Berggruen Gallery is a San Francisco art gallery specializing in the exhibition and sale of contemporary art and 20th-century American and European paintings, drawings, sculpture, and limited edition prints. John Berggruen first opened his pioneering gallery in the spring of 1970 on Grant Avenue in downtown San Francisco. Berggruen Gallery opened in its new 10,000-square-foot space at 10 Hawthorne Street, a historic three-story brick building across from the recently expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, in January 2017. Berggruen Gallery has featured over 800 exhibitions in its 50 year history. The gallery exhibits the work of major American post-war...


10 Hawthorne St.
San Francisco, CA

Berggruen Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from our current exhibition Contemporary Paintings, an extensive exploration of light, color, and composition through the medium of paint. This exhibition will be on view in the gallery in San Francisco from June 22 - August 2020. To schedule an appointment to visit the exhibition in person, please click here.

From an exquisite example of Sean Scully’s Wall of Light series to the colorful environments of local, Bay Area painters Muzae Sesay and Jenny Sharaf, Contemporary Paintings abounds with saturated hues, graphic geometries, and varying techniques. Whether it be whimsical abstraction or meticulous realism, the paintings juxtapose one another to open dialogues regarding how artists render their surrounding world. The exhibition inaugurates the gallery’s reopening and summer programming, reflecting Berggruen Gallery's ongoing dedication to presenting exhibitions that bring together works from the contemporary canon and of historical significance. Furthermore, the show features a dynamic and diverse group of artists from several different countries, from the United States to South Korea to the United Kingdom, including works by:

Mary Corse | Sarah Crowner | Austin Eddy | Matthew Feyld | Mark Fox | Shara Hughes | Matthew Day Jackson | Minku Kim | Paul Kremer | Des Lawrence | Julian Lethbridge | Sam Messenger | Odili Donald Odita | Clare Rojas | Sean Scully | Muzae Sesay | Jenny Sharaf

Please visit our website for additional available works and information.