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Yvon Lambert is a contemporary art gallery founded by Yvon Lambert in 1966. There are two locations; one in Paris, France, and the second in New York City, NY.

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In 1966 Yvon Lambert opened his first gallery on the rue de L’Échaudé in Paris, France where he began to exhibit many American artists. Lambert showed founders of conceptualism, minimalism and land art such as Carl Andre, Sol LeWitt, Robert Barry, Richard Long, Robert Ryman, Brice Marden, Tony Smith, Richard Tuttle, Cy Twombly and Lawrence Weiner [1]. Other important artists including Daniel Buren, Gordon Matta-Clark, Giulio Paolini, Niele Toroni were also included on his roster[2].

Lambert left the 6th arrondissement in 1977 for rue du Grenier St Lazare in the Marais, where he exhibited artists including Miquel Barceló, Joseph Beuys, Louise Lawler, Jean-Charles Blais, Allan McCollum. In 1986 he moved again to the superb glass-roofed space on rue Vieille du Temple where Lambert affirmed strong relationships with artists such as Joan Jonas, Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer[3], Thierry Kuntzel, Matthieu Laurette, Claude Lévêque, Glenn Ligon and Anselm Kiefer[4]. Yvon Lambert Paris remains in the space on rue Vieille du Temple today[5].

In 2000 Yvon Lambert opened the Collection Lambert en Avignon in the former space of the Hôtel de Caumont. In Avignon, France. This collection opened with 350 works from Yvon Lambert's private collection and presents more than 1200 works by contemporary artists[6]. In 2003 Lambert established his international representation by founding a new gallery in Chelsea, New York. In 2007 the New York gallery moved to its current location on West 21st street in a 700sq m space designed by Richard Gluckman in collaboration with Thomas Zolli[7].

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