Since 1973 Heller Gallery has been recognized for playing a seminal role in promoting contemporary sculpture that employs glass as its touch stone medium. For nearly four decades Heller has exhibited the premier international artists working in glass and has been a valuable resource for artists, museums, collectors, public institutions and studios worldwide. Numerous artworks have entered prestigious public collections as a direct result of the Gallery’s exhibitions and advocacy. New York's Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art have acquired works from the gallery for their collections as have The Corning Museum of Glass, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and numerous museums abroad, including Victoria & Albert Museum, Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Louvre, and Hokkaido Museum, among others.
The artists who exhibit at Heller work in a broad range of styles and techniques and explore subject matter equally diverse. Some take on the material itself, testing its limits in monumental sculptures or exploring its fundamental qualities in works that play with the interactions of color, light, transparency and form. Others are more interested in delving into emotion and myth or commenting on art history and do so in more expressive styles, casting figurative sculptures, painting on glass or composing elaborate assemblages of objects and images.
Heller Gallery is an almost 7000 sq. ft. bi-level space located at 420 W.14th Street just down the street from the acclaimed new High Line Park. It is easily accessible by car, subway or bus: The West Side Hwy is two blocks away; there are several parking lots nearby and free parking on the street after 4pm. On foot the gallery is a short walk from the 14th Street stops on both the 8th Ave. and Broadway subway lines.
With exhibitions featuring new work by both internationally acclaimed and emerging artists Heller Gallery remains a unique destination in New York City’s vibrant contemporary art scene.
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