gallery nine5 is a vital space for groundbreaking artists to exhibit their work in the epicenter of the art world. Committed to the exploration of contemporary art, the gallery stages exhibitions that examine the work of a distinct array of international artists. Representing a roster of emerging and established artists, whose works are held in some of the world’s most prestigious art collections, our mission is to give art enthusiasts, collectors and institutions the opportunity to experience and acquire compelling artworks of the highest caliber. gallery nine5 works closely with its artists, assisting with proposals and campaigning for public projects and installations, all of which fall beyond the scope of the traditional art dealer.
gallery nine5’s expertise extends to locating, researching and acquiring secondary market works of unsurpassed excellence. The gallery is connected to important private collections of masterpieces by Modern, Post-War and Contemporary greats. Our staff research and locate distinctive works from such artists as Basquiat, Picasso, Lichtenstein, Warhol and Haring to name a few. Our direct access to these exclusive sources ensures that our clients are able to obtain world-class works of unparalleled provenance.
Sebastien Le Pelletier, the Founder and Director of gallery nine5, has fifteen years of art-world experience spanning three continents. Born and raised in Paris, Le Pelletier worked extensively in modern and contemporary art galleries in Europe and Asia prior to relocating to New York. In 2003, after several years of establishing strong relationships with artists, collectors and connoisseurs, Le Pelletier began working as an independent dealer and curator.
In 2008, gallery nine5 opened on Spring Street, at the heart of Manhattan’s fastest growing and most vibrant art community.