James Hyman Gallery prides itself on the art historical significance and museum quality of the fine art and photography that we handle. The gallery regularly sells and loans works to museums.
James Hyman received his doctorate from the Courtauld Institute in London. After receiving his PhD he taught at the Courtauld and worked for the Saatchi Collection, Christies and Helly Nahmad Gallery before opening his own gallery in 1999. An art historian and art dealer, his book, The Battle for Realism. Figurative Art in the Cold War (Yale University Press, 2001) was shortlisted for the W. B. Berger Prize for studies in British Art History.
Mary Pelletier is a photographic historian and dealer based in London. After graduating from the Historical and Contemporary Photography MA Programme at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, she worked with the Bonhams Photographs Department and currently manages James Hyman Gallery, specialising in nineteenth-century French and contemporary British photography.