The first art gallery dedicated to photography in China was established in April 2003. It is located in Da Shan Zi Art District at #4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. Its unique design is based on the original structure of the Bauhaus styled factory aided by East Germany. The gallery aims to discover and collect fine photography works, and provides a platform for cultural and commercial exchange in order to help photographers.
The gallery holds various exhibitions non-periodicallyfeaturing both classical and contemporary photography art works. The printing and framing qualities of these photographs were made to strict international archival standard. They have been approved and collected by many international collectors.
Established by Jin Ping and Na Risong in 2006, the Inter Art Centre is the most authoritative photo collecting organization in China. Since its founding, the Inter Art Centre has been devoted to collecting, conserving and exhibiting classic photography, also presenting contemporary arts, new media and experimental arts.
With an accessible area of 1000 square meters, the Inter Art Centre is formed by the Inter Gallery, “Pixel” Publishing & Editing House, Pixel Book Bar, Café Lounge and Inter Print Studio. Inter Gallery is the point of presentation, exhibition and promotion. It’s the agent of a number of the most important Chinese Artists and responsible for popularizing and promoting relative art works.
Pixel Book Bar handles a wide selection of books and albums. The contemporary art books and photography collections are two main categories. It also organizes book launch party, lecture, seminar, film screening and other public events. The café lounge provides first-class beverage and cookies. It specifically serves renowned Puer tea from Yunnan Province, black teas and coffee. Inter Print Studio has professional Epson printer, other inkjet equipments and fine art papers, which earned high reputation in circles for good skill and service.
Address: Sevenstar Main Street 798 Art Zone No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road Chaoyang District Beijing
Timeless-Gallery was founded in August, 2009 and they specialise in photographic art collections. ‘Classic photography, art collecting’ is their business concepts. Timeless-Gallery offers top international photographers’ classic works to Chinese photographic art collectors. It changes the empty Chinese photographic collecting market, and at the same time helps Chinese photographic collecting become more international.
Timeless Gallery has exhibited the work of Eugène Atget, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston Families, Imogen Cunningham, W. Eugene Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ruth Bernhard, Michiko Kon, Michael Kenna, Barbara Morgan and etc.
Three Shadow +3 Gallery, a new independent art space founded by Three Shadows Photography Art Center in Caochangdi, first seeks to act as a channel for promoting Chinese Photography, past and present, and keeping its doors open to the future of the medium. It aims to provide a professional model for promoting and guiding China’s homegrown artists, and offer opportunities to the public to better understand and recognize the excellent photography produced in China. To this end, +3 gallery aims to foster the further development of informed collecting photography in China.
While its main focus is on Chinese contemporary photography, Three Shadow +3 gallery is also committed to showcasing outstanding photography from abroad. Through collaborations with international art spaces and fairs, Three Shadow +3 gallery is working towards expanding the audience for these photographs at home, while also increasing Chinese photography’s exposure in other regions of the world.
See+ gallery is a space to show photography works, the academic committee makes up of famous image critics and curators, takes charge of recommending and planning great photographers’ exhibition. As a professional agency and marketing mechanism,see+ gallery is dedicated to be a platform for fine arts . With the international first-class curators and critics resources, see+ gallery often invites experts to do lectures and seminar. Good academic background provides assurance both for exhibition and sale. The gallery is in 798, the famous art zone in Beijing. There are two big exhibition rooms, one VIP selected exhibition room and a small shop, selling relevant art products and catalogues, more than three hundred square meters.