Leila Heller Gallery (Chelsea) - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Leila Heller Gallery (Chelsea). Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Grisaille” Exhibition

    “Grisaille” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2017-09-07 - 2017-10-14

    Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.. Rumi Taking a monochromatic grey palette as its organizing principle, this exhibition reveals the emergence of...More »

  • poster for Afruz Amighi “No More Disguise”

    Afruz Amighi “No More Disguise”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2017-06-22 - 2017-07-28

    Leila Heller Gallery presents a new body of work by Iranian-American artist Afruz Amighi, No More Disguise. “We are a country of civil war, and from the eternal divide, the ever present rift, lifting...More »

  • poster for Lalla Essaydi “Still In Progress”

    Lalla Essaydi “Still In Progress”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-06-07 - 2017-08-15

    “I wish for my work to be as vividly present and yet as elusive as “woman” herself – not simply because she is veiled or turns away– but because she is still in progress.” - Lalla Essaydi: Crossing...More »

  • poster for “Exilic Pleasures: Surrealism Refuged in America” Exhibition

    “Exilic Pleasures: Surrealism Refuged in America” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-04-27 - 2017-06-17
  • poster for Shiva Ahmadi “Ascend”

    Shiva Ahmadi “Ascend”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2017-03-09 - 2017-04-15

    Leila Heller Gallery presents Ascend, an exhibition of new works by Iranian-American artist Shiva Ahmadi, whose ethereal, evocative use of the aesthetic modality of traditional Persian painting ensnares...More »

  • poster for “The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: The Birth of the Guggenheim” Exhibition

    “The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: The Birth of the Guggenheim” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-01-26 - 2017-03-04

    ‘I saw in this Art a medium for the American painter to exceed the past.’ Solomon R Guggenheim Leila Heller Gallery presents The Museum of Non-Objective Painting: the Birth of the Guggenheim, including...More »

  • poster for Zaha Hadid Exhibition

    Zaha Hadid Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Furniture
    • 2016-12-08 - 2017-01-21

    Leila Heller Gallery New York presents “Zaha Hadid,” an exhibition featuring the oeuvre of the late internationally renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid. On view will be works spanning from a breadth of...More »

  • poster for Francesca Pasquali “Plastic Resonance”

    Francesca Pasquali “Plastic Resonance”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2016-09-08 - 2016-10-22

    Leila Heller Gallery presents Plastic Resonance, the first U.S. solo exhibition of Italian artist Francesca Pasqual. Through the saturated hues of site specific installation, wall reliefs, and undulating,...More »

  • poster for “Summer Group Show”

    “Summer Group Show”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2016-07-21 - 2016-09-01

    Including: Shiva Ahmadi, Afruz Amighi, Reza Aramesh, Noor Ali Chagani, Loris Cecchini, Wim Delvoye, Richard Hudson, Rachel Lee Hovnanian, Ran Hwang, Pouran Jinchi, Y.Z. Kami, Farideh Lashai, Kambiz Sharif ...More »

  • poster for Seydou Keïta Exhibition

    Seydou Keïta Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-06-22 - 2016-09-01

    Leila Heller Gallery presents an exhibition of African photographer Seydou Keïta, drawn from a selection of his black and white portraits of the residents of Bamako, Mali from 1948 to 1960. Keïta’s...More »

  • poster for “Shrines to Speed: Art and the Automobile From the Post-war to the Post-modern” Exhibition

    “Shrines to Speed: Art and the Automobile From the Post-war to the Post-modern” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2016-05-05 - 2016-07-09

    Leila Heller Gallery presents Shrines to Speed: Art and the Automobile From the Post-war to the Post-modern, co-curated by Alexander Heller and Vivian Brodie. From ideas of acceleration, to the iconography...More »

  • poster for Arthur Carter “Reflections on Form: Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings”

    Arthur Carter “Reflections on Form: Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2016-03-31 - 2016-04-30

    Leila Heller Gallery presents a new exhibition by Arthur Carter, Reflections on Form: Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings. Pursuing his inquiry into the use of geometry in his practice, for the past twenty-five...More »

  • poster for Shoja Azari and Shahram Karimi “The Cold Earth Sleeps Below”

    Shoja Azari and Shahram Karimi “The Cold Earth Sleeps Below”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-02-18 - 2016-03-26

    ‘The cold earth slept below/ Above the cold sky shone; And all around/ The breath of night like death did flow’ Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) Leila Heller Gallery presents a collaborative exhibition...More »

  • poster for Noor Ali Chagani “House of Bricks”

    Noor Ali Chagani “House of Bricks”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2016-01-14 - 2016-02-13

    “The greatest dream of one’s life… All the struggles, efforts … are to accomplish this wish of building one’s own house” … Noor Ali Chagani Leila Heller Gallery presents House of Bricks, the first solo...More »

  • poster for Moataz Nasr “Broken Patterns”

    Moataz Nasr “Broken Patterns”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2015-10-29 - 2016-01-09

    Broken Patterns is the first solo exhibition in the United States of artist Moataz Nasr. In addition to new installations, the show will feature iconic sculptural, mixed media, neon and video works from...More »

  • poster for Pouran Jinchi “Black and Blue”

    Pouran Jinchi “Black and Blue”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-17 - 2015-10-24

    Leila Heller Gallery New York presents an exhibition of recent works by Pouran Jinchi. Drawing on diverse cultural sources including literature, history, folk art and religion, Jinchi has developed a visual...More »

  • poster for “Summer Show”

    “Summer Show”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2015-07-09 - 2015-09-12
  • poster for Aida Mahmudova “Passing By…”

    Aida Mahmudova “Passing By…”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-05-28 - 2015-07-03

    Aida Mahmudova’s first solo exhibition in the United States, Passing By…, will be on view at Leila Heller Gallery, 568 West 25th Street. The exhibition will feature seven new paintings that build on the...More »

  • poster for Reza Aramesh Exhibition

    Reza Aramesh Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2015-04-23 - 2015-05-23

    Leila Heller Gallery presents Reza Aramesh’s first New York solo exhibition with the gallery. In Friday April 25, 2003 at 07:55 Aramesh presents a continuation of his Actions series through sculptural...More »

  • poster for Hadieh Shafie “Surfaced”

    Hadieh Shafie “Surfaced”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-26 - 2015-04-11

    Surfaced, Hadieh Shafie’s first solo show in New York will feature twenty new artworks and both builds on her much acclaimed past work and explores new mediums. An illustrated catalogue with an essay by...More »

  • poster for Ganzeer “All American”

    Ganzeer “All American”

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2015-01-16 - 2015-02-21

    Leila Heller Gallery presents “All American By Ganzeer”, the first solo exhibition in the United States of Ganzeer. “All-­American By Ganzeer” is curated by Dr. Shiva Balaghi, one of the world’s foremost...More »

  • poster for Loris Cecchini “Emotional diagrams and other micrologies”

    Loris Cecchini “Emotional diagrams and other micrologies”

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    • Media: Other
    • 2015-01-15 - 2015-02-21

    Continuing his inquiry into the evaluation of space in relation to nature, technology, and art, “Emotional diagrams and other micrologies” proposes an overview of the artist’s practice whereby materials...More »

  • poster for “Ethereal” Exhibition

    “Ethereal” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2014-10-23 - 2014-12-13

    The visual arts of the Indian Subcontinent are typically associated with abundant ornament, rich encrustation and riotous color. However, the region has also given rise to a tradition of quiet restraint,...More »

  • poster for Rachel Lee Hovnanian “Plastic Perfect”

    Rachel Lee Hovnanian “Plastic Perfect”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-09-04 - 2014-10-18

    In Plastic Perfect, Hovnanian revisits obsession, narcissism and intimacy in a collection of interactive installations, sculpture, video and photography to explore where our natural and synthetic worlds...More »

  • poster for “Look at Me: Portraiture From Manet to the Present” Exhibition

    “Look at Me: Portraiture From Manet to the Present” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-08 - 2014-08-14
  • poster for Steven Naifeh Exhibition

    Steven Naifeh Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-03-27 - 2014-04-26

    The exhibition will include paintings, wall sculptures and floor sculptures that blend the patterns and colors of traditional Islamic art with the shapes and minimalism of the Geometric Abstraction movement....More »

  • poster for Ran Hwang “The Snowfall of Spiders”

    Ran Hwang “The Snowfall of Spiders”

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    • Media: Installation - Other
    • 2014-02-20 - 2014-03-21

    The exhibition will feature six new works that explore the cycle of life, death and rebirth. These new works, in shades of champagne golds, cherry reds, tiffany blues, and luminous silvers, are created...More »

  • poster for Murat Pulat “Image-Animal”

    Murat Pulat “Image-Animal”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-01-16 - 2014-02-15

    Image-Animal will feature 10 paintings depicting iconic scenes from old Hollywood movies, New Wave French films, and 1960s television shows. A three-dimensional painting installation by Pulat will be on...More »

  • poster for LA2 “A Young Collectors Exhibition”

    LA2 “A Young Collectors Exhibition”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-12-19 - 2014-01-08

    Based in the Lower East Side of New York City, LA2 is perhaps best known for his collaboration with Keith Haring in the 1980s. Of the increasingly popular NYC graffiti artists, Haring felt that Ortiz displayed...More »

  • poster for Shoja Azari “Fake: Idyllic Life”

    Shoja Azari “Fake: Idyllic Life”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-11-14 - 2013-12-14

    In his most recent video, The King of Black (25 min., 2013), Azari defies the boundaries between two- and three- dimensional media by treating his projection screen as a standalone canvas rife with imagery...More »

  • poster for Jay Shinn “Neonish 24.7”

    Jay Shinn “Neonish 24.7”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-11-07 - 2014-01-11

    Throughout his career, Shinn has explored minimal geometric abstraction through a variety of mediums, including works on paper, paintings, projected light on murals, neon and Plexiglas sculptures. His...More »

  • poster for Iké Udé “Style and Sympathies”

    Iké Udé “Style and Sympathies”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-10-10 - 2013-11-10

    Style and Sympathies includes a selection of self-portraits from Udé’s critically-acclaimed Sartorial Anarchy series and, for the first time, the series will be broadly continued and presented. Udé’s distinctive...More »

  • poster for “CALLIGRAFFITI: 1984-2013” Exhibition

    “CALLIGRAFFITI: 1984-2013” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Prints
    • 2013-09-05 - 2013-10-05

    Originally curated in 1984 by Jeffrey Deitch (Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) at Leila Heller’s former uptown gallery, Calligraffiti explored a myriad of possible connections shared...More »

  • poster for “Summer Selects” Exhibition

    “Summer Selects” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2013-07-11 - 2013-08-24

    Highlights of the exhibition include Negar Ahkami’s (Baltimore, MD, 1971) The Water is Turbid from its Source (2012), a calligraphic and patterned meltdown of a Persianate cityscape. Ahkami’s visually...More »

  • poster for Negar Ahkami “The Consumption”

    Negar Ahkami “The Consumption”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-06 - 2013-07-06
  • poster for “Bass! How low can you go?” Exhibition

    “Bass! How low can you go?” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-08 - 2013-06-01

    Hip Hop artist Simon Harris’ 1989 Number One hit song “Bass (How low can you go?)” was based on a sample of Public Enemy’s foot-stomping, metal crunching 1987 song “Bring The Noise,” which, itself, was...More »

  • poster for "Thus in Silence in Dream's Projections: In Memory of Farideh Lashai" Exhibition

    "Thus in Silence in Dream's Projections: In Memory of Farideh Lashai" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Video installation
    • 2013-04-04 - 2013-05-02

    Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art (ETNFA) and Leila Heller Gallery are pleased to present two posthumous New York exhibitions celebrating the life and career of internationally renowned, recently deceased, Iranian...More »

  • poster for Shiva Ahmadi "Apocalyptic Playland"

    Shiva Ahmadi "Apocalyptic Playland"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-02-21 - 2013-03-23

    Although on the surface Ahmadi’s works appear vibrant, playful, and even mythical, they nevertheless deal very much with the harsher sides of reality. Through thick layers of generously spread opaque reds...More »

  • poster for "Gayle Wells Mandle & Julia Mandle Game II" Exhibition

    "Gayle Wells Mandle & Julia Mandle Game II" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2013-01-17 - 2013-02-16

    In Game II, Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Mandle use images – not of ladders but of chairs and a teeter-totter – to depict humanity’s eternal struggle against imbalanced societies that deny their citizens...More »

  • poster for "The Young Collectors Exhibition" Exhibition

    "The Young Collectors Exhibition" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2012-12-18 - 2013-01-12

    The Young Collectors Exhibition is a show of works from a number of the gallery's artists plus a wide selection of works by international emerging artists who are not represented by the gallery. Curated...More »

  • poster for Kate Eric "Ripped Seam and Other Delights"

    Kate Eric "Ripped Seam and Other Delights"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-11-15 - 2012-12-15

    “Their painted forms overlap and intrude and over the course of days and weeks a kind of frustration gives rise to the inexorable painted macrocosm. What began as a conversation methodically becomes noisier,...More »

  • poster for Gulay Semercioglu "Variations on Line"

    Gulay Semercioglu "Variations on Line"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-10-11 - 2012-11-10

    Semercloglu forms geometric, 3-dimensional compositions by weaving thin vibrantly colored metal wires on to a wooden plank. More than twenty layers are created from one long piece of metal wire wound around...More »

  • poster for Shoja Azari "Windows"

    Shoja Azari "Windows"

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    • Media: Film
    • 2012-10-11 - 2012-11-10

    The idea of making a film, or rather films looking through windows, first came to me when I was watching one of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s films. I think it was Whitey. There was a long tracking shot moving...More »

  • poster for Reza Derakshani Exhibition

    Reza Derakshani Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-06 - 2012-10-06
  • poster for "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Exhibition

    "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2012-07-12 - 2012-08-18

    The show’s title is derived from the name of the popular hand game and refers to the mediums and formalistic choices of the works represented in the show, which is divided into three sections. An illustrated...More »

  • poster for Mitra Tabrizian "Photographs"

    Mitra Tabrizian "Photographs"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-06-07 - 2012-07-07

    The exhibition will feature seven monumental photographs taken in Iran and England. The artist had a solo show at Tate Britain in 2008, and has been commissioned to do a portrait for the London Olympics...More »

  • poster for Rachel Lee Hovnanian "Mud Pie"

    Rachel Lee Hovnanian "Mud Pie"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-05-02 - 2012-06-02

    This powerful narrative begins with a photograph, Texas Mud Pie, Hands and Feet (Self-Portrait), 2012, and finishes informed by the unfiltered world of digital technology with the sculptural work Gates...More »

  • poster for Ran Hwang "Transition"

    Ran Hwang "Transition"

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    • Media: Crafts - Other
    • 2012-04-05 - 2012-04-27

    Using common, mass-produced fashion materials, Hwang creates striking works of art that transform and re-contextualize these everyday objects. Sparkling buttons, shimmering beads, and long spools of thread...More »

  • poster for Khosrow Hassanzadeh "Haft Khan: The Seven Labors of Rostam"

    Khosrow Hassanzadeh "Haft Khan: The Seven Labors of Rostam"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-03-01 - 2012-03-31

    Hassanzadeh’s murals are enormous in size: the largest is more than 6 feet tall and nearly 28 feet long. Inspired by Iranian traditions of manhood that existed in a pre-revolutionized Iran, Hassanzadeh...More »

  • poster for Ayad Alkadhi "Umbilical"

    Ayad Alkadhi "Umbilical"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-25

    The new series of recent paintings and works on paper explores Alkadhi’s experiences under the rule of Saddam Hussein, the casualties of war, the Arab Spring, and ultimately confronts immigration and assimilation....More »

  • poster for Elizabeth Thompson "Stories From the Everglades"

    Elizabeth Thompson "Stories From the Everglades"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-01-05 - 2012-01-28

    Celebrating a primeval wilderness, "Stories From the Everglades" will present paintings and watercolors depicting the vast serene and fragile ecosystem in South Florida. A portion of the proceeds from...More »

  • poster for "The Mask and The Mirror" Exhibition

    "The Mask and The Mirror" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2011-11-03 - 2011-12-21

    The Mask and The Mirror, an exhibition of self-portraits curated by artist Shirin Neshat, will be on view at Leila Heller Gallery in Chelsea. The exhibition will present photographs and paintings by 17...More »

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