Established by Larry Gagosian in Los Angeles in 1980, Gagosian is a global gallery specializing in modern and contemporary art spread across eighteen exhibition spaces in the United States, Europe, and Asia. In Athens, the Gagosian Gallery is housed within a neoclassic manor erected in the beginning of the last century, in the vicinity of Kolonaki; a central district renowned for being home to many patrons of the Arts, art galleries and auction houses.