Founded in 1989 by noted Brazilian art dealer and curator Nara Roesler, the Galeria Nara Roesler features seminal international and Brazilian artists as well as mid-career and emerging artists from all regions and walks of life.
With three locations worldwide, including the original gallery in the Avenida Europa neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil, which doubled its exhibit space in 2012, the art gallery supports both historic and current artists worldwide. The gallery headquarters spans two interconnected buildings and has become a mainstay of the Brazilian art scene, boasting profits even during difficult times.
The second location opened in Rio de Janeiro in 2014. A New York City gallery opened near Central Park on E 69th St. in the Lenox Hill neighborhood of Manhattan on the Upper East Side. Situated between Madison and Park Avenues, the location caters to art collectors, investors and enthusiasts seeking pieces to accent their New York City homes or just appreciate an eclectic collection of international artwork from popular and lesser-known names.
Roesler began her career as a local Brazilian art dealer and has focused on supporting Brazilian collectors and investors with carefully curated finds for decades. Roesler runs all three galleries with her sons, Daniel and Alexandre and has approached her gallery’s recent phase of rapid expansion with a mix of gratitude and quiet wisdom. The New York location seeks to bridge the gap between Brazilian artists and U.S.-based collectors, showcasing current Brazilian artists’ contributions to the world of contemporary art while also holding space for artists from the Concrete movement in the ‘50s and ‘60s. The Galeria Nara Roesler collection spans decades of international art, providing something for nearly every taste.
Galeria Nara Roesler attends art fairs internationally, spanning from Brazil to Hong Kong, including many major U.S. cities such as New York, Miami and Chicago. The gallery’s Roesler Hotel program represents a partnership with other galleries and the featured artists, bringing curated projects to Nara Roesler’s three international locations.
Artists on exhibit include more than 40 renowned international sculptors, painters and modern creators. The list includes notable names such as Abraham Palatnik, Alberto Baraya, Alexandre Arrechea, Alice Miceli, Angelo Venosa, Antonio Dias, Artur Lescher, Brigida Baltar, Bruno Dunley, Carlito Carvalhosa, Dan Graham, Daniel Buren, Paulo Bruscky, Eduardo Navarro and many others.
The artists’ work reflects various time periods and styles, from Marco Castillo’s Cuban modernist influenced “Beltran, 2019” piece made from wood and rattan to Vic Muniz archival inkjet print, “Metachrome: Homage to the square, after Joseph Albers.
Sotheby’s collection of art from Galeria Nara Roesler includes eclectic mixed media pieces from artists like Abraham Palatnik, Daniel Senise, Marco A. Castillo and Vik Muniz. The eye-catching geometric forms on canvas, acrylic or wood can bring any space to life, creating a focal point in contemporary, modern, mid-century modern and transitional homes. Consider these pieces for a living room, great room, dining room, hallway, home theater, or an in-home gallery, as accents or focal points.