November 25, 2020

Sara Kay Opens Namesake Gallery in East Village

“I think this was always the end goal,” says Sara Kay, who this week will open the doors to her own gallery in the East Village. “It was always a dream, even though I did a number of different things to get to this point.”
Sara Kay Gallery is the culmination of her 20-year career, which includes stints as director of the White Cube gallery in London, director of the fine art department at Jan Krugier Gallery, and as a specialist for Christie’s. Her gallery will reflect the various art periods and disciplines that her professional career has touched upon, with a focus on supporting female artists.
“It made sense for me to gain experience and expertise in different areas that all spoke to each other that all led me to this point and prepared me,” she says. “So now that I’ve done that over so many years, the timing is right for me. I paid my dues.”
The gallery is located on East 2nd Street in a historic townhouse; while the open brick-walled layout is a nontraditional choice for a gallery space, it’s one that matched her vision. “I think the townhouse found me,” she adds.
The opening exhibition is “A Limitless Vision:

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