Gagosian, in collaboration with Gisèle Croës Gallery, Brussels, is pleased to present Treasures from the Chinese Past on the occasion of Asia Week New York. The exhibition will feature treasures from Ancient China that have been selected for the five-day event, including a selection of some forty outstanding bronzes, considered the signature pieces of Gisèle Croës Gallery.
The highlight of the exhibition is a you wine vessel from the Western Zhou period (1050–221 BC), which features an eight-character inscription on the bottom. The provenance of this you is remarkably documented, as its successive owners are well-known figures including Pan Zuyin, a high-ranking Mandarin; C.T. Loo, a famous early twentieth-century dealer; and Edward T. Chow, a legendary collector-dealer of the postwar years, whose famous clients included King Gustav of Sweden.
Other spectacular pieces include a jue vessel from the 12–11th centuries BC, boasting a prestigious provenance going back to 1948, a monumental bronze jian from the Spring–Autumn period (770–481 BC), and a spectacular animal-shaped zun vessel from the Late Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 BC).
Beautiful pieces of Buddhist statuary will also be on view, including a breathtaking Northern Qi head (550–577 AD), a monumental stone head of Avalokitesvara from the Northern Qi dynasty (550–577 AD) to Sui dynasty (581–618 AD), and a sculpture from the Song dynasty (960–1279 AD) representing Guanyin. Scholar’s rocks and a remarkable ensemble of rootwood furniture with striking extravagant shapes from the eighteenth century are among additional treasures found in the exhibition.
As a visual counterpoint to the ancient objects offered by Gisèle Croës, Gagosian will present drawings by Richard Serra, and two lacquer works, including an Anish Kapoor sculpture and Roy Lichtenstein’s Screen with Brushstrokes (1986).
The Art of Perception: Richard Serra’s Films
For eleven years, from 1968 to 1979, Richard Serra created a collection of films and videos that felt out the uncharted phenomenological boundaries of the medium. Carlos Valladares explores a selection of these works.
Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2019
The Fall 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a detail from Sinking (2019) by Nathaniel Mary Quinn on its cover.
Intimate Grandeur: Glenstone Museum
Paul Goldberger tracks the evolution of Mitchell and Emily Rales’s Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland. Set amid 230 acres of pristine landscape and housing a world-class collection of modern and contemporary art, this graceful complex of pavilions, designed by architects Thomas Phifer and Partners, opened to the public in the fall of 2018.
Visions of the Self: Jenny Saville on Rembrandt
Jenny Saville reveals the process behind her new self-portrait, painted in response to Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles.
Roy Lichtenstein: 1961 to 1965
Gillian Pistell examines Roy Lichtenstein’s aesthetic developments in the years 1961 to 1965.
Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2018
The Winter 2018 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available. Our cover this issue comes from High Times, a new body of work by Richard Prince.
January 23–March 14, 2020
Britannia Street, London
Extended through January 11, 2020
September 17, 2019–January 11, 2020
West 24th Street, New York
September 17, 2019–February 1, 2020
West 21st Street, New York
Triptychs and Diptychs
September 16–November 2, 2019
980 Madison Avenue, New York