Almine Rech Gallery opened its doors on April 1st, 1997 in the 13th arrondissement
In addition to its stable of internationally recognized, mid-career and emerging artists, it has always been the gallery’s mission to continually seek out and include new artists in its program. The gallery has held longstanding relationships with artists like John McCracken and James Turrell and has since started working with and representing artists such as Günther Förg, Mark Hagen, Alex Israel, Jeff Koons, Bertrand Lavier, Richard Prince, Julian Schnabel, Taryn Simon and DeWain Valentine, among others.
In 2006 the gallery moved to a larger two-floor space in the Marais district and in 2008 inaugurated a second 1,000 square meter exhibition space in Brussels. In March 2013, Almine Rech Gallery launched its new Paris space at 64 rue de Turenne. In June 2014, Almine Rech Gallery opened a gallery in Mayfair, London.
In October 2016, the gallery opened its second London space on Grosvenor Hill, Mayfair. The 400 square meter gallery opened with a solo exhibition by Jeff Koons. The gallery's first exhibition space in the US also opened in Manhattan's Upper East Side the at end of October 2016.