Basel 2018
Hong Kong 2018

Galerie Emanuel Layr
Galerie Emanuel Layr was founded by Emanuel Layr in Vienna, Austria in 2011 in order to continue and enhance the agenda of his former gallery LayrWuestenhagen (2005-2011). The gallery program focusses on contextualizing and confronting notions and artistic manifestations of the conceptual with the relevant social, political and cultural issues of today. Based in a city with a long history of oscillation between hemispheres—East and West, North and South—, the program strives for interplay between artists from different generations and cultural or discursive backgrounds. The gallery is the exclusive representative of the estate of the late Slovak neo-avantgardist Stano Filko, as well as of Belgian-American artist Cécile B. Evans. Further evidence of the gallery's precise and multi-layered focus can be found in its fruitful and ongoing collaborations with artists like Anna-Sophie Berger, Julien Bismuth, Andy Boot, Plamen Dejanoff, Gaylen Gerber, Lena Henke, Benjamin Hirte, Lisa Holzer, Birgit Megerle, Lili Reynaud-Dewar and Philipp Timischl. In September 2015 Galerie Emanuel Layr moved into a two story space in Vienna’s city centre, and since January 2017 has been developing and running a subsidiary in Rome, Italy, adding yet another dimension of exchange, expansion and integration to its profile.

Locations

Vienna
+43 1 945 1791
Rome
+39 0687607275