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Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery
568 West 25th Street
212 249 7695

History

Leila Heller Gallery promotes a cutting edge program of international contemporary emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery has gained worldwide recognition for being a pioneer in promoting contemporary artists from the Middle East, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and Turkey. In addition to its roster of contemporary artists, the gallery is also active in the American, European and Middle Eastern secondary art markets.

The gallery presents a dynamic exhibition schedule, actively engages world-renowned curators, hosts educational panels and movie screenings, and produces catalogues and books with scholarly essays. The gallery participates in major international art fairs each year and stages off-site projects as a extension of the program. Gallery artists have consistently participated in major international exhibitions and biennials, and are included in important institutional collections worldwide.


Recent News

Exhibition - Ran Hwang: Hope Springs Eternal at Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of contemporary Korean artist Ran Hwang, titled “Hope Springs Eternal” and open May to July. Due to the pandemic, everyone in the world is facing physical challenges and feeling…

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Exhibition - Aref Montazeri: Mirror at Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present “Mirror” by Aref Motazeri. In this collection, titled “Mirror”, the looking glass as an apparatus of representation is revisited to become a represented object Itself. The challenge…

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Exhibition - Soraya Sharghi: Beyond the Realm

Leila Heller is pleased to announce Beyond the Realm, the solo exhibition of contemporary artist Soraya Sharghi. In a bold display of color and concept, Soraya’s show looks to navigate the role of power in society, exploring themes regarding…

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Exhibition - Marwan Sahmarani: Before The Blast at Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller is pleased to announce Before the Blast, an exhibition of work by artist Marwan Sahmarani. Ninety-five percent of the works in Before the Blast were completed prior to the explosion 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. These works thus illustrate…

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Exhibition - Mia Fonssagrives Solow Pop-up at Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Mia Fonssagrives Solow, opening October 21, 2020. A dynamic retrospective of sculpture by Fonssagrives Solow, the eponymous show will survey the artists iconic works, from seminal abstract…

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Exhibition - Ran Hwang: Sacred Space at Leila Heller Gallery

As a Korean artist living and working between Seoul and New York City, Ran Hwang finds solace, peace, and calm in meditative principles. In her works, buttons and pins become more than mundane, mass-produced items; they are transformed into…

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Exhibition - Bill Viola: The Vast At Leila Heller Gallery

Bill Viola: The Vast Mirrors of the Mind Leila Heller Gallery Dubai is proud to present an exhibition of the work of Bill Viola, entitled The Vast: Mirrors of the Mind, curated by Brooke Lynn McGowan. Presenting a selection of pioneering video…

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Exhibition - Rashid Rana At Leila Heller Gallery

Widely considered to be the leading contemporary artist of his generation living in Pakistan, Rashid Rana first came to prominence with an energetic and productive representative of an entirely new kind of art from South Asia. He is known for…

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Exhibition - Shiva Ahmadi: Ascend At Leila Heller Gallery

(NEW YORK) February 2017—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Leila Heller Gallery is proud to present Ascend, an exhibition of new works by Iranian-American artist Shiva Ahmadi, whose ethereal, evocative use of the aesthetic modality of traditional Persian…

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Exhibition - The Museum Of Non-Objective Painting At Leila Heller Gallery

The Museum of Non-Objective Painting | The Birth of the Guggeneheim New York, NY—Leila Heller Gallery is proud to present The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: the Birth of the Guggenheim, opening on January 26, 2017, including rarely seen…

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Exhibition - Reza Aramesh At Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present At 9:15 am Sunday 28 May 1967, Reza Aramesh’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. In titling this exhibition, Aramesh specifies the time and date of a particular event – leaving out the location.…

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Exhibition - Richard Hudson: New Sculptures At Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery Dubai is pleased to present a selection of recent works by renowned British sculptor Richard Hudson. Curator Christian Dominguez notes, “Hudson is one of the few contemporary sculptors of his generation capable of…

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Exhibition - Francesca Pasquali: Plastic Resonance At Leila Heller Gallery

la Heller Gallery is pleased to announce Plastic Resonance, the first U.S. solo exhibition of Italian artist Francesca Pasquali, on view from September 8 – October 22, 2016.  Through the saturated hues of site specific installation, wall reliefs,…

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Exhibiton - Moataz Nasr: Broken Patterns

Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to announce, Broken Patterns, the first solo exhibition in the United States of artist Moataz Nasr, on view from October 29 – December 23, 2015. In addition to new installations, the show will feature iconic…

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Exhibition - Reza Aramesh

Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to announce Reza Aramesh’s first New York solo exhibition with  the  gallery.  In Friday  April  25,  2003  at  07:55 Aramesh  presents  a  continuation  of  his Actions series  through sculptural …

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Exhibition - All American By Ganzeer

For his Leila Heller Gallery debut, the artist has assembled over 80 screen prints and acrylics that deliver a visual commentary on life in America today. The imagery represents a bold re-imagination of contemporary urban symbols and icons. Ganzeer…

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Exhibition - Loris Cecchini

Emotional Diagrams and Other Micrologies Throughout his career, Cecchini has continuously introduced the concept of the organic element as a central component in his work, in part as an exploration of the idea of the object and its inherent…

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Exhibition - Hadieh Shafie: Surfaced

Shafie's colorful and multidimensional works defy simple categorization. The artist layers thousands of strips of hand painted paper, which are then rolled into scrolls and placed within a frame or stacked flat. Persian words like eshgh ("love") are…

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