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Sperone Westwater, New York

Manhattan gallery's centrepiece is a unique moving room...

Sperone Westwater, New York

Connecting the upper 4 floors of the Sperone Westwater gallery on Manhattan’s Bowery is a beguiling, bright red 12 by 20 foot moving room, part gallery – part elevator. The centrepiece of Foster + Partners‘ elegant micro-skyscraper, elegantly wedged between the existing buildings of this busy street, is completely visible from the exterior – offering an utterly unique façade, its leisurely speed offering stark contrast to the traffic below. The gallery itself is light, airy and belying its compact proportions, especially in the imposing street-level double height, 27-foot high space. Opening with an exhibition of paintings by Argentinean artist, Guillermo Kuitca – that runs until 6th November – this new space looks set to heighten the Bowery’s credentials as Manhattan’s next art hotspot, whilst becoming an architectural icon all of its own…

Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sperone Westwater, New York

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