Andrea Rosen Gallery, a Chelsea Stalwart, ‘Will No Longer Have a Typical Permanent Public Space and Therefore No Longer Represent Living Artists’
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Andrea Rosen Gallery, a Chelsea Stalwart, ‘Will No Longer Have a Typical Permanent Public Space and Therefore No Longer Represent Living Artists’

Installation view of ‘Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn’ at Andrea Rosen Gallery in 2005. COURTESY ANDREA ROSEN GALLERY Over the past two years, the commercial art world in New York has undergone profound changes, with numerous galleries relocating and others closing. Tonight, word came of undoubtedly the biggest shift yet, with dealer Andrea Rosen, a 27-year stalwart of the scene, announcing in an email, “I will no longer have a typical permanent public space and therefore no longer represent living artists. This transition will transpire over the next few months.” The lengthy email said that, going forward, the estate of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, whose work Rosen has long represented, will now be represented by the New York and London powerhouse David Zwirner Gallery and Rosen. Rosen’s roster includes David Altmejd, Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin, the estate of Tetsumi Kudo, Matthew Ritchie, Mika Rottenberg, and other well-established artists. I have reached out to the gallery for details on the transition and will update this post as information become available. Rosen’s letter follows in full below. I’m writing to you about some important information both regarding Felix Gonzalez-Torres and the gallery. In my role as the executor of the Estate of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, […]

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