Gagosian is pleased to present a group exhibition of selected works on paper including pieces by Richard Artschwager, Cecily Brown, John Currin, Dexter Dalwood, Willem de Kooning, Ellen Gallagher, Richard Hamilton, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Mike Kelley, Richard Prince, Nancy Rubins, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Mark Tansey, Robert Therrien, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Franz West, Rachel Whiteread, Richard Wright, among others.
The Art History of Presidential Campaign Posters
Against the backdrop of the 2020 US presidential election, historian Hal Wert takes us through the artistic and political evolution of American campaign posters, from their origin in 1844 to the present. In an interview with Quarterly editor Gillian Jakab, Wert highlights an array of landmark posters and the artists who made them.
Tom Eccles and Kiki Smith on Rachel Whiteread
On the occasion of Artist Spotlight: Rachel Whiteread, curator Tom Eccles and artist Kiki Smith speak about the work of Rachel Whiteread through the lens of their personal friendships with her. They discuss her public projects from the early 1990s to the present, the relationship between drawing and sculpture in her practice, and the way her works reveal the memories embedded in familiar everyday objects.
Rachel Whiteread and Ann Gallagher
Rachel Whiteread speaks to Ann Gallagher about a new group of resin sculptures for an upcoming exhibition at Gagosian in London. They discuss the works’ emphasis on surface texture, light, and reflection.
I’ll Be Your Mirror: Allen Midgette
Raymond Foye speaks with the actor who impersonated Andy Warhol during the great Warhol lecture hoax in the late 1960s. The two also discuss Midgette’s earlier film career in Italy and the difficulty of performing in a Warhol film.
Richard Prince: Cowboy
On the occasion of the publication of Richard Prince: Cowboy, a major monograph on the artist’s preoccupation with the mythic American West, Luc Sante tracks the archetype through mass media, advertising, and the art of Richard Prince to illuminate the cowboy’s enduring appeal.
“Things Fall Apart”: Ed Ruscha’s Swiped Words
Lisa Turvey examines the range of effects conveyed by the blurred phrases in recent drawings by the artist, detailing the ways these words in motion evoke the experience of the current moment.
Works on Paper from a Distinguished Private Collection
Copresented by Acquavella Galleries, Gagosian, and Pace Gallery
August 12–20, 2020
Pace, 68 Park Place, East Hampton, New York
Extended through April 3, 2021
December 3, 2020–April 3, 2021