The Simon Lee Gallery, once a beacon of contemporary art, faces an unceremonious end as it grapples with insolvency. The winding up process, initiated by the gallery’s creditors, paints a stark picture of financial difficulties exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic and failed attempts to settle with HMRC.
A Gilded Past, A Troubled Present
Established in 2002, the Simon Lee Gallery had carved a niche for itself in the world of contemporary art. With locations in London, Hong Kong, and New York, it represented renowned artists and showcased works that pushed the boundaries of creativity and thought.
However, the gallery’s lustrous facade began to crack under the weight of mounting debts. As per records, the gallery owes a s…