JD Malat Gallery aims to promote its artists worldwide and provides collectors with the best art to suit their tastes
Established in London in 2017, JD Malat Gallery specialises in contemporary art, seeking to promote and situate established and emerging artists within the framework of contemporary art historical discourse. Through a programme of thoughtfully curated year-round solo and group exhibitions, with contributions from leading curators, artists and academics, JD Malat Gallery offers a constantly changing space for its public and artists, underlining the gallery’s intention of promoting artistic progression and cultural interaction. The gallery programme represents a broad spectrum of artists from a diverse range of media including conceptual art, installation art, light art, sculpture and painting. JD Malat Gallery focuses on broadening the dialogue between its programme and its expanding international audience through a system of dynamic cultural exchange. JD Malat Gallery’s programme consists of artists from international backgrounds and schools, and focuses on developing its space as a platform for artistic development, albeit within the framework of global contemporary art.
Jean-David Malat, Founder
Jean-David Malat, born in Paris, France, is a London-based art dealer and curator.
JD is an internationally recognized curator and art expert who has worked privately with special clients and has been in the industry for more than fourteen years.
He has contributed to a number of publications including The Huffington Post. He also supports the Serpentine Gallery, is a member of the committee for the UK Youth London, and is a patron of the Tate and the Royal Academy of Art.
Over many years, JD has collaborated with numerous museums and foundations. In 2007, he redesigned the art-on-display of the Théâtre Mogador in Paris for its opening, by including works by several contemporary artists. In 2014, he curated the first Bernard Buffet retrospective exhibition, at the The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Buffet was one of the many artists that JD helped to achieve international acclaim.
JD has discovered, promoted and established over a dozen formerly-unknown artists, and aims to use his years of expertise to bring even more artists to the world’s attention. The launch of the gallery in June 2018 caused much excitement worldwide and was internationally featured in the press including The Telegraph.