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  • Artist in the Spotlight

    Feb 9th 2018

    Artist in the spotlight: Paul Rousso

    From his “painting with paper” collages to his latest creations of wildly outsized and convoluted sculptures of money and candy wrappers, Paul Rousso has sought to flatten the dimensional and eleva read more..

  • Opening new gallery Amsterdam

    Feb 1st 2018

    On January 25th SmithDavidson Gallery opened a second location in the vibrant city center of Amsterdam. The opening event was great! We want to thank everybody for coming!

  • New Gallery Location @Prinsengracht Amsterdam

    Jan 11th 2018

    SmithDavidson Gallery announces the opening of a second gallery location in the city of Amsterdam.

    In Amsterdam, adjacent to the Rijksmuseum, the Spiegelkwartier is the heart of the Dutch art scene.
    Located on the 17th Century Canals i read more..

  • About Contemporary Art


    In 1998 David Smith founded DS Contemporary, the contemporary branch of Leslie Smith Gallery, with the goal of giving talented young artists who just graduated from the academy a chance to present themselves to a larger audience. Talented artists like Tjebbe Beekman, Miguel Sega read more..

  • Leslie Smith Gallery

    Leslie Smith Gallery is one of the most prominent European art dealers specialized in 19th and early 20th century paintings.

    More recently LSG has extended its activities by venturing into the fascinating realm of contemporary Aboriginal Art.

    A collection of inspiring work by contemporary artists completes the bold LSG palette.

    To view each of these three collections, please click on one of the tabs in the above menu bar.

  • Q&A with Zhuang Hong Yi

    As a new artist to our gallery, we would like to introduce Zhuang Hong Yi. This Contemporary Chinese artist, whose work is presented in our gallery in Amsterdam and which we will be showing at a number of different art fairs, has for many years now been a well established artist in  read more..

  • The Team


    The Leslie Smith Gallery Team consists of dedicated people from several disciplines with one shared passion: Art. To get acquainted, read more about us.

  • History

    In 1998 David Smith founded DS Contemporary with the goal of giving young Dutch artists who just graduated from the academy a chance to present themselves to a larger audience. DS Contemporary started off with an amazing exhibition in the Koetshuis on the Smidswater in The Hague with work of amongst others Tjebbe Beekman, Miguel Segall and Peter Zwaan. Today, Leslie Smith Gallery is still always on the look out for young talent with potential. Read more on the history of the gallery and our collections in the about us section.

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  • Services

    Leslie Smith Gallery offers customers a broad spectrum of services, read more on this on the about us page.

  • Workshops

    Buying art is all about taste and emotion, but knowing what to buy, where to buy it and at what price are nonetheless important. That is why Leslie Smith Gallery organizes workshops on different aspects of collecting art. Interested? Please check out our workshops section.