Murray Guy gallery

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Murray Guy was a contemporary art gallery specializing in emerging and mid-career contemporary artists. Founded by Margaret Murray and Janice Guy in 1998, the gallery was located in the Chelsea, Manhattan gallery district at 453 West 17th Street,[1] it closed in early 2017 after eighteen years in business.[2]

The gallery covered contemporary photography, video, writing, sculpture, drawing, and painting.[citation needed]


Margaret Murray and Janice Guy. Janice Guy (born 1953) a photographer, produced much of her work while studying with Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany, during the 1970s.[citation needed] She initially studied at Loughborough College of Art and Design, Loughborough, UK during the early 1970s before receiving a BA (hons) and then acting as faculty at Sunderland Polytechnic, in Sunderland, UK. Guy abandoned art-making in the early 1980s and is now recognized as co-founder of Murray Guy.[citation needed]


Among the artists who exhibited at Murray Guy were the following:

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Dafoe, Taylor (February 9, 2017). "Goodbye to Murray Guy: A Look at the New York Gallery's Last Exhibition". Blouin Art Info. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Russeth, Andrew (January 5, 2017). "New York Gallery Murray Guy Will Close". Art News. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  3. ^ Buckingham, Matthew. 2001. Subcutaneous. New York: Shark Books.
  4. ^ Buckingham, Matthew. 2000. Matthew Buckingham films and film-installations. New York: Distributed by Murray Guy Gallery. VHS Tape.
  5. ^ "Moyra Davey at Murry Guy." Contemporary Art Daily.
  6. ^ a b "Nashashibi/Skaer at Murray Guy New York."

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