Join us for an exclusive look at the installation and opening reception of Murakami & Abloh: “AMERICA TOO”.
Future History: Takashi Murakami and Virgil Abloh
Following their artistic collaboration in London, Takashi Murakami and Virgil Abloh, the recently appointed Louis Vuitton menswear designer, spoke with Derek Blasberg about how they met, their admiration for each other, and the power of collaboration to educate and impassion new audiences.
ART021 Shanghai 2021
November 13–14, 2021, booth C02
Shanghai Exhibition Center
Gagosian is pleased to participate in ART021 Shanghai 2021. The gallery will feature works by artists including Georg Baselitz, Dan Colen, Edmund de Waal, Roe Ethridge, Urs Fischer, Katharina Grosse, Simon Hantaï, Damien Hirst, Jia Aili, Harmony Korine, Takashi Murakami (as an individual artist and in collaboration with Virgil Abloh), Rudolf Stingel, Spencer Sweeney, and Tatiana Trouvé.
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Georg Baselitz, No, ja, 2020 © Georg Baselitz. Photo: Jochen Littkemann
Artist Plate Project 2021
Coalition for the Homeless
Launching November 16, 2021, 10am est
Limited-edition bone china plates produced by Prospect and featuring artwork by more than forty artists—including Virgil Abloh, Urs Fischer, Helen Frankenthaler, Alex Israel, Ewa Juszkiewicz, Ed Ruscha, Sarah Sze, Tom Wesselmann, Jonas Wood, and Christopher Wool—will be sold through Artware Editions to raise funds for the Coalition’s lifesaving programs. The funds raised by the sale of the plates will provide food, crisis services, housing, and other critical aid to thousands of people experiencing homelessness and instability. The purchase of one plate can feed one hundred homeless and hungry New Yorkers.
Jonas Wood, Clipping Plate, 2021 © Jonas Wood
Hong Kong Spotlight by Art Basel
November 27–30, 2020, booth S07
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Gagosian is pleased to participate in the inaugural Hong Kong Spotlight by Art Basel, the gallery’s third in-person art fair since the COVID-19 lockdown in March. Organized in conjunction with Fine Art Asia, the fair will present works from twenty-two Hong Kong–based galleries in a boutique setting. On view will be a range of thematic solo and group exhibitions, as well as films and specially curated art historical presentations.
Alex Israel, Wave, 2020 © Alex Israel
Closing this Week
“Figures of Speech”
Through January 29, 2023
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Virgil Abloh pioneered a practice that cuts across mediums and connects visual artists, musicians, graphic designers, fashion designers, and architects. This exhibition, which originated at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, offers an in-depth look at defining highlights of Abloh’s career and includes a program of cross-disciplinary offerings that mirror the artist’s range of interests. The Brooklyn Museum presentation, which includes never-before-seen objects from Abloh’s archive and a social sculpture drawing on his background in architecture, is organized by Gagosian director Antwaun Sargent.
Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”, Brooklyn Museum, New York, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. Artwork ©︎ Virgil Abloh
“Figures of Speech”
June 10–September 29, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Virgil Abloh pioneers a practice that cuts across medium and connects visual artists, musicians, graphic designers, fashion designers, and architects. This exhibition offers an in-depth look at defining highlights of Abloh’s career and includes a program of cross-disciplinary offerings that mirror the artist’s range of interests.
Virgil Abloh, Color Gradient Chairs, 2018 © Virgil Abloh