New gallery openings a bright sign for art market

Three new gallery expansions at home and abroad.
Installation view of ‘MEMORY/MYTH’ at new Ames Yavuz Sydney space, featuring works by Thania Petersen and Club Ate. Photo: Courtesy the artists and Ames Yavuz.

A wave of new Australian gallery openings at home and overseas appears to be an optimistic sign for commercial sector activity.

This month, Linton & Kay launched its seventh gallery space in Western Australia with the inaugural exhibition, COTTESLOE UNVEILED. The milestone exhibition seeks to capture the richness of artistic talent and curatorial direction over the gallery’s 26-year history.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Unlock this content?

Access this content and more

Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne and was most recently engaged in consultation for the Emerging Writers’ Festival and ArtsGen. Instagram @lleizy_