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The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery is one of the longest running photography exhibitions in New York City, commencing July 15, 2006, at 13 Crosby Street and currently on view at 64 Grand Street.

The Wild Horses of Sable Island® Gallery celebrates twenty years of exploration by photographer Roberto Dutesco. Thanks to the international exposure the photographs have brought to the island and its unique inhabitants, Sable Island is now Canada’s 43rd National Park and the horses have official protection. Because the new laws require that any visitor must stay 65 feet away from the horses, Dutesco’s photographs, many of which are unreleased, may very well be the last to capture these truly wild creatures in such an intimate way.

Once integral to humanity’s age of discovery, the ancestors of Sable’s horses were largely brought to the island by hundreds of shipwrecks. The possible origins and genetic history of these horses remain an open subject. Through serendipity, they have been returned to nature and are the sole terrestrial mammals on this thin sliver of sand 200 miles off the coast of Nova Scotia, where they have thrived for centuries, unafraid and unaware of man. Since 1994, Dutesco has traveled to Sable and documented the horses and the island, both ever changing and enchanting in their unique tales, on nine separate occasions. The photos have been featured in solo and group exhibitions internationally and are on permanent
exhibition in Soho, New York, at the Wild Horses of Sable Island® Gallery, which was named one of the top 50 NYC destinations by Art Architecture Design. In addition, the award-winning feature film, Chasing Wild Horses, has been shown in 30 countries to over 30 million viewers.

Charity is a fundamental part of the gallery’s mandate. In 2008, in partnership with the Happy Hearts Fund, the gallery opened a kindergarten in Indonesia with murals of the wild horses painted on the building’s façade. Over the last ten years, Dutesco has donated a considerable number of pieces to help raise over one million dollars toward hundreds of
charities. Notably, the gallery has contributed directly to Zoe Lucas’s Green Horse Society, whose mission is to preserve Sable Island and its band of wild horses.


The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery

64 Grand St. New York, NY 10013
The Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery is one of the longest running photography exhibitions in New York City ...

Dayspring Art Gallery - Korea

The Wild Horses of Sable Island installation: photograph installation and exhibition at the Dayspring Art Gallery - Korea.

Museum at Prairiefire, American Museum & Natural History Exhibition

The Wild Horses of Sable Island installation: photograph installation and exhibition for the Museum at Prairiefire, American Museum & Natural History Exhibition, Overland Park, Kansas.

The Wild Horses of Sable Island Book - teNeues Publication

The long-awaited worldwide edition of The Wild Horses of Sable Island, presenting 20 years of iconic photography, is exclusively available through the gallery. Individually signed and uniquely inscribed by Roberto Dutesco.

Limited Edition Book

Available for purchase. After sixteen years documenting the Wild Horses of Sable Island, Dutesco Art Publishing is proud to present this stunning collection of extraordinary photographs, some never before seen in print. ...

Sable Island

A fragile sliver of sand more than one hundred miles off the coast of Nova Scotia is sending the world a message. This tiny, windswept island sits at the center of what is known as “the Graveyard of the Atlantic,” ....

Roberto Dutesco

Roberto Dutesco has been revealing the beauty of nature and the human spirit through his photography for more than three decades. He first learned of Sable Island and its wild horses in 1994 and made his first trip to the island ...

Unique, Annotated Photographs

Any of Dutesco's photographs can either be simply signed or annotated by the artist creating a unique piece. Common themes in Dutesco's annotations include: Sable Island journal entries, astrology, nautical inspired drawings, maps and geographical information.

Year of the Horse - Limited Edition

Coinciding with 20 years of photographic documentation on Sable Island, we bring you eight of Roberto's favorite images in a limited series of pigment prints on Baryta paper. Individually signed, dated and numbered uniquely, marked with 8 stamps plus one, indicating the Chinese character for Ma-Horse.
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Jiva Hill Exhibition in Le Hangar

Crozet, France 11/13/12 - 11/13/15

Equestrio Magazine

Interview in Equestrio Magazine - Spring 2014

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

Halifax, Nova Scotia 6/6/14 - 10/13/14
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All Dutesco’s photography comes from the old ways of camera, negative, development and printing techniques. New technologies, such as chromogenic printing, are incorporated in his work, however the original is always a negative that has been scanned to accommodate special printing techniques, such as metallic prints, platinum prints or oversize prints not available in silver gelatin printing.