Popular Art Galleries You Loved in May

Top Lists, Galleries in Focus

June 1, 2016

During the month of May, we have been writing about dozens of exhibitions that were opening all around the globe. With such a diverse range of shows, it is very difficult to single out any of them. From urban and street art galleries and fine art galleries to travelling and online galleries, our coverage is a representative overview of the recent activities of contemporary and urban art spaces. It is time for us to take a look at the galleries our Widewalls readers visited the most in the month that is behind us. Galleries on our list come from various parts of the world and are presenting a diverse group of artists, both established and emerging ones, and are involved in a diverse range of practices. So, scroll down to see which galleries our readers loved the most in May!

Vroom & Varossieau – Focusing on Contemporary Urban and Street Art

Founded in 2010 in Amsterdam by Isabelle Vroom and Olivier Varossieau, the main focus of the gallery Vroom & Varossieau is on the urban contemporary and the street art movements. Apart from promoting both emerging and renowned artists working within these fields such as CRASH, Dalek or KAWS, Vroom & Varossieau organizes mural commissions, exhibitions, and other urban art related projects. You should check out the exhibition Amazonia Diet by a Brazilian street artist Cranio that will be on view until June 26th.

Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art – Specializing in Contemporary Fine Art and Print

Another newcomer on our list, Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art was founded in Wynwood Arts District in Miami after 20 years of experience in the art market by its owner Gregg Shienbaum. Specialized in contemporary fine art, the gallery features works of art in various media, with a special emphasis on contemporary prints and multiples. Incomparable to most galleries in South Florida, Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art features art by artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and Jim Dine, among other contemporary masters. The gallery has recently established a publishing company focusing on the teaching and funding of printmaking to emerging artists.

Galerie Zimmerling & Jungfleisch – Focusing on Urban Contemporary Art

Located in Saarbrücken in Germany, Galerie Zimmerling & Jungfleisch organizes a clear contemporary art program with an emphasis on Urban Contemporary Art. Active in both primary and secondary markets, the gallery provides the artistic consulting to collectors and institutional clients. Besides curating exhibitions, the gallery is active in arranging and supervising facade paintings and connecting artists and muralists with private or business clients. Offering a broad global network, the gallery represents a wide range of international artists including Augustine Kofie, Heiko Zahlmann, L’Atlas and Jean Faucheur. Be sure not to miss the exhibition HIGHLIGHT by artists L’Atlas and Tanc that will be on view until June 4th.

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