New York Art Galleries Art for Sale New York is a collection of the galleries to informed and teach the appreciation of the city and its meaning to art. New York is still at the center of discovery and is a starting place for many. These pages are for artist and gallery. Our New York art galleries are divided into three sections, Chelsea, uptown New York, and downtown New York. New York has been known as a major center for world art ever since the attention of art switched to New York during the era of the abstract expressionist movement. New York City has become the place where artists feel that they must be shown in order to have been considered as a major artist. New York City is the home of the world's most famous galleries in the gallery owners who have become famous and powerful in the art world.