Balice Hertling Will Run Temporary Exhibition Space in New York

(The New York Observer)

Earlier this year, Parisian duo Daniele Balice and Alexander Hertling closed the doors of the Hell’s Kitchen gallery it ran with art critic David Lewis, who has since opened a solo venture downtown. Today they announced that they will run a “temporary exhibition space” in the same location that “will present exhibitions and events organized by curator, critic and artist friends.” Things kick off Nov. 9 with a group show called “Fearful Symmetry,” which is being organized by Zoe Stillpass. Read More


Office Baroque Moves From Antwerp to Brussels

The new home of Office Baroque in Brussels. (©Marie Françoise Plissard)

Just a quick public service announcement: The next time you’re planning to pay a visit to the Office Baroque gallery, make sure to head to Brussels, not Antwerp. Today the gallery announced that it is setting up shop in the capital of Belgium and the European Union, in a building that was once home to a brewery, “a 1909 cast iron building by the Brussels architect Paul Hamesse who was part of the Art Nouveau generation.” Read More


Capricious Plans Lower East Side Gallery

The building. (Courtesy Capricious)

Today, three years after the Capricious curatorial and publishing outfit closed its project space in Williamsburg, it announced it will open a gallery on the fifth floor of 88 Eldridge Street, the building that is also home to the David Lewis Gallery and a still-to-come Miguel Abreu space. Read More


Shoot the Lobster Headquarters to Open in Luxembourg


Chelsea dealer Jose Martos‘s semi-nomadic project space Shoot the Lobster has cropped up on the Continent before, materializing temporarily in places like Düsseldorf and Marseilles, but it will be in Luxembourg that it puts down permanent roots. The new headquarters will open on Nov. 21 with a group show organized by former Marlborough Chelsea director James Cope, who will be the space’s curator. His debut exhibition will bring together a number of STL veterans such as mystery monochrome painter Henry Codax, photographer Ryan Foerster, Anges Lux and Servane Mary, among others, in addition to few new faces. Read More


Kaufmann Repetto Gallery to Move In With Andrew Kreps in New York

Work by  Pierpaolo Campanini. (Courtesy Kaufmann Repetto)

Milan’s Kaufmann Repetto Gallery has announced the first in a series of New York exhibitions, which will be “temporarily located” at the project space at Andrew Kreps Gallery at 535 West 22nd Street. “Future plans,” according to a release from Kaufmann Repetto, “are aimed toward the opening of a permanent gallery space in New York.” The first exhibition, which opens Nov. 9, will feature Italian painter Pierpaolo Campanini. The next show on the schedule will focus on the work of Judith Hopf and opens in February. Read More


Dealer David Lewis to Open Gallery on Eldridge Street


David Lewis, formerly of the now-defunct Hell’s Kitchen gallery Balice Hertling & Lewis, is setting up shop on the Lower East Side. As we reported earlier, he will be subletting part of the sprawling duplex at 88 Eldridge Street recently acquired by dealer Miguel Abreu. The Observer caught up with the former art critic to talk about his plans for his first solo gallery.

“There’s very little like it down there,” said Mr. Lewis, who began talking with Mr. Abreu about moving into the Chelsea-size space over a year ago. “It was so exciting and unusual an opportunity that I waited for it.” Read More


Max Hetzler Plans Paris Gallery, Opens Two New Berlin Locations

Berlin. (Getty Images)

It’s not just the New York art world that is experiencing some major gallery-location changes. Over in Berlin, Galerie Max Hetzler is planning to open two new spaces in West Berlin this weekend, one with an Albert Oehlen solo show, the other with a group show. Hetzler said it will close its gallery in the Wedding neighborhood in December, following a 40th-anniversary show that opens in November. Read More