The artist Maya Hayuk

The American Maya Hayuk (1969) is an international successful artist. She studied at the Massachussetts College of Art in Boston, but also spent time in Toronto Canada, Odessa in the Oekrain and Skowhegan in Main during her studies. Nowadays she lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.Not many artist are active in so many aspects of art as she is: Maya Hayuk is a painter, muralist, photographer, designer, curator and author. She is most famous for her brightly coloured murals, in which she uses geometry, symmetry and different optical effects. She is inspired by the Eastern-European folkloristic art, pop art and op art.

International exhibitions

A while back Maya Hayuk made a mural on the famous Bowery Wall in Manhattan, a very prestigious project where she was preceded by great names like Keith Haring and Shepard Fairey. Hayuks large paintings, installations and smaller work on paper have been on display on numerous exhibitions, focussing mainly on North and South America, but also the Bonnefantemuseum in Maastricht dedicated an exhibition to her work in 2012, called ‘Heavy Lights’. Maya Hayuk plays an important role in contemporary art.

Artcollection by LionelGallery

Does Maya Hayuk’s brightly coloured work interest you? Than you have come to the right address here at LionelGallery. Our gallery is located in the centre of Amsterdam, on the Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, between the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. We have a strong network and close ties with internationally renowned art-dealers, which makes it possible for us to know exactly what is going on in the global contemporary art scene, and allowing us to obtain art for our clients from both great established as young and promising artists. We also organize changing exhibitions at our gallery. Make sure to keep in regular contact and visit us to get inspired by new work.

Obtaining a Hayuk

Are you looking for a specific painting by Maya Hayuk, or would you like to know a bit more about the artist in general? Please feel free to contact us by phone or email so we can make an appointment for an exploratory chat during which you can tell us a bit more about your current collection and which pieces you would like to add to it and learn about our expertise and what we can do for you.