Foley Gallery

Foley Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Manhattan, New York City, owned by Michael Foley.[1][2][3] Since opening in 2004, Foley Gallery has moved from the Chelsea neighborhood to the Lower East Side in 2014.[4] Among the artists Foley represents are Joseph Desler Costa, Wyatt Gallery, Sage Sohier, Martin Klimas, Simon Schubert, Henry Leutwyler and Ina Jang. Foley has previously shown work by Rosalind Solomon, Polixeni Papapetrou, Rachell Sumpter and Hank Willis Thomas.[5][6]


Michael Foley opened Foley Gallery in 2004.[7] Years prior, Foley began art dealing by invitation of Frish Brandt, the former director, (now president)[8] of Fraenkel Gallery.[9] While under Brandt's direction, Foley became friendly with photographers Richard Misrach, Adam Fuss, and Hiroshi Sugimoto.[9] Foley Gallery exhibited art from represented artist Simon Schubert during Volta Art Fair in 2015[10] and 2018.[11] Sherri Littlefield joined Foley Gallery as Director in 2016.

Book launchesEdit

In November 2016, Document, by Henry Leutwyler published by Steidl was released at Foley Gallery. Other book launches have included Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean, by Wyatt Gallery[12][13][14] and Circadian Landscape by Jessica Antola.[15]


  1. ^ "School of Visual Arts | SVA | New York City Faculty". Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  2. ^ "Gallerist Michael Foley on the Value of a Master's Degree (Sponsored) - Feature Shoot". Feature Shoot. 2016-10-11. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  3. ^ "2014 Emerging Photography Juror: Michael Foley". Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  4. ^ "Foley Gallery Opens New Space at 59 Orchard St. | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side". The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side. 2014-11-12. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  5. ^ "50C:9-367-9, Wyatt Gallery and Hank Willis Thomas |". Artspace. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  6. ^ ARC. "Foley Gallery presents 'SUBTEXT' by Wyatt Gallery". Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  7. ^ "Shoot! Interview: Michael Foley - PhotoShelter Blog". PhotoShelter Blog. 2008-04-16. Retrieved 2018-04-21.
  8. ^ "Frish Brandt Appointed President of Fraenkel Gallery | Fraenkel Gallery". Fraenkel Gallery. 2015-04-21. Retrieved 2018-04-21.
  9. ^ a b "In Pursuit of an MFA: Hangin' with Foley". International Center of Photography. 2016-02-23. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  10. ^ "Simon Schubert: VOLTA NY". Retrieved 2018-04-21.
  11. ^ "Simon Schubert: VOLTA NY". Retrieved 2018-04-21.
  12. ^ "Wyatt Gallery launches new book". The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  13. ^ "Book Talk at Foley Gallery". Jewish Treasures of The Caribbean. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  14. ^ "Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean 36 Works by Award-Winning Photographer Wyatt Gallery at the Gershman Y". Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  15. ^ "Jessica Antola – Circadian Landscape – NYC book release event | Giant Artists". Retrieved 2018-04-20.

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