Alan Cristea Gallery

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The entrance in Cork Street

Alan Cristea Gallery is a commercial art gallery on London's Cork Street, founded in 1995 by Alan Cristea. It is the largest publisher and distributor of prints in Europe.[citation needed]


Previously a director of Waddington Galleries, Alan Cristea bought Waddington Graphics in 1995. In 2007, the gallery expanded its premises from its original location at 31 Cork Street, to include 34 Cork Street. Alan Cristea is the Treasurer of the Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) and his co-director, David Cleaton-Roberts, is vice-President of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA). In Autumn 2016, the gallery will move to a new bespoke premises on Pall Mall, designed by Stephen Marshall Architects. The gallery regularly exhibits at the leading international art fairs including all three editions of Art Basel, the Armory Show and Frieze Masters.


Gallery Artists[edit]

Alan Cristea Gallery works with a variety of international artists on their print projects including Gillian Ayres, Ian Davenport, Jan Dibbets, Jim Dine, Idris Khan, Christiane Baumgartner, Howard Hodgkin, Langlands & Bell, Michael Craig-Martin and Julian Opie. The gallery has recently begun working with Antony Gormley, Cornelia Parker, Clare Woods and Richard Long. The gallery also represents the paintings of Gillian Ayres, Vicken Parsons, Paul Winstanley and Emma Stibbon

Master Graphics[edit]

Alan Cristea is an acknowledged expert on the prints of Matisse and Picasso.[citation needed] The gallery represents the estate of Naum Gabo, the Josef Albers and Anni Albers Foundation, the Tom Wesselmann Estate and the Richard Hamilton Estate for their prints.


Coordinates: 51°30′39″N 0°08′30″W / 51.5107°N 0.1418°W / 51.5107; -0.1418