440 Gallery | Brooklyn NY

Shop talk, answers to your FAQs, and a peek behind the scenes of an artist-run fine art gallery in Park Slope

The Lively and Colorful Art of Susan Greenstein

I have always loved drawing, painting and making things since I could wrap my hands around a crayon, but I think that my real “Aha” moment came when I was … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

Fred Bendheim Sculpts a Painting

Growing up in Arizona, I was influenced by many types of art.   I drew inspiration from the art in our home, as well as Native American art, Art In … Continue reading

October 4, 2018

Intuition is My Ally: Spontaneity and Structure in the Work of Amy Weil

I was always drawing when I was younger, ever since I can remember.  I especially loved drawing horses as a child.   Now I am a painter, focusing on the medium … Continue reading

August 2, 2018

David Stock: Finding Drama, Humor, and Pathos in the Everyday World

My parents gave me a camera when I was 14, and I was immediately hooked. I loved the way the camera could select and isolate a particular moment and place. I got the feeling that this might allow me to express something personal.

June 17, 2018 · 10 Comments

The Unforgettable Vicki Behm

A few weeks ago we celebrated the life of Vicki Behm, our beloved artist-colleague at the gallery, who passed away in February.

May 16, 2018 · 5 Comments

Listen to “The Secret Life of Artists”

Nancy Lunsford speaks with Karen Gibbons about her show “Luminous Paradox” at 440 Gallery March 22 – April 22, 2018.     Artist Karen Gibbons

April 22, 2018

Threaded Memories by Tricia Townes

My “Family Album Series” is about trying to capture that fleeting sense of familial connections through the time-bound things that many families collect to spur those memories– snapshots, old linens, and sometimes buttons and other sewing notions. 

April 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

440 Installation photo essay

Installing a show at 440: Karen Gibbons, Fred Bendheim, Ellen Chuse and Gail Flanery install Fred Bendheim’s solo show and Vicki Behm and Gibbons in the Project Space. Here is … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 3 Comments

Waxing Eloquent

by Amy Weil When I was in art school, I was aware of only a couple of artists who were working with encaustic paint and I dismissed the medium as … Continue reading

January 21, 2017

Live Big with Art

For those who decorate a tree for the holidays, one of the joys of the season is the once-a-year excitement of unpacking familiar ornaments. These family heirlooms are really small … Continue reading

December 18, 2016

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