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Archetypes and Icons

June 24–July 17, 2008
Beverly Hills

Installation view Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Installation view

Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Installation view Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Installation view

Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Installation view Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Installation view

Photo: Douglas M. Parker Studio

Works Exhibited

Richard Avedon, Andy Warhol and Members of the Factory, 1969/75 Gelatin silver print, 8 × 30 inches (20.3 × 76.2 cm)© The Richard Avedon Foundation

Richard Avedon, Andy Warhol and Members of the Factory, 1969/75

Gelatin silver print, 8 × 30 inches (20.3 × 76.2 cm)
© The Richard Avedon Foundation

François-Marie Banier, Louise, Bourgeois, New York, April 2001, 2003 B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

François-Marie Banier, Louise, Bourgeois, New York, April 2001, 2003

B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

François-Marie Banier, Samuel Beckett, Paris, septembre 1989, 2006 B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

François-Marie Banier, Samuel Beckett, Paris, septembre 1989, 2006

B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

François-Marie Banier, Andy Warhol, Paris, décembre 1981, 2006 B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

François-Marie Banier, Andy Warhol, Paris, décembre 1981, 2006

B & W photograph, 15 11/16 × 11 13/16 inches (40 × 30 cm), edition of 7

Chris Burden, Big Pointy #1, 2006 Polaroid print on paper, 35 × 23 inches (88.9 × 58.4 cm)

Chris Burden, Big Pointy #1, 2006

Polaroid print on paper, 35 × 23 inches (88.9 × 58.4 cm)

Todd Eberle, Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Monument, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, April 28, 2005 Chromogenic print, 60 × 50 inches (152.4 × 127 cm), edition of 3© Todd Eberle

Todd Eberle, Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Monument, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, April 28, 2005

Chromogenic print, 60 × 50 inches (152.4 × 127 cm), edition of 3
© Todd Eberle

Todd Eberle, Robert Smithson's "Spiral Jetty," Great Salt Lake, Utah, April 11, 2005 Chromogenic print, 50 × 60 inches (127 × 152.4 cm), edition of 3© Todd Eberle

Todd Eberle, Robert Smithson's "Spiral Jetty," Great Salt Lake, Utah, April 11, 2005

Chromogenic print, 50 × 60 inches (127 × 152.4 cm), edition of 3
© Todd Eberle

Douglas Gordon, Self-Portrait of You + Me (The Beatles), 2007 Smoke and mirror, 20 ⅞ × 24 ⅞ inches (53 × 63.2 cm)

Douglas Gordon, Self-Portrait of You + Me (The Beatles), 2007

Smoke and mirror, 20 ⅞ × 24 ⅞ inches (53 × 63.2 cm)

Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, 1978 B & W photograph, 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (38.7 × 38.7 cm)

Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, 1978

B & W photograph, 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (38.7 × 38.7 cm)

Robert Mapplethorpe, Philip Johnson, 1978 B & W photograph, 14 × 14 inches (35.6 × 35.6 cm)

Robert Mapplethorpe, Philip Johnson, 1978

B & W photograph, 14 × 14 inches (35.6 × 35.6 cm)

Hans Namuth, J. Pollock with His Work No. 22, 1951, 1951 B & W photograph, 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm), edition of 90

Hans Namuth, J. Pollock with His Work No. 22, 1951, 1951

B & W photograph, 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm), edition of 90

Richard Prince, Live Free or Die 3, 1987 Ektacolor print, 86 × 47 inches (218.4 × 119.4 cm), edition of 2

Richard Prince, Live Free or Die 3, 1987

Ektacolor print, 86 × 47 inches (218.4 × 119.4 cm), edition of 2

Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1999 Ektacolor print, 23 ½ × 19 ½ inches (59.7 × 49.5 cm), edition of 2

Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1999

Ektacolor print, 23 ½ × 19 ½ inches (59.7 × 49.5 cm), edition of 2

Ed Ruscha, Manhattan as Seen from Staten Island Ferry, 1961/97 Gelatin silver print, Paper: 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)

Ed Ruscha, Manhattan as Seen from Staten Island Ferry, 1961/97

Gelatin silver print, Paper: 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)

Ed Ruscha, Venice, Italy from the Air, 1961/2003 Gelatin silver print, Image: 10 × 10 inches (25.4 × 25.4 cm), edition of 8

Ed Ruscha, Venice, Italy from the Air, 1961/2003

Gelatin silver print, Image: 10 × 10 inches (25.4 × 25.4 cm), edition of 8

Taryn Simon, Fatah Headquarters, 2005 Chromogenic print, 48 × 60 inches (121.9 × 152.4 cm), edition of 7

Taryn Simon, Fatah Headquarters, 2005

Chromogenic print, 48 × 60 inches (121.9 × 152.4 cm), edition of 7

Taryn Simon, The Separation Wall, 2005 Chromogenic print, 48 × 60 inches (121.9 × 152.4 cm), edition of 7

Taryn Simon, The Separation Wall, 2005

Chromogenic print, 48 × 60 inches (121.9 × 152.4 cm), edition of 7

Alec Soth, Danielle, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2004 Chromogenic print, 20 × 16 inches (50.8 × 40.6 cm), edition of 10

Alec Soth, Danielle, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2004

Chromogenic print, 20 × 16 inches (50.8 × 40.6 cm), edition of 10

Alec Soth, Michael, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2004 Chromogenic print, 20 × 16 inches (50.8 × 40.6 cm), edition of 10

Alec Soth, Michael, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2004

Chromogenic print, 20 × 16 inches (50.8 × 40.6 cm), edition of 10

Andy Warhol, Empire State Building, 1982 Gelatin silver print, 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)

Andy Warhol, Empire State Building, 1982

Gelatin silver print, 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)

About

Gagosian is pleased to present Archetypes and Icons, a group exhibition of photographs by Richard Avedon, François-Marie Banier, Chris Burden, Todd Eberle, Douglas Gordon, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Hans Namuth, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, Taryn Simon, Alec Soth, and Andy Warhol.

The diverse body of works includes Richard Prince’s Untitled (Cowboy) (1999), Todd Eberle’s Robert Smithson’s “Spiral Jetty,” Great Salt Lake, Utah, April 11, 2005 (2005), and Taryn Simon’s Fatah Headquarters (2005). All are images of people, places, and things that refer to the icons and archetypes that shape our cultural realities.