MARC STRAUS, a contemporary art gallery, opened September 2011 on the Lower Eastside in New York. January 2012 MARC STRAUS moved to its permanent location at 299 Grand Street, a fully reconstructed three-story building that began as a tenement and in the last century has housed various retail stores consistent with a changing population.
Marc says, “My roots are here. This is an area now with yet another life, vital to the emerging art scene. 299 is a homecoming – it's just across the street from the textile store my immigrant father had owned and where I worked from childhood until I graduated medical school.”
MARC STRAUS is a gallery that continues the tradition of its founder in identifying and fostering some of the best new international art talent. 13 artists are represented from 9 countries most of whom have not shown before in the US.