Art exchange LLC
Co-founded in 1983 by Theron Kabrich and James Hartley, San Francisco Art Exchange, LLC - "The Gallery of the Popular Image" - is a leader in international fine art sales and publishing, with a global reputation as premiere purveyors of world-class pop culture imagery including paintings, illustrations and photography.
Along with being the primary gallery for the work of legendary pin-up artist Alberto Vargas, SFAE also represents original and limited edition artwork by album cover artists Roger Dean and Storm Thorgerson, painter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Ronnie Wood, the art of both John Lennon and Ringo Starr, and over 100 major photographers from music and pop culture.
SFAE has been responsible for many "firsts" in the art world including the sale of the one-of-a-kind original artwork for over a dozen iconic album covers. We have hosted several private concerts featuring GRAMMY winning musicians including Brian Wilson and Graham Nash, and speaking engagements with writers and prominent figures such as Clarence Jones, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's longtime friend, attorney and speech-writer.
We specialize in unique and rare artifacts as well as vintage pieces from the personal collections of prominent artists and individuals in the entertainment business. We feature a constantly evolving display of iconic art and photographs and boast an on-site inventory of over 3000 pieces. Stop in today!