Since then the gallery has established a reputation for nurturing the careers of outstanding Turkish contemporary artists and introducing their work to a global audience whilst simultaneously bringing some of the best and most challenging international, contemporary art to Istanbul. With a view to supporting Turkey’s growing contemporary art world Galerist has, since 2006, published Art Unlimited, one of country’s leading art magazines. The gallery continues to pursue a creative direction that that balances the emerging and the established and national and international artists – with the constant aim of presenting and supporting outstanding contemporary visual art practices.
Galerist Tepebaşı is the main exhibition site of the gallery. The historical building which dates back to the 18th century provides 250m2 of exhibition space and includes the gallery’s administrative offices.
Galerist Hasköy is the project space located in the historic Golden Horn district of Istanbul. Built in 1950s, the building was primarily used as a yarn factory before the recent refurbishment. It provides more than 500m2 of exhibition space on a site of 30,000m2.
Studio is a new project and exhibtion space created and run by Galerist in collaboration with Kameleon. It is located on Müellif Street, which connects Galata and Şişhane and comprises of 60 m2 of exhibition space in a historic, late 19th century building.