After 25 Years, New York’s Sandra Gering Inc. Gallery to Close This Summer

Jennifer Wen Ma, Paradise Scaled V, 2013.COURTESY SANDRA GERING INC.

Jennifer Wen Ma, Paradise Scaled V, 2013.


After 25 years, New York’s Sandra Gering Inc. gallery will shut this summer time. Its closing present, from Could 11 to July 28, shall be dedicated to an set up by Jennifer Wen Ma. The gallery will formally shutter on August 31.

In a press release, Gering stated, “To the numerous artists whose impression on the artwork group have enhanced and enriched my life and left footprints on the historical past of our world, I thanks. It’s my perception that every of you, in each capability, has introduced extra to the desk than can presumably be appreciated.”

She continued: “Artwork is the unity of the human spirit, and our shared efforts all through this artistic and exquisite course of have been its testomony. I’ve had the privilege and success to assist promote this, with the contributions of so many supportive folks, that I can solely describe my time as a gallerist as one of the vital fulfilling experiences of my life.”

Gering opened her gallery within the West Village in 1991 and relocated a decade later to Chelsea. In 2006, Gering partnered with Javier López, renamed her area Gering & López Gallery, and relocated to 57th Road. Their partnership resulted in 2013, when Gering moved her gallery to a 63rd Road townhouse and renamed it Sandra Gering Inc.

Over the course of its practically 26-year run, Sandra Gering Inc. confirmed Orlan, Leo Villareal, Xavier Veilhan, William Anastasi, KAWS, and Janine Antoni, amongst others. At present listed on the gallery’s roster are Villareal, whom Pace Gallery started representing final yr, and David Levinthal. Gering’s assertion didn’t embrace particulars on her future plans.