Definition of gallerist in English:


Line breaks: gal¦ler|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈɡal(ə)rɪst


A person who owns an art gallery or who exhibits and promotes artists' work in galleries and other venues in order to attract potential buyers: gallerists will tell you it would be difficult to break even without doing at least one art fair per year
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  • Get to know curators or young gallerists.
  • Portfolio books also offer gallerists a good way to screen work by prospective artists.
  • Lieberman was one of few Chicago gallerists invited to be a member of the Art Dealers Association of America.


early 20th century (in the sense 'person in a gallery'): from gallery and -ist.

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