Curious about the Cherokee Buildings? Read the recent article in the NYTIMES

The Cherokee Apartments, from East 77th to East 78th Street, about 1912, as model tenements. Wurts Bros./Museum of the City of New York

Published february 2nd 2014…

follow the link to read the article and see pictures


“The contemporary world should buy the work of contemporary artists”


Information about ArtLab78

Intimate in scale, ArtLab78 is a recent project space overlooking the East River that features the work of noted contemporay artists.

Inspired by Alfred Stieglitz’ 291 Gallery, as well as the visionary collectors Roy Neuberger and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the gallery is located in a landmark Beaux Arts building designed by Henry Atterbury Smith.

NOTE: There is no elevator in the building and access is via stairs (3rd floor) 

At the entry gate, call 1 914 4266160 or buzz #181 

In addition to the opening, hours are by appointment only.



ARTLAB78 is a new experimental exhibition space in NYC where invited artists are given the opportunity to show their work in an intimate setting to a selected audience composed of  artlovers, critics, journalists, designer, artists and friends.

ARTLAB78 will be

  • a gallery space, as the work is for sale

  • a meeting place for the artist and audience, and

  • a center for dialogue.

It will also serve as a short-term residence for an artist, if the artist is not living in New York City.

ARTLAB78 draws its inspiration from

  • Alfred Stieglitz’s galleries: 291, “Intimate Gallery, and ” An American Place;

  • Roy Neuberger and patrons like him who decided to help living artists; and

  • Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney who trusted her own taste and provided exhibition opportunities for artists.

It’s a terrific adventure and you’re invited to share in it with Laurence and Franck Neron-Bancel.

Laurence and Franck Neron-Bancel curate all exhibitions.

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