Time flies when you’re having fun and it’s always fun and exciting in the world of art. New exhibitions are opening, art fairs are reaching their peak and before we even realize it an entire month has passed and we have seemly enter the final part of the year 2016. But before we say goodbye to the month behind us its time to take one more look at the most popular galleries of November. By going trough the list of 10 galleries that were the most visited on the WideWalls website in the past 30 days you will notice that graffiti and street art were in the focus of our readers’ attention. That’s not a surprise considering that WideWalls is a street art-focused magazine, but what’s much more intriguing is a number of online galleries that has made it to our list. Online galleries that now make more than a third of our list definitely prove that you do not need physical space to host an outstanding collection of art pieces. Yet despite the rise of the popularity of the online art venues there’s still quite a few people who prefer going into a gallery and observing the artwork in three dimensional space. These people propelled the finest art venues of Berlin, Los Angeles, Miami and several other cities around the globe onto our monthly list of most popular galleries. But before we go to far into the analysis, let’s take some time to discover what galleries were most visited at WideWalls magazine in November. There might be a few surprises on the way but we’re sure your find your favorite venue in the article below.
Urban Spree Galerie - An Indoor and Outdoor Venue
This contemporary art space spanning over massive 400 sqm is known for promoting a grassroots artistic approach. Urban Spree Galerie is closely working with an array of urban art-makers, photographers and other contemporary artists to bring the best that the art of today has to offer to the art lovers in the German capital of Berlin. Apart from the massive indoor venue the gallery also exhibits works on the famous Artist Wall, a 15 m long x 8 m high surface that’s facing one of the busiest areas of Berlin, the Warschauer Str.
Corey Helford Gallery - Promoting Art for More than 10 Years
Located in downtown of Los Angeles, Corey Helford Gallery is characterized by the versatility of artists and art genres it represents. CHG regularly hosts a diverse collection of national and international artists, working in genres as diverse as New Figurative Art, Pop Surrealism, Neo Pop, Graffiti and Street Art, and Post-Graffiti. In the summer of 2016 the gallery celebrated the very first decade of its existence and the vigorous art venue shows no signs of slowing down.
Kunzt Gallery - One of the Oldest Online Stores in Europe
Kunzt Gallery provides art lovers from all over the globe with an opportunity to buy original artworks, limited edition prints, and sculptures made by most exceptional artists. Kunzt Gallery is one of the oldest online stores in Europe and since its opening in 2006, it has managed to gather over 40.000 subscribers worldwide. Every artwork at kunzt.gallery is carefully selected to ensure the quality and the authenticity to the buyers.
Addicted Art Gallery - From the Vibrant City of Singapore
Founded by Blair and Elena Thomson, a couple of proud art addicts, Addicted art gallery deals with connecting people with art pieces in a friendly and posh-less manner. The gallery’s portfolio is composed of three sections and includes Contemporary Art, Urban and Pop Art, and vintage posters. Apart from featuring the works of famous art figures such as Banksy, Blek Le Rat, or Shepard Fairey the gallery also represents an array of South East Asian artists.
30works Gallery - Intuitive Approach to Art
One of the pioneers of showcasing Street Art in western Germany 30works gallery in Cologne takes pride in its non-highbrow and intuitive attitude towards art. The gallery that’s established in 2009 employs an instinctive approach to provide its visitors with an array of exciting, sensual and pulsating artworks. Gallery’s collection of street and contemporary artworks is marked with exceptional originality, and fierce, humorous references.
Robert Fontaine Gallery - Keeping the Balance
Robert Fontaine gallery in Miami is in currently in the midst of its two months long anniversary celebration. The premier art venue is commemorating its 5th birthday with a Decadent City group show, a retrospective of the gallery’s history, that’s running from October 8th until December 10th, 2016. The gallery that represents an array of national and international artist including such power figures as Vija Celmins, Robert Indiana and photographer Cindy Sherman is dedicated to keeping the balance between emerging, mid-career and established artists.
MAGMA Gallery - Focus on Innovation
Bologna-based MAGMA gallery applies a research-based approach to bring out the most innovative trends in the art. A popular venue in Italy is particularly focused on representing an array of graffiti and street artists including noted figures from all parts of the globe. Their years-long dedication to street art has captured our reader’s attention and got the Italian venue a place on our monthly list.
Galerie Urbane - Intricate Artworks and Tax Advices
Located in the Rue Saint-Etienne, in the town of Uzès in France, Galerie Urbane contains an eclectic collection of street art, graffiti and pop culture inspired artworks. The gallery continuously tries to honor and represent both the new artistic wave and prominent names of contemporary art whose works intersect in three rooms of the venue. Galerie Urbane also provides advice on tax deductions thus making art more accessible to collectors.
GraffitiStreet.com - Urban Art Store
Since 2013 GraffitiStreet.com has been in the business of spreading the word about urban art and bringing the finest street artworks to the homes of numerous enthusiasts all over the globe. Funded by a group of art collectors from London three years ago, this interesting online gallery aims to urbanize the life of its supporters by finding new talents, supporting charitable projects and by encouraging people to buy art.
44309 STREET//ART GALLERY - An Art Venue and an Agency
The gallery located in the proximity of the famous tower and museum downtown in the town of Dortmund in Germany, is the final gallery on our monthly list. 44309 STREET//ART GALLERY is an art venue and an agency, that presents an array of urban artworks coming from the genres of street art, graffiti, and contemporary art. The space hosts between 6 and 8 shows every year, and the visitors are also free to contact the gallery and request a private viewing.