Galerist, founded in 2001, is a pioneering contemporary art gallery in Turkey. Since it’s early years, the gallery has established a reputation for nurturing the careers of distinguished Turkish contemporary artists and introducing their work to a global audience. The gallery continues to pursue a creative direction that balances the emerging with the established and the estates, national and international artists – with the constant aim of presenting and supporting outstanding contemporary visual art practices. Galerist has been publishing the bimonthly bilingual art magazine Art Unlimited since 2006; endorsing and promoting Turkish contemporary art. Galerist continues its tradition of publishing innovative books and publications that include Elif Uras Monograph (2018), Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus (2018), Semiha Berksoy Catalogue Raisonné (2017), Nil Yalter Monograph (2013), Taner Ceylan: 1997-2009 (2011), Haluk Akakçe: Reincarnation (2009) and Leyla Gediz Monograph (2008).
Galerist is located in a historical building which dates back to the 18th century, providing 250m2 of exhibition space.