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A Compilation of the Top Contemporary Art Galleries

3 April - 2024
by Vincent Moleveld
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In the dynamic landscape of contemporary art, galleries serve as vital platforms for showcasing diverse artistic voices and visions from around the world. This curated list presents a comprehensive overview of 100 prominent galleries, each contributing uniquely to the rich tapestry of the global art scene.

Spanning across various cities including New York, Paris, London, Berlin, and beyond, these galleries represent a wide spectrum of artistic practices, from established masters to emerging talents. From traditional mediums like painting and sculpture to experimental installations and conceptual works, each gallery offers a glimpse into the vibrant dialogue shaping contemporary art today.

Whether you're an art enthusiast, collector, or simply curious about the ever|evolving art world, this list provides a starting point for exploring the myriad of galleries that play a crucial role in fostering creativity, innovation, and cultural exchange.

1. 303 Gallery  

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Various contemporary artists   

Website: 303 Gallery

2. 47 Canal   

Location: New York, USA

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists

Website: 47 Canal

3. A Gentil Carioca   

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Featured Artists: Brazilian contemporary artists  

Website: A Gentil Carioca

4. Miguel Abreu Gallery  

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists, often experimental and avant-garde 

Website: Miguel Abreu Gallery

5. Acquavella Galleries    

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters 

Website: Acquavella Galleries

6. Air de Paris 

Location: Paris, France  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual art 

Website: Air de Paris

7. Antenna Space   

Location: Shanghai, China  

Featured Artists: Contemporary Chinese and international artists

Website: Antenna Space

8. Applicat|Prazan   

Location: Paris, France   

Featured Artists: Modern and post|war European artists   

Website: Applicat|Prazan

9. The Approach    

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Emerging and established contemporary artists   

Website: The Approach

10. Art : Concept    

Location: Paris, France    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums   

Website: Art : Concept

11. Alfonso Artiaco     

Location: Naples, Italy    

Featured Artists: Contemporary and modern artists    

Website: Alfonso Artiaco

12. Balice Hertling   

Location: Paris, France  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on interdisciplinary practices   

Website: Balice Hertling

13. von Bartha  

Location: Basel, Switzerland 

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary artists 

Website: von Bartha

14. galería elba benítez  

Location: Madrid, Spain  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual art  

Website: galería elba benítez

15. Ben Brown Fine Arts 

Location: London, UK 

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary artists, with a focus on Asian art   

Website: Ben Brown Fine Arts

16. Blum & Poe  

Location: Los Angeles, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists from around the world  

Website: Blum & Poe

17. Boesky East   

Location: New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums 

Website: Boesky East

18. Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working in a variety of mediums

Website: Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

19. Boris Vervoordt Gallery 

Location: Antwerp, Belgium

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on minimalism and conceptual art     

Website: Boris Vervoordt Gallery

20. Broadway 1602   

Location: New York, USA 

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual and feminist art

Website: Broadway 1602

21. Galerie Buchholz     | Location: Berlin, Germany     | Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual art     | Website: Galerie Buchholz

22. Galerie Gmurzynska  

Location: Zurich, Switzerland 

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters   

Website: Galerie Gmurzynska

23. Casey Kaplan  

Location: New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums  

Website: Casey Kaplan

24. Carlier | Gebauer  

Location: Berlin, Germany

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual art 

Website: Carlier | Gebauer

25. Casa Triângulo  

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Featured Artists: Brazilian contemporary artists 

Website: Casa Triângulo

26. Sadie Coles HQ    

Location: London, UK

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary artists

Website: Sadie Coles HQ

27. Paula Cooper Gallery   

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums 

Website: Paula Cooper Gallery

28. Gagosian 

Location: Global (multiple locations)  

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary and modern artists  

Website: Gagosian

29. Marian Goodman Gallery 

Location: Global (multiple locations)

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary and modern artists

Website: Marian Goodman Gallery

30. Greene Naftali 

Location: New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on experimental practices  

Website: Greene Naftali

31. Pace Gallery 

Location: Global (multiple locations) 

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary and modern artists   

Website: Pace Gallery

32. Hauser & Wirth  

Location: Global (multiple locations)   

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary and modern artists 

Website: Hauser & Wirth

33. White Cube 

Location: Global (multiple locations)

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary artists

Website: White Cube

34. David Zwirner   

Location: Global (multiple locations)   

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary and modern artists  

Website: David Zwirner

35. Lisson Gallery  

Location: Global (multiple locations)  

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary artists   

Website: Lisson Gallery

36. Tanya Bonakdar Gallery  

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums    

Website: Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

37. Lehmann Maupin   

Location: Global (multiple locations)  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on diverse practices    

Website: Lehmann Maupin

38. Perrotin     | Location: Global (multiple locations)    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on diverse practices   

Website: Perrotin

39. Simon Lee Gallery   

Location: Global (multiple locations)   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums   

Website: Simon Lee Gallery

40. Xavier Hufkens   

Location: Brussels, Belgium  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on diverse practices    

Website: Xavier Hufkens

40. Clearing    

Location: New York, USA; Brussels, Belgium  

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists   

Website: Clearing

41. James Cohan Gallery

Location: New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices    

Website: James Cohan Gallery

42. Sadie Coles HQ 

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums   

Website: Sadie Coles HQ

43. Commonwealth and Council    

Location: Los Angeles, USA   

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists    

Website: Commonwealth and Council

44. Contemporary Fine Arts    

Location: Berlin, Germany    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on painting and sculpture 

Website: Contemporary Fine Arts

45. Galleria Continua    

Location: San Gimignano, Italy; Beijing, China; Les Moulins, France; Havana, Cuba  

Featured Artists: International contemporary artists 

Website: Galleria Continua

46. Paula Cooper Gallery 

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices    

Website: Paula Cooper Gallery

47. Pilar Corrias    

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on new media and installation   

Website: Pilar Corrias

48. Galleria Raffaella Cortese    

Location: Milan, Italy     

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums     

Website: Galleria Raffaella Cortese

49. Galerie Crèvecœur    

Location: Paris, France    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists exploring various themes and mediums  

Website: Galerie Crèvecœur

50. Galerie Chantal Crousel     

Location: Paris, France   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual and experimental art    

Website: Galerie Chantal Crousel

51. Croy Nielsen  

Location: Vienna, Austria  

Featured Artists: Emerging contemporary artists   

Website: Croy Nielsen

52. Thomas Dane Gallery  

Location: London, UK  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices  

Website: Thomas Dane Gallery

53. Massimo De Carlo   

Location: Milan, Italy; London, UK; Hong Kong 

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices 

Website: Massimo De Carlo

54. Jeffrey Deitch  

Location: Los Angeles, USA    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices  

Website: Jeffrey Deitch

55. dépendance     

Location: Brussels, Belgium  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual and installation art   

Website: dépendance

56. Di Donna   

Location: New York, USA 

Featured Artists: Modern and post-war European artists   

Website: Di Donna

57. Ecart    

Location: Geneva, Switzerland   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on interdisciplinary practices

Website: Ecart

58. Galerie Eigen + Art

Location: Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices 

Website: Galerie Eigen + Art

59. galerie frank elbaz    

Location: Paris, France; Dallas, USA    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums  

Website: galerie frank elbaz

60. Empty Gallery  

Location: Hong Kong  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on experimental and interdisciplinary practices  

Website: Empty Gallery

61. Experimenter  

Location: Kolkata, India  

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists   

Website: Experimenter

62. Konrad Fischer Galerie   

Location: Berlin, Germany; Düsseldorf, Germany

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on conceptual and minimal art   

Website: Konrad Fischer Galerie

63. Foksal Gallery Foundation   

Location: Warsaw, Poland  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices 

Website: Foksal Gallery Foundation

64. Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; São Paulo, Brazil 

Featured Artists: Contemporary Brazilian artists    

Website: Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel

65. Fraenkel Gallery  

Location: San Francisco, USA   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary photographers  

Website: Fraenkel Gallery

66. Peter Freeman, Inc.  

Location: New York, USA; Paris, France  

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary artists   

Website: Peter Freeman, Inc.

67. Stephen Friedman Gallery 

Location: London, UK  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices    

Website: Stephen Friedman Gallery

68. Frith Street Gallery   

Location: London, UK  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists working across various mediums  

Website: Frith Street Gallery

69. Gaga   

Location: Mexico City, Mexico   

Featured Artists: Contemporary Mexican and international artists    

Website: Gaga

70. Gagosian  

Location: Various locations worldwide 

Featured Artists: Leading modern and contemporary artists  

Website: Gagosian

71. Galerie 1900-2000  

Location: Paris, France 

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Galerie 1900-2000

72. Galleria dello Scudo   

Location: Verona, Italy   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Galleria dello Scudo

73. Gladstone Gallery  

Location: New York, USA; Brussels, Belgium   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices  

Website: Gladstone Gallery

74. Gomide&Co   

Location: São Paulo, Brazil   

Featured Artists: Brazilian modern and contemporary artists    

Website: Gomide&Co

75. Galería Elvira González    

Location: Madrid, Spain   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Galería Elvira González

76. Goodman Gallery     

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa  

Featured Artists: Contemporary African and international artists   

Website: Goodman Gallery

77. Marian Goodman Gallery    

Location: New York, USA; London, UK; Paris, France     

Featured Artists: Leading modern and contemporary artists    

Website: Marian Goodman Gallery

78. Maxwell Graham   

Location: New York, USA    

Featured Artists: Emerging contemporary artists  

Website: Maxwell Graham

79. Galerie Bärbel Grässlin   

Location: Frankfurt, Germany   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices  

Website: Galerie Bärbel Grässlin

80. Gray    

Location: Chicago, USA  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices 

Website: Gray

81. Alexander Gray Associates   

Location: New York, USA   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary artists    

Website: Alexander Gray Associates

82. Garth Greenan Gallery 

Location: New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Post-war American artists    

Website: Garth Greenan Gallery

83. Greene Naftali

Location: New York, USA    

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices   

Website: Greene Naftali

84. Greengrassi   

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists    

Website: Greengrassi

85. Galerie Karsten Greve

Location: Cologne, Germany; Paris, France; St. Moritz, Switzerland   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters   

Website: Galerie Karsten Greve

86. Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art   

Location: Lisbon, Portugal   

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices    

Website: Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art

87. Galerie Michael Haas  

Location: Berlin, Germany   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Galerie Michael Haas

88. Hamiltons  

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Leading contemporary photographers  

Website: Hamiltons

89. Hauser & Wirth  

Location: Various locations worldwide   

Featured Artists: Leading modern and contemporary artists    

Website: Hauser & Wirth

90. Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert    

Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert

91. Herald St     | Location: London, UK   

Featured Artists: Emerging and mid-career contemporary artists 

Website: Herald St

92. Galerie Max Hetzler    

Location: Berlin, Germany; Paris, France  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices    

Website: Galerie Max Hetzler

93. Hollybush Gardens    

Location: London, UK  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists exploring social and political issues   

Website: Hollybush Gardens

94. Edwynn Houk Gallery 

Location: New York, USA; Zurich, Switzerland 

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary photographers  

Website: Edwynn Houk Gallery

95. Xavier Hufkens     | Location: Brussels, Belgium     | Featured Artists: Leading modern and contemporary artists     | Website: Xavier Hufkens

96. Gallery Hyundai  

Location: Seoul, South Korea 

Featured Artists: Contemporary Korean and international artist

Website: Gallery Hyundai

97. A arte Invernizzi  

Location: Milan, Ital

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with a focus on geometric abstraction

Website: A arte Invernizzi

98. Taka Ishii Gallery 

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Featured Artists: Contemporary Japanese and international artists  

Website: Taka Ishii Gallery

99. Bernard Jacobson Gallery 

Location: London, UK; New York, USA  

Featured Artists: Modern and contemporary masters  

Website: Bernard Jacobson Gallery

100. Alison Jacques

Location: London, UK  

Featured Artists: Contemporary artists with diverse practices 

Website: Alison Jacques


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