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2017 Gallery Hop: Focus on Chinese Paintings and 2D Work

March 3, 2017

For the eighth and final post in our 2017 Gallery Hop series, we're focusing on Chinese paintings, prints, textiles and photography, with a 5-mile itinerary that takes you to seven galleries, from the Upper East Side to SoHo. We recommend walking to the first 6 exhibitions (about 1.5 miles), then taking public transportation or a taxi to reach the last gallery in SoHo. And while you're down there, remember that the China Institute is also downtown, at the southern tip of the island.

Start at China 2000 Fine Art's exhibition at 1556 Third Avenue (at 87th Street).
Exhibition on view: Stronger Together: Two Western Artists Who Embraced the Chinese Idiom
Focus: Prints by Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg

Walk two blocks west to Park Avenue, then eight block south on Park. Turn right on 79th Street to reach Kaikodo LLC at number 74.
Exhibition on view: River of Stars
Focus: Chinese Paintings (13th century to present), Sculptures and Ceramics + Japanese Paintings

Walk west to Madison Avenue and walk south for five blocks, then make a right on 74th Street to reach M. Sutherland Fine Arts at street number 7.
Exhibition on view: Guo Hua: Defining Contemporary Chinese Painting

Go back to Madison Avenue and continue walking south until you reach 67th Street. Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd is exhibiting at Gallery Vallois America, 27 East 67th Street.
Exhibition on view: Chinese Paintings, Works of Art and Snuff Bottles

(Note: Michael C. Hughes LLC is also at this location.)

Go back down Madison Avenue and turn right on 64th Street. At P R P H Books, 26 East 64th Street, you'll find 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop (note: the work on display is for exhibition only, not for sale).
Exhibition on view: Masterpieces of Early Chinese Photography

Head back down Madison Avenue. At the corner of 57th Street, in the historic Fuller Building, you'll find Alan Kennedy on the 8th Floor.
Exhibition on view: Chinese and Japanese Paintings and Textiles

(Note: Two other participating dealers, J. J. Lally & Co. and DAG Modern, are exhibiting in the building.)

To reach FitzGerald Fine Arts at 40 Wooster Street, in SoHo, you'll need to take the subway, bus, or a taxi from 57th Street. The 6, N or E subway lines will take you there.
Exhibition on view: Beili Liu
Focus: Contemporary Chinese Painting

A custom Google map of the itinerary, which you can share with others, is below: