About Us

Known as "Ambassadors of the Chelsea Art World," Ambassador Dr. Alton Louis Amsterdam III and Ms. Ruthie Tucker dynamically liaise with a distinguished client base of elite private collectors and social VIPs. Amsterdam Whitney Gallery pre-eminently affords the acquisitor the extraordinary opportunity to acquire the most carefully curated, contemporary masters in the global art market.


Recognized as, “The Most Beautiful Gallery in Chelsea,” Amsterdam Whitney Gallery is strategically located in the “Heart of Chelsea” the unrivaled, influential global epicenter of the art world. 


In quest of the finest global contemporary artists, the gallery's criteria is to highlight and showcase in a curated museum-caliber ambiance. Reflecting diverse trends and mediums, the gallery is the acknowledged definitive global art resource for the informed collector. Its influential monthly exhibitions afford the private collector and demanding art professional a stimulating museum forum environment to view outstanding art and acquire the most exciting, innovative talent of the present day art world.






210 Eleventh Avenue (between 24th & 25th Street)

Chelsea- New York, NY 10001




AMSTERDAM WHITNEY International Fine Art, Inc. was established in 2002 as a premier vanguard gallery in direct response to the discerning taste and trends of the sophisticated worldwide collector, searching to discover foremost cutting edge contemporary artists who will be the trailblazer Contemporary Masters into the twenty-first century, showcasing them in a museum forum environment. Amsterdam Whitney Gallery bears the distinguished family name of Ambassador Dr. Alton Amsterdam III, which is emblematic of the highest standards of excellence, offering both artists and collectors alike the highest pedigree.


Owner, Executive Director-Curator, Ruthie Tucker, M.A., reflects 49 years of consummate art world experience and highest academic expertise, including executive positions at the Guggenheim Museum, Phillips International Auction House, elite Madison Avenue Galleries, and years as a pre-eminent New York Art Dealer.


Dedicated to being a passionate “Advocate of the Artist,” she and her co-owner husband, Ambassador Dr. Alton Louis Amsterdam III, created AMSTERDAM WHITNEY International Fine Art to be a dynamic, museum-quality environment that caters to the nurturing promotional needs of the artist, as well as to the precise aesthetic demands of the informed collector and the respected art professional.