Red Gate Gallery was founded in 1991 by Australian, Brian Wallace, who first traveled to China in 1984. It is a beautiful art space showcasing highly recommended work of art. Wallace established Red Gate Gallery in the Ming Dynasty Watchtower at Dongbianmen. The unusual location atop the ancient walls gives it a traditional feel. The inaugural exhibition of July 1991 showcased the works of Zhang Yajie, Dagong, Wang Lifeng and Wang Luyan. In the last two decades, Red Gate Gallery has been at the epitome of representing contemporary art in Beijing with its chic artistic expression which are modern yet have a traditional touch.