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Thierry Goldberg Gallery
Sep-Jun: Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm; Mon-Tue, closed; Jul-Aug: Wed-Sat, 11am-6pm; Sun-Tue, closed
Nearby Subway Stops
F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.
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A light-filled space squashed between boutiques and hardware stores, this is the third incarnation of a gallery started by the husband-wife team of Ron Segev and Claire Lemetais. (Thierry Goldberg is a combination of their mothers' maiden names.) Moving from Williamsburg to Chelsea to the Lower East Side, the couple’s joint venture has transformed from an amateur, artist-run space to a small but noted exhibitor of fresh talent. The international duo—he’s Israeli; she’s French—seek out relatively unknown up-and-comers and mid-career artists, often for their first solo shows Stateside. Iraqi landscape artist Ahmed Alsoudani first exhibited here, as did videographer Keren Cytter and black-and-white photographer Swetlana Heger. No larger than the smallest of inner-city flats, this two-room gallery feels like a friend’s well-turned-out living space, albeit one without vintage movie posters.
- Roméo et Juliette
- The Metropolitan Opera
Many composers have taken a crack at Shakespeare, but few knew how to squeeze as much luscious teenage misery out of this infinitely adaptable love story as Charles Gounod. Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau bring plush, lyrical voices to the title roles. More »