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Join ARTnews and Madison Avenue’s galleries for our Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk on Saturday, October 22. This free event invites the public to visit participating galleries, view their fall exhibitions and attend expert talks led by artists and curators on Madison Avenue & side streets from East 57 to East 86 St.
Scheduled Gallery Talks are quite popular, and are often booked to capacity. To register for a Gallery Talk, kindly click on the green “Book Now” button above. Galleries are listed alphabetically.
Questions during the day of the event? Visit our Information Tent at Madison Avenue & East 75 Street or call at 917-975-5281.
Community Event at Frick Madison – The temporary home of The Frick Collection, 945 Madison Avenue (74-75) (1pm-3pm)
The Frick invites you to sketch with us outdoors, in front of the museum on Madison Avenue at 75th Street. Drawing easels will be available on a first-come, first-served basis (weather permitting). This event is free; all materials will be provided, and no art background is needed. Tickets are required for museum entry.
Gallery cross streets and gallery hours are shown next to each respective gallery’s address.
Acquavella Galleries, 18 East 79 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-5pm)
Tom Sachs: Spaceships. In this exhibition, Tom Sachs questions what constitutes a spaceship, exploring objects that have the ability to move us from one state to another–not only physically but also metaphysically and spiritually.
Alexander Berggruen, 1018 Madison Avenue, Floor 3 (78-79) (10am-6pm)
“Gabriel Mills: Butterfly March” is a procession of metamorphosis that commemorates the multitudes of one’s self through paintings that find peace within paradox. Driven by divinity, Christianity, and spirituality, Gabriel Mills juxtaposes images and non-images that are ostensibly discrete.
Alexandre Gallery, 25 East 73rd Street, 2nd Floor (Madison-Fifth) (11am-5pm)
Selected works by first generation American Modernists.
Arlene Angard Designs & Fine Art, 3 East 66 St, Ste 2A (Madison-Fifth) (12pm-5pm)
Visionary Artists placing their Art into Objects
Gallery Talk: 12pm & 3pm: Functional Contemporary pieces of Art.
Bonner David Galleries, 22 East 81 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Nice Place for a Picnic: A series of paintings interpreting various real and imagined scenes, within New York City and its surroundings. Two artists with similar interests in subject matter yet different approaches to painting and composition.
Cheim & Read, 23 East 67 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Cheim & Read is pleased to present Ron Gorchov: Watercolors 1968 – 1980, an exhibition of intimate, revelatory works by one of the most influential painters of the past half-century.
DAG, 41 East 57 Street, Suite 708 (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
This exhibition explores modernism in 20th century India – the selection presents vernaculars of abstraction and figuration that developed concurrently across art centers in India.
Gallery Talk: 12pm & 4pm: Director’s talk – a brief introduction to Indian modern art accompanied by a gallery walkthrough.
David Benrimon Fine Art, 41 East 57 Street, 2nd Floor (Madison-Park) (11am-4pm)
We are pleased to present our fall show featuring emerging and contemporary painters such as Jordy Kerwick, Alejandro Cardenas, and André Butzer.
David Nolan Gallery, 24 East 81 Street (Madison-Fifth) (10am-6pm)
Mad Women: Kornblee, Jackson, Saidenberg, and Ward – Art Dealers on Madison Avenue in the 1960s. A homage to Jill Kornblee, Martha Jackson, Eleanore Saidenberg and Eleanor Ward and their galleries along Madison Avenue in the 1960s
David Zwirner, 34 East 69 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
Merrill Wagner on view at David Zwirner: Bringing together works from her career on conventional and unconventional supports—ranging from canvas and paper to slate, stone, steel, and Plexiglas—the presentation provides an overview of Wagner’s expansive approach to abstraction and painting.
Debra Force Fine Art, 13 East 69 Street, Suite 4F (Madison-Fifth) (11am-5pm)
Shades of Impressionism: 1870s – 1930s, featuring American artists painting at home and abroad.
DFN Projects, 16 East 79 Street, Suite G-2, Garden Level (Madison-Fifth) (12pm-4pm)
Margot Glass: Garland features a collection of goldpoint, metallic ink, and graphite botanical drawings. Elegant in their subversion, Glass elevates common wildflowers and weeds to objets d’art with her glimmering networks of lines and gestures set against jet black grounds.
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, 980 Madison Avenue, Suite 305 (76-77) (10am-5pm)
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art (est. 1985) exhibits exceptional modern, post-war, and contemporary works of art at its base on Madison Avenue and participates in art fairs globally. The gallery works with individuals, museums, and corporations to build focused and inspired collections.
Emma Scully Gallery, 16 East 79th Street, Suite 11 (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Presenting ‘Paraciphers,’ from acclaimed lighting designer Bec Brittain. Taking cues from the movement of inflated parachutes–specifically, those used by NASA during wind tunnel testing– Brittain has designed a series of fluid forms that mimic the rhythm of flowers in the wind.
Gallery Talk: 2pm & 4pm: “The parachutes provide a sense of relief twice over—first in their physical capacity to save and in the salvation of their messages,” says Brittain.
Gagosian Shop, 976 Madison Avenue (76-77) (11am-6pm)
The Gagosian Shop curates a unique selection of art books, posters, apparel, homeware, and more. To save 15% on your purchase during the Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk, mention “Gagosian15” at checkout. Rare books, rare posters, prints, editions and other select products are excluded. Discount may not be combined with other offers.
Galerie Gmurzynska, 43 East 78 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-5pm)
La Main de Picasso – After a successful run in Zurich, Galerie Gmurzynska is delighted to present to its New York audience La Main de Picasso, the centerpiece and namesake of the exhibition being a rare and singular treasure: a plaster cast of Picasso’s left hand.
Gerald Peters Gallery, 24 East 78 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Creative Legacy: Luis Jimenez, Jami Porter Lara and Fernando Andrade. The works of three Hispanic American artists from different periods and backgrounds, each working in different materials (sculpture, pottery and graphite drawing) but united by their cultural references and each with their own political motivations -ethnic identity, environmental issues, civic responses to gun violence.
Gallery Talk: 12pm & 4pm: Noon: Jami Porter Lara discusses her 2000 year old technique of pottery making and her 21st Century inspiration for these beautifully crafted black burnished vessels. 4pm: Fernando Andrade discusses his relationship to the underlying ominous narrative he depicts. The contrast of the innocent children – playing with their make-believe weapons – poses the question of their uncertain future.
Hauser & Wirth, 32 East 69 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
The exhibition traces the impact and enduring influence of Lorna Simpson’s early photography-based output in the most comprehensive presentation of this period of Simpson’s career since her first major survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1992.
Gallery Talk: 11am: A guided tour through the exhibition. Visitors should gather on the first floor of the gallery and wait for instructions. Pictures will be allowed, although no flash photography will be permitted.
Helwaser Gallery, 833 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor (69-70) (11am-6pm)
Indigo Children: Paintings by Françoise Pétrovitch, reveals an ambiguous world, willingly transgressive, playing with conventional boundaries and eluding any interpretation. Intimacy, fragments of life and disappearance, alongside the themes such as the double, transition and cruelty run through her work, inhabited by animals, flowers and figures.
Gallery Talk: 3:30pm Tour of Françoise Pétrovitch: Indigo Children Exhibition.
Henrique Faria, 35 East 67 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
Marta Minujín: A Survey.
Hirschl & Adler Modern, 41 East 57 Street, Floor 9 (Madison-Park) (11am-5pm)
Hirschl & Adler Modern is thrilled to open its Fall 2022 season with Maritime, Randall Exon’s fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. Twelve new paintings of quotidien moments are imbued with the artist’s celebrated sense of haunting beauty. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required for admission.
Hubert Gallery, 16 East 79 Street, 2nd Floor (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Geoffrey Johnson: Fall Solo Exhibition. Featuring new contemporary impressionist paintings of New York.
Hugo Fine Arts Galerie, 755 Madison Avenue (65-66), (11am-6pm)
Hugo Galerie presents Michel Delacroix, renowned “painter of dreams and the poetic past.” Delacroix paints “the Paris of then.” Join his enduring revelry of the unmatched innocence, beauty, and optimism of France before the Great War. Joie de vivre, indeed!
Gallery Talk: 1pm: Gallerist Reco Sturgis discusses the extensive work of friend, colleague, and globally celebrated artist Michel Delacroix. Sip and see how Delacroix’s personal history, creative process, and growing legacy enliven and endear us to his quintessential scenes of Paris’ Belle Époque.
Ippodo Gallery, 32 East 67 Street (Madison-Park) (10am-6pm)
Susumu Shingu: Sculpting with Wind. Showcasing renowned kinetic sculptor Susumu Shingu’s latest work created specifically for New York including drawings, interior sculptures, and colorful abstract paintings.
Gallery Talk: 2pm:Join us for a Gallery Talk with artist Susumu Shingu and Ippodo Gallery New York director Shoko Aono.
Jennifer Baahng Gallery, 790 Madison Avenue (66-67) (11am-6pm)
Presenting “Next Moves,” the inaugural solo exhibition of Sharon Butler’s recent multi-panel paintings and selected mixed-media drawings. These works articulate the pulse and the trajectory of Butler’s work, transposing graphic differences and traversing dimensions with elegance and wit.
Gallery Talk: 12pm & 2pm: Artist talk by Sharon Butler.
John Szoke Gallery, 41 East 57 Street, 6th Fl. (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
Experience our works on view.
Kapoor Galleries, 34 East 67 Street, Floor 3 (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
Bringing together some of the most rare and exquisite pieces of sculpture from India, Nepal, Tibet and ancient Gandhara, Divine Gestures: Channels of Enlightenment lies at the intersection of religious iconography and fine craftsmanship. This exhibit is an ode to the iconographic elements of a sculpture that bridge the tangible and intangible realms of art. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required for admission.
Gallery Talk: 1pm & 3pm: Join Sanjay Kapoor as he leads you through a brief tour of our exhibition.
Kate Oh Gallery, 31 East 72nd Street (Madison-Park) (12pm-7pm)
Photographer Ha Jaeyeol is exhibiting his elegant works at the gallery. His photographs reveal and unveil serene blanched stories ready for the pruning and plucking.
Gallery Talk: 12pm, 2pm & 4pm: Gallery will expand on the artist’s background and how that informed his storytelling abilities through his photographs.
Kraushaar Galleries, 15 East 71 Street, Suite 2B (Madison-Fifth) (11am-4pm)
Nature’s Bounty, A Selection of 20th Century American Art.
Kristen Lorello, 23 East 73rd Street, 5F (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
New sculptures by Bayne Peterson. Viewing Room: Andrea Belag | Lisa Beck.
LGDR, 909 Madison Avenue (72-73) (11am-6pm)
“From Body to Horizon” is an exhibition of paintings by queer artists who have developed specific approaches to color through depictions of the interior and exterior landscapes of their own lives. Featuring works by Etel Adnan, David Hockney, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, and Doron Langberg.
L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, 764 Madison Avenue (65-66) (11am-6pm)
What do Thoughts Look Like? John Cohen’s Life and Work.
Gallery Talk: 11am & 12pm: This weekend the Gallery and Brooklyn Folk Festival both play tribute to musician, filmmaker, folklorist, photographer and artist John Cohen (1932-2019). We encourage you to take advantage and visit both to learn more about this Renaissance man.
Leila Heller, 17 East 76th Street, Garden Level (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Leila Heller presents an immersive installation of puzzle Totems by French-Lebanese artist Mouna Rebeiz.
Leon Tovar Gallery, 26 East 64 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-4pm)
Luiz Sacilotto: The Resonance of Vision, highlights works by Brazilian Artist Luiz Sacilotto created from the 1980’s to 2000’s; a time in which he mastered complex geometrical progressions and explored the use of bright colors. Sacilotto was one of Brazil’s greatest contributors to Brazilian Concrete Art and to Modern art.
Les Enluminures, 23 East 73rd Street 7th Floor (Madison-Fifth) (10am-6pm)
Les Enluminures is proud to showcase a curated selection of historic jewelry.
Gallery Talk: 12pm, 3pm & 5pm: 12pm: Wearable art – jewelry from the Renaissance and the Middle Ages. 3pm: Historic jewelry and the market. 5pm: Historic Rings – What to look for?
Leslie Feely, 1044 Madison Avenue (79-80) (10am-6pm)
Post-War and Contemporary Art.
Lois Wagner Fine Arts, 15 East 71st Street, Suite 2A (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Timothy J. Clark, Internationally known watercolor artist, just completed two well received museum exhibitions at Howard University and The Hispanic Society.
Also showing our exhibition, “All Around Manhattan.”
Gallery Talk: 1pm, 4pm: A Dialogue with Timothy J. Clark discussing his watercolor process, and bringing life to monumental structures and landscapes, and his ability to capture the soul of his portrait subjects.
Luxembourg + Co., 595 Madison Avenue, 6th floor (57-58) (11am-6pm)
Focusing on the years 1924–36, this exhibition explores the development of Joan Miró’s unique visual vocabulary in painting, drawing and collage, his complex relationship with Surrealism, and the arrival of his art to the United States.
Mardani Fine Minerals, 766 Madison Avenue (65-66) (11am-6pm)
Specializing in the finest works of natural art, Mardani Fine Minerals is a purveyor of exquisite mineral specimens from around the world. On display are impeccable examples of crystallized gold, ruby, aquamarine, tanzanite, and quartz, among many others. Visitors may view the collection throughout the day and may request a guided tour of the exhibition at any time.
Mignoni, 960 Madison Avenue, 2nd floor (75-76) (11am-5pm)
Mignoni presents the gallery’s first exhibition with Peter Schuyff. This is a solo exhibition showcasing a new group of vibrant and colorful abstract paintings made by the artist throughout 2021 at his studio in Bari, Southern Italy.
Monnalisa, 1088 Madison Avenue (81-82) (2pm-6pm)
A Monnalisa Art Exhibit featuring the artist Marcie Soloway. The exhibit will feature some of Ms. Soloway’s most iconic oil paintings.
Gallery Talk: 2pm & 3pm: Meet artist Marcie Soloway.
Nicholas Brawer, 1046 Madison Avenue (79-80) (11am-6pm)
Giant binoculars of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Opera Gallery, 791 Madison Avenue (66-67) (11am-6pm)
Modern art, from 1880 to 1990 to present contemporary art. Artists such as George Condo, Sam Francis, Picasso, Chagall, Raoul Dufy, Pierre Soulages and many more.
Gallery Talk: 11am: Guided tour of the exhibition.
Petzel Gallery, 35 East 67 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-6pm)
Kahlil Robert Irving: Street Moments. Featuring new and recent ceramic sculpture and works on paper, this show focuses on the artist’s interest in the aesthetically rich, politically charged landscape of our built environments.
Robert Mann Gallery, 14 East 80 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Julie Blackmon: Up Around the Bend
Rosenberg & Co., 19 East 66 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Aude Herlédan: Dialogue Between Worlds.
Rubin&Chapelle, 964 Madison Avenue (75-76) (11am-5pm)
Axel Koschier’s painting is a method for approaching the world’s absurdities and a way of putting process and relation into two-dimensional form. A key aspect of his work is its nonchalant commentary on art’s form of inscription, its modes of representation, and its attribution of meaning.
Gallery Talk: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm: Artist Axel Koschier and Alaina Claire Feldman (Director/Curator, Mishkin Gallery, CUNY).
Shepherd W & K Galleries, 58 East 79 Street (Madison-Park) (11am-5pm)
Ching Ho Cheng (1946-1989): Evocations of the Artist: A survey of works representing each period of Ching’s oeuvre.
Austrian and German Works: 1900 – 1930.
Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Art, 790 Madison Avenue, Suite 602 (66-67) (11am-6pm)
Color and Abstraction: A selection of works by Norman Bluhm, Hans Hofmann, Paul Jenkins, Ludwig Sander, and others.
Skarstedt Gallery, 20 East 79 Street (Madison-Fifth) (10am-5pm)
Eric Fischl: Towards the End of an Astonishing Beauty: An Elegy to Sag Harbor, and Thus America features seven new paintings by the artist. In this new body of work, the annual Halloween parade in Fischl’s home of Sag Harbor, known as the “Ragamuffin Parade,” sets the scene for explorations into themes of exhaustion, isolation, disappointment, and passivity.
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, 16 East 71 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6:30pm)
Deconstructive Narrative, is featuring photographers Lilly Lulay and Antony Cairns. It is their first exhibition with the gallery. Deconstructive Narrative exhibition considers the subject of modern technology as a new medium that allows an innovative sense of craft in photography.
Sprüth Magers, 22 East 80 Street (Madison-Fifth) (10am-6pm)
Spruth Magers is pleased to present John Baldessari’s maquettes, curated by Nana Bahlmann. The first large presentation of these works grant extraordinary insight into Baldessari’s way of seeing and distinct image-making process.
Sterling | Boos, 980 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor (76-77) (11am-6pm)
Claude Lawrence in Conversation: A Group Exhibition including works by Norman Lewis, Benny Andrews, Fernand Leger, Leonardo Drew, Stuart Davis and others.
Thomsen Gallery, 9 East 63 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Japanese Lacquer Sculptures by Nobuyuki Tanaka and Porcelain Sculptures by Sueharu Fukami.
Gallery Talk: 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm : We will discuss the techniques and materials used by the two renowned Japanese artists to make their large sculptures.
Tulipan Gallery of the Reka Darida Foundation, 1065 Madison Avenue (80-81) (11am-7pm)
Sensibility of Hand – Art of Creative Craftship features the annual folk design grantees of the Réka Darida Foundation. Fifteen acclaimed artists represent various fields of the Hungarian craft movement, such as weaving, embroidering, fashion design, wood carving, glass blowing, and egg decorating.
Gallery Talk: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm & 5:30pm (4pm and 5:30pm talk will be accompanied by live Hungarian music): The curator explains and contextualizes the featured masters and artifacts within the history of the Hungarian folk art and craft movement. The exhibition aims to highlight not only the exceptional expertise of the masters, but also directs attention to the lasting value and beauty of hand-crafted objects.
Upsilon Gallery, 23 East 67 Street, 3rd Fl (Madison-Fifth) (10am-6pm)
The six-year friendship between Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat has fascinated the art world for decades. Basquiat/Warhol revisits this extraordinary relationship as told from Warhol’s perspective.
Gallery Talk: 12pm, 2pm & 4pm: Join us as we discuss our current exhibition on view.
Van Doren Waxter, 23 East 73 Street (Madison-Fifth) (11am-6pm)
Jackie Saccoccio: Tempestuous.