Taymour Grahne


Taymour Grahne is a London-based art dealer and curator.

He heads Taymour Grahne Projects, a nomadic exhibition program that collaborates with important contemporary artists.

About Taymour Grahne

Taymour Grahne built a reputation for discovering and championing the careers of some of the most significant contemporary artists of today. He has organised and curated over 150 exhibitions. 

He has worked with and exhibited some of the leading contemporary artists of our time, including: Francesca Mollett, Dominique Fung, Aubrey Levinthal, GaHee Park, Nadia Ayari, Maia Cruz Palileo, Amy Lincoln, Madeleine Bialke, Cara Nahaul, Hassan Hajjaj, John Dilg, Zineb Sedira, Mohamed Melehi, Anika Roach, Tidawhitney Lek, and Sikelela Owen, among many others. 

His long-standing support for artist career trajectories has seen him place works into major museum collections worldwide, including: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Guggenheim Museum, New York; The British Museum, London; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), California; Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, North Carolina; Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech; and X Museum, Beijing, among others.

Taymour has been featured extensively in the press and his exhibitions have garnered great reviews and features in leading publications, including: The New York Times, Frieze Magazine, The New Yorker, Artnet News, Artsy, Time Out, Vanity Fair, Cultured, The Guardian, Hyperallergic, Financial Times, Forbes, CNN, Artnews, Purple Diary, and The Brooklyn Rail, among others.

Taymour received an MA in Art Business from the Sotheby's Institute of Art, and prior to that graduated from Boston University with a BA in International Relations. He has spoken about the art world at various panels and talks, including at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Kingston University, Regent's University, and at the Artsy Headquarters.

About Taymour Grahne Projects

Taymour Grahne Projects is a nomadic exhibition program. From our London HQ we work with a broad group of important global contemporary artists.