Ki Smith Gallery Opens a 2nd Gallery in Historic Gusto House, East Village



Matthew Capasso, Claire Foussard, Naomi Falk, Ki Smith.

Ki Smith Gallery is coming home! The Gallery announced that it will be opening a second location located in the East Village. The new showroom is on 4th Street,  between A and B in the famed Gusto House where decades of culture and history have taken place.

Luke Ivy Price. Image courtesy Ki Smith Gallery

The East 4th Street Gallery will open its doors to the exhibition, Luke Ivy Price: Salome ~ a new body of work named after the biblical passage and based on Oscar Wilde’s eponymous tragedy. This inaugural exhibition includes paintings, sculptures and drawings.

The gallery hopes to offer occasional surprised in its new space, and will be expanding its publication program with additional staff writers. They will also be creating new ways to interact with artwork from home.

Luke Ivy Price: Salome will be on view from September 30th through November 7, 2020, with an Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 30th from 4:00 to 9:00pm, socially distancing, with a limited number of visitors using online booking. Ki Smith Gallery East Village is located at 197 East 4th Street.

While you’re there, check out Charlie Hudson’s Shadow Theater, Ki Smith’s first installment of a rotating site-specific mural program.

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Also in the area, Kenkeleba Gallery on East 2nd Street. Walking north, stop in to see the current exhibitions at the historic Salmagundi Club on Fifth Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets. Continuing north, the exhibition MASKED NYC: Witness to our Time is currently on view at the Quaker Meeting House on East 15th Street.