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Strychnin Gallery

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Strychnin Gallery
Boxhagenerstr. 36
10245 Berlin
Germany
Venue Type: Gallery


QUICK FACTS
Contact
Iris Bitter
Open hours
Wed-Sat 12-6
Phone
+49 30 9700 2035
Fax
+49 30 749 20078
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
It's free!
DESCRIPTION

With galleries in three bustling hotspots - New York City, Berlin, and London - Strychnin Gallery is a playground for artists from all around the globe. It is a place where collaboration is encouraged, new projects are constantly developed and creativity is the one and only thing that truly counts.

Owned by charismatic curator Yasha Young, Strychnin is dedicated to presenting emerging American artists to the European art world and vice versa. It features a variety of artists with particular individual styles rather than artists belonging to a collective "hip" movement. If you insist on putting a label on them, try lowbrow turned highbrow, pop surrealism or fantastic realism among others.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1998, the gallery opened a European showroom in Berlin in 2002. The US gallery has since moved to a location in Manhattan's Chelsea district, opening with a group show featuring over 70 artists in October of 2006. Strychnin Gallery opened a third location in East London's vibrant art scene right off of Brick Lane in October 2007.

The gallery participates in major international art fairs on a regular basis, including Bridge Art Fair, Liste, or Art21 in Cologne, which appointed gallery owner Yasha Young to its selection committee in 2008.