Robert Henry Contemporary
Robert Henry Contemporary
Opened in 2009 by Henry Chung and namesake Robert Walden, Robert Henry Contemporary focuses on minimal, abstract and conceptual work that delights the eye and engages the mind. This penchant for formality has proclaimed their space as a place for discovery, which is through their roster of artists including obsessive mark-maker Robert Lansden, time-chronologist Elise Engler, system-explorer Derek Lerner, and paper-sculptor Liz Jaff. Their keen eye and dedication to finding committed artists has afforded Robert Henry Contemporary critical acclaim, earning them reviews in The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, Artnet News and the Huffington Post.
Robert Henry Contemporary is currently issuing limited edition multiples called Robert Henry Artifactsin conjunction with each solo exhibition. These multiples encapsulate the ideas of each exhibition for an extremely affordable price. Collectors can buy the ones they like best or purchase a subscription for the entire season and receive their choice of the edition number from each exhibition.
Robert Henry Contemporary, 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 473 0819
Storefront Ten Eyck
Artist Deborah Brown started Storefront Ten Eyck in 2013 as a place to exhibit emerging Bushwick artists and to present mid-career artists to a new audience. Her space, located in the heart of Bushwick, consists of a main exhibition area and a project room. Over the past year, Brown has proclaimed her dedication to the arts by mounting shows by Yale MFA Sculptors, Hans van Meeuwen, and Derek Fordjour. In addition to organizing visually engaging shows herself, she collaborates with guest curators and partners with neighbourhood initiatives such as the international exhibition Exchange Rates and Bushwick Open Studios.
Storefront Ten Eyck, 324 Ten Eyck Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 917 714 3813
Specializing in contemporary art, Slag Gallery positions itself as a laboratory where artists can experiment. Embracing all media, owner and director Irina Protopopescu pushes boundaries by exhibiting artists who explore social environments and geo-political issues. International in scope, Slag’s roster of artists includes provocative Israeli painter Naomi Safran-Hon, boundary-pushing Romanian Dumitru Gorzo and Istanbul-based conceptual artist Serkan Özkaya. Slag’s progressive program encourages critical thought and discourse through visually stimulating exhibits that require contemplation.
Slag Gallery, 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 212 967 9818
Since opening in 2011, CLEARING has garnered media attention and respect in the art world by exhibiting famed artists such as Jacob Kassay and Korakrit Arunanondchai. They consistently exhibit shows by promising emerging talent, which, in turn, earns them a spot at many acclaimed art fairs, including the Armory Show, NADA, and Paris’s FIAC. C L E A R I N G also has a Brussels branch in addition to their Bushwick space.
CLEARING, 505 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 347 383 2256
Originally founded in Philadelphia in 1986, Momenta Art is an artist run, non-profit organization that aims to incite and nurture a contemporary artistic dialogue that helps transform society. Their recent move from Williamsburg to Bushwick not only illustrates the shifting arts community in Brooklyn but also provides ample space for Momenta to mount ambitious projects by promising talent like David Antonio Cruz. In addition to their exhibition program, Momenta offers Sunday salon meetings, a video library, an annual catalogue and an arts education initiative to help fulfil their mission. Advised by established artists R.H. Quaytman and Huma Bhabha, Momenta Art will continue to incite conversations for widespread impact.
Momenta Art, 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA, +1 718 218 8058