Power Dealers 2017

Art | Oct 2017 | BY Rachel Corbett

What does it mean to have power in the art market today? It isn’t just about money and a blue-chip roster— though that never hurts. These six galleries—big, small, old and new—are redefining what success looks like in 2017.

Clearing | Brussels, New York
From the humblest of beginnings, Clearing has quietly become a formidable force—and one that is on the move.

David Zwirner New York, 21st Street. Courtesy of gallery.

David Zwirner | Hong Kong, London, New York 
With three generations of experience in the art game, the Zwirner family business continues with the young scion, Lucas.

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles.

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. Photo by Joshua Targownik / targophoto.com.

Hauser & Wirth | London, Los Angeles, New York, Somerset, Zurich 
After opening a Los Angeles outpost last year that rivals some museum spaces in both scale and scope of content, Hauser & Wirth cemented its position as gallery institution.

Jenny's

Max Hooper Schneider’s 2014 installation at Jenny’s. Courtesy of the gallery.

Jenny’s | Los Angeles
Merging non-profit and commercial gallery models, Jenny’s has become a destination for emerging talent.

An installation view of this summer’s “Figures Toward Abstraction” show at Luxembourg & Dayan.

Luxembourg & Dayan | New York
There’s a heady mix of historical and contemporary art on view, thanks to the power women behind Luxembourg & Dayan.

Maccarone | Los Angeles, New York
With a firm foot in the foundational work that paved the way for today’s contemporary artists, and a drive to constantly embrace the new, Michele Maccarone is an experimental tastemaker.

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