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A Month After I Published a Book About How to Run an Art Gallery, I Closed Mine. Here’s Why

Patton Hindle: Artnet

In November 2018, the second edition of How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery, a book I co-authored with Edward Winkleman, was released. The following month, my gallery partners and I announced we were closing our own two-and-a-half-year-old space, yours mine & ours. Fun timing, no?

In fact, the sequence of events didn’t feel all that surprising to me. The economics of a small, multi-partner gallery require either independent wealth or a second job, which limits the business’s ability to grow. Compound that with a rapidly slowing emerging art market reflective of structural shifts in the US economy and you can begin to see what we, and others like us, were dealing with. …Read More

Pictured: The facade of yours mine & ours gallery. Photo courtesy Patton Hindle.

2019-01-14T05:03:12+00:00