The Art Angle Presents: How Dealer Alexander Shulan Is Building New Markets for Underrecognized Artists

Hear more from one of the art world's rising talents, a born-and-bred New Yorker with a pulse on the up and coming art stars.

LOMEX dealer Alexander Shulan. Courtesy of Alexander Shulan.

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Alexander Shulan has a knack for spotting emerging talents. The founder and curator of Lomex Gallery is a born-and-bred New Yorker who began the venture as a sort of “collaborative project” between himself and a group of artist friends. That lark turned into a full-blown commercial enterprise showing the likes of Robert Bittenbender, Emma McMillan, and Andrea Fourchy, and Maggie Lee. While the gallery’s ethos has long been dedicated to showing new-New York artists, when the gallery moved from its original home in the Bowery to the new art mecca of Tribeca, Shulan has begun to expand his purview beyond “hyper-local” confines. In a roving interview with Artnet’s Wet Paint columnist Annie Armstrong, Shulan discusses how the gallery is forging a new path in the ever-crowded art world.

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