Leila Heller Gallery
Leila Heller Gallery | Persian/Iranian Art gallery in New York, NY, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
Since its establishment over three decades ago, Leila Heller Gallery has gained worldwide recognition as a pioneer in promoting creative dialogue and exchange between Western artists and Middle Eastern, Central, and Southeast Asian artists. In 2010, the gallery moved from the Upper East Side to its flagship space in Chelsea where it has garnered a reputation for identifying and cultivating the careers of artists leaving a lasting impact on contemporary art and culture. Iranian Art gallery in New York Currently representing a diverse roster of Western and Middle Eastern artists, the gallery is also active in the American, European, and Middle Eastern secondary art markets.
In addition to presenting a dynamic exhibition schedule, the gallery actively organizes shows with world-renowned curators, hosts educational panels and film screenings, and produces catalogs and books with scholarly essays. Each year the gallery participates in major international art fairs and stages off-site projects as a platform for exploring new conversations within a wider context of galleries, artists, and institutions. Gallery artists have consistently participated in international museum exhibitions and biennials, and are included in leading institutional collections worldwide. In November 2015, Leila Heller Gallery opened its first international location in Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue.
At 14,000 square feet, the state of the art gallery features three exhibition spaces, making it the largest gallery in the UAE. Showcasing leading regional and international artists, many of whom will be presenting their work in the Middle East for the first time, the gallery is dedicated to supporting the evolving practice of established artists. The gallery has strong innovative curatorial and educational programs with an emphasis on promoting a dialogue between Western and Middle Eastern artists. Leila Heller Gallery, located in the Upper East Side, promotes a cutting edge program of international contemporary artists. Leila Heller Gallery (formerly LTMH Gallery) located in the heart of Chelsea’s gallery district promotes a cutting edge program of international contemporary emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery has gained recognition for fostering the careers of artists working across a multitude of disciplines and mediums, helping to establish them among the leading contemporary artists internationally.
The gallery presents a dynamic exhibition schedule, actively engaging world-renowned curators, hosting educational panels, and producing catalogs with scholarly essays. The Gallery also participates in major international art fairs each year and stages offsite projects as a continuation of the program. Gallery artists have consistently participated in major international exhibitions and biennials, and are included in important institutional collections worldwide. The gallery has gained worldwide recognition for being a pioneer in promoting contemporary Middle Eastern artists. This specialization has positioned the gallery well within the burgeoning Iranian, Turkish, and Middle Eastern art market. Most importantly, it is the gallery’s mission to establish contemporary Middle Eastern art within a larger cultural and Art Historical context. The gallery remains dedicated to promoting the careers of its artists and is ambitious in growing its program.