Ballet Mécanique” Dances between the Natural and the Artificial

An exhibition taking inspiration from Fernand Léger‘s 1924 film Ballet Mécaniqueopened last week at Richard Taittinger gallery in New York. The show explores the intersection of nature and machine in artistic practices, including works by artists like Gregor Hildebrandt, Wim Delvoye, Nassos Daphnis, Mark Hagen,…

The Lo-Down: Happening This Weekend

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side This Weekend: –The bluesy retro rock band, Peoples Blues of Richmond, plays Bowery Ballroom tonight at 9 p.m. $18. –New York-based guitarist Yonatan Gat has an early gig at Mercury…

No.3 Magazine: Richard Taittinger Gallery

Exhibits at the Richard Taittinger Gallery are constantly updated with fresh new showings on a regular basis. This gives more artists the opportunity to have their work displayed for the public to enjoy and appreciate. It also provides art lovers…

The Artist’s Periscope: Nick Theobald: WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK at Richard Taittinger Gallery

There is a particular sensation that comes with rain. Time slows and one’s tactile appreciation of touch, sound and smell is heightened. One luxuriates in that sensation as the perception of time slows with the elongated drumming pause that accompanies…

Lifestyles Magazine: 5 Questions with Richard Taittinger, New York Exhibitionist

The champagne scion breaks into the Big Apple with a gallery for artists not named Koons or Hirst. Tell me how you first developed your passion for art I’ve always had a passion for art, specifically contemporary art. I developed…

Artillery: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” Richard Taittinger Gallery

It would be negligent to discuss “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” at the newly opened Richard Taittinger Gallery without referring to the eponymous film. Both attempt to test and topple our expectations and assumptions. The film’s plot centers on Sidney…

Luxe Interiors + Design: Curator- Richard Taittinger Gallery

“When I opened the gallery this spring, I wanted to showcase mid-career artists and rising stars who did not have representation in New York. But, ultimately, I am more interested in the works and the concept than their pedigree. I…

Huffington Post: 12 Contemporary African Artists You Should Know

“Folks can’t seem to come to terms with the fact that African artists have now taken and secured their seat at the dinner table, invited or not!” Art historian Chika Okeke-Agulu’s provocative quote is featured proudly in the catalog for…

Hyperallergic: African Artists Take a Seat at the Table

Boundary lines make up much of the Richard Taittinger Gallery’s current exhibit, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? — lines that, like borders, criss and cross, divide and obscure. The show’s title is meant to signify contemporary African art taking its…

Artnet: Meet 12 Contemporary African Artists Making Waves in the Art World

African art’s irresistible appeal has finally reached New York City. Nigerian-born artist and scholar Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi has curated a group exhibition at Richard Taittinger Gallery in the Lower East Side. The show, aptly titled “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”…

ARC Magazine: Richard Taittinger Gallery presents ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’

Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York is proud to present ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’, a summer showcase of works by an exciting crop of contemporary artists from Africa, curated by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, artist, art historian and specialist in modern…

Interview Magazine: Finding a Seat at the Table

Upon walking into Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side, more than 50 two-dimensional works, by 12 artists who have African lineages, greet visitors in an exhibition titled “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” The group show, curated by Ugochukwu-Smooth…

TimeOut: Check out summer’s top group exhibitions in NYC

It’s summer in the art world, which means the annual ritual of group exhibitions taking over galleries is well underway. Like art itself, such shows come in all different flavors from the simple round-up of a gallery’s stable of artists…

Artsy: Understanding Contemporary African Art’s Hard-won Rise to the Art World Main Stage

That “Contemporary African Art” is a collecting category encompassing 54 countries, 1.1 billion people, over 2,000 spoken languages, multiple thousands of native tribes, and near equally split between the traditions of Islam and Christianity, surely presents a slew of problematics….

Bedford + Bowery: This Exhibit Will Permanently Redefine Your Idea of Art From Africa

In Nigerian artist Chike Obeagu’s “Private Viewing,” a white couple wearing comical expressions look at art with bulging eyes. The painting, one of the first things you see when you enter Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side, serves as a…

Wallpaper*: Speaking up: a celebration of African contemporary art at Richard Taittinger Gallery

Both Nigerian British installation artist Yinka Shonibare and the Ghanaian El Anatsui have captured considerable global acclaim, while a wide range of lesser known contemporary African artists are just beginning to garner attention. Leading the way is Ugochukwu-Smooth C Nzewi,…

Elephant Magazine: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

As a new exhibition opens at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi explores the growing impact of African art on the global stage. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? borrows its title from Sidney Poitier’s 1967’s epic…

Widewalls: Richard Taittinger Gallery: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Art historian Chika Okeke-Agulu has once said that people have to get used to the fact that ”African artists have now taken and secured their seat at the dinner table, invited or not”. With this quote in mind Richard Taittinger…

Observer: 9 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 17

Opening: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” at Richard Taittinger Gallery Organized by Hood Museum of Art curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” introduces 12 contemporary African artists—including Halida Boughriet, Amalia Ramanankirahina, Gopal Dagnogo, and Beatrice Wanjiku Njorige—who…

Artcentron: African Artists Sit at the Dinner Table in New York

After Art Basel and Venice Biennale, African artists come to dinner in New York NEW YORK, NY.- After a great showing at the just concluded Art Basel in Basel, contemporary African art is about to take center stage again in…

The Lo-Down– Gallery Goer: Openings on the Lower East Side

Gallery Goer is a weekly roundup of gallery shows on the Lower East Side. Check out our top picks for shows opening each week that you won’t want to miss. Newcomer Richard Taittinger Gallery’s latest show features new work by the…

Neoillusion: Richard Taittinger Gallery

“It’s about passion. It’s about New York. “New York is the place where you go about your dreams, and if you stay there, it’s to make them happen,” says the warm and excited namesake of the Richard Taittinger Gallery.  “It’s…

Forbes: Taittinger Champagne Scion Opens Lower East Side Gallery

Richard Taittinger was born into one of the world’s most renowned champagne families, but instead of joining the family business, he decided to follow his passion and carve a name for himself in the art world, pursuing a master’s degree at Christie’s…

New York Observer: Sacré Bleu, LES! Popping Bottles for Richard Taittinger’s Sleek Downtown Gallery

On Monday evening on Ludlow Street, the nightlife fixture Julio Montero stood outside a immaculately lit white box, nodding toward certain folk to allow them to enter the shrine  and escape the cracked sidewalks of the Lower East Side. The…

Bloomberg Business: Here Is What It Takes to Open Your Own Downtown Art Gallery

On the face of it, the Lower East Side Gallery scene in Downtown Manhattan seems to defy economic logic. Those spare white storefronts exist, somehow, in one of the most expensive retail areas on the planet without much visible inventory, client…

Artnet: Champagne Scion Richard Taittinger Opens Gallery on LES

The Lower East Side is set to welcome a new gallery to the neighborhood tomorrow, March 3, as Richard Taittinger opens his eponymous 5,000 sq. foot space at 154 Ludlow Street, the New York Times reports. Taittinger, a great grandson…

The Wall Street Journal: New Lower East Side Art Gallery Offers Taste of Taittinger

It was years ago that Richard Taittinger, now 34 years old, left his family’s Champagne business and headed for a career in the art world. “I asked myself what I wanted to do with my life,” recalled the Paris-bred Mr….

Blouin ARTINFO : Richard Taittinger Gallery to Open on the Lower East Side

Hot off the heels of Bridget Donahue’s opening on the Bowery, Manhattan’s Lower East Side gains another new art gallery. Richard F. Taittinger, of the Taittinger Champagne family, will open an eponymous gallery in a 5,000-square-foot space at 154 Ludlow…

New York Times: Opening Soon: An Art Gallery From a Taittinger

Richard F. Taittinger is opening a new 5,000-square-foot gallery in the Lower East Side of New York. The gallery, at 154 Ludlow Street, is in the building of the former Living Room music club. It will show the work of…

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