Metro Pictures Gallery

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Metro Pictures is a New York City art gallery founded in 1980 by Janelle Reiring, previously of Castelli Gallery, and Helene Winer, previously of Artists Space. It was located in SoHo until 1995 when it was among the first wave of galleries to move to Chelsea.

Metro's opening group exhibition in 1980 included Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Troy Brauntuch, Jack Goldstein, Sherrie Levine, James Welling, and Richard Prince.[citation needed]

During the early and mid-1980s, Mike Kelley, Louise Lawler, Martin Kippenberger, John Miller, Tony Oursler, Walter Robinson and Jim Shaw joined the gallery.[citation needed] Newer generations of artists have continued to expand the gallery's offerings. These artists include Andreas Slominski, Gary Simmons, Olaf Breuning, Andy Hope 1930, Andre Butzer, David Malkjovic, Sara VanDerBeek Tris Vonna-Michell, Claire Fontaine, Trevor Paglen, B. Wurtz, Camille Henrot and Nina Beier.[citation needed]


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Coordinates: 40°44′56.21″N 74°0′17.41″W / 40.7489472°N 74.0048361°W / 40.7489472; -74.0048361