Graham Shay 1857
Graham Shay 1857 is a private art gallery, specializing in fine American paintings and American and European sculpture, spanning a time-period from the 1840’s through the 20th Century. The elegant space, in a private apartment building, is steps off Madison Avenue, in the midst of the Upper East Side museum and gallery district.
Director Cameron M. Shay has been in the American art business for 40 years and has placed works in leading institutions and distinguished private collections. He is recognized for his expertise in American and European sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries. The Gallery has an active exhibition program and is looking forward to showing exemplary works in a fresh space. Amongst the genres shown at the Gallery are historic American art, important American sculpture, the Hudson River School, the Ashcan and New York school painters, Western and wildlife art, American modernism, abstract paintings and sculpture. Artists of particular focus include Guy Pene du Bois, Everett Shinn, John White Alexander, Helen Torr, Oscar Bluemner, Thomas Hart Benton, Frederic Remington, Harriet Frishmuth, Charles M. Russell, Antoine-Louis Barye, Rembrandt Bugatti, Norman Bluhm, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, William Zorach and Paul Manship.