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An Exhibition for Notre-Dame

June 11–July 27, 2019
rue de Ponthieu, Paris

Installation view Artwork, left to right: © Jia Aili Studio; © Michael Heizer; © 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved; © Roe Ethridge; © Cindy Sherman; © Sterling Ruby. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view

Artwork, left to right: © Jia Aili Studio; © Michael Heizer; © 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved; © Roe Ethridge; © Cindy Sherman; © Sterling Ruby. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view Artwork, left to right: © Blair Thurman © Cindy Sherman; © Sterling Ruby. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view

Artwork, left to right: © Blair Thurman © Cindy Sherman; © Sterling Ruby. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view Artwork, left to right: © Edmund de Waal; © Michael Heizer; © 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved; ©︎ Roe Ethridge. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view

Artwork, left to right: © Edmund de Waal; © Michael Heizer; © 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved; ©︎ Roe Ethridge. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view Artwork, left to right: © Blair Thurman; © Alberto Di Fabio; © Setsuko Klossowska de Rola. Photo: Charles Duprat

Installation view

Artwork, left to right: © Blair Thurman; © Alberto Di Fabio; © Setsuko Klossowska de Rola. Photo: Charles Duprat

Works Exhibited

John Currin, Untitled, 1995 Watercolor on paper, 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)© John Currin

John Currin, Untitled, 1995

Watercolor on paper, 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
© John Currin

Y.Z. Kami, White Dome VI, 2012–13 Dye and acrylic on linen, 30 × 33 inches (76.2 × 83.8 cm)© Y.Z. Kami

Y.Z. Kami, White Dome VI, 2012–13

Dye and acrylic on linen, 30 × 33 inches (76.2 × 83.8 cm)
© Y.Z. Kami

Takashi Murakami, To be titled, 2019 Acrylic and platinum leaf on canvas mounted on aluminum frame, 16 ½ × 13 ¼ inches (41.7 × 33.5 cm)© 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved

Takashi Murakami, To be titled, 2019

Acrylic and platinum leaf on canvas mounted on aluminum frame, 16 ½ × 13 ¼ inches (41.7 × 33.5 cm)
© 2019 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved

Sterling Ruby, CLUB (6700), 2018 Ceramic, 34 ¾ × 7 ⅜ × 2 ¼ inches (88.3 × 18.7 × 5.7 cm)© Sterling Ruby. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer

Sterling Ruby, CLUB (6700), 2018

Ceramic, 34 ¾ × 7 ⅜ × 2 ¼ inches (88.3 × 18.7 × 5.7 cm)
© Sterling Ruby. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer

Patti Smith, Joan the Soldier, Notre Dame, 2010 Gelatin silver print, 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm), editions 1/10 and 2/10© Patti Smith

Patti Smith, Joan the Soldier, Notre Dame, 2010

Gelatin silver print, 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm), editions 1/10 and 2/10
© Patti Smith

Blair Thurman, Creamy Tomato, 2017 Acrylic on canvas on wood, 59 ⅝ × 34 ⅞ × 1 ½ inches (151.4 × 88.6 × 3.8 cm)© Blair Thurman

Blair Thurman, Creamy Tomato, 2017

Acrylic on canvas on wood, 59 ⅝ × 34 ⅞ × 1 ½ inches (151.4 × 88.6 × 3.8 cm)
© Blair Thurman

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Notre-Dame), 2019 Punched holes on postcard, in 2 parts, framed: 15 × 11 ⅝ × 1 ⅝ inches (38 × 29.5 × 4 cm)© Rachel Whiteread. Photo: Thomas Lannes

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Notre-Dame), 2019

Punched holes on postcard, in 2 parts, framed: 15 × 11 ⅝ × 1 ⅝ inches (38 × 29.5 × 4 cm)
© Rachel Whiteread. Photo: Thomas Lannes

About

Notre-Dame is one of the most widely recognized symbols of the city of Paris and the French nation. I wish to contribute to the reconstruction of this iconic monument after watching, with devastation, as it was engulfed in flames.
—Larry Gagosian

Gagosian is pleased to announce an exhibition in honor of the reconstruction of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. In the spirit of the gallery’s ongoing commitment to artists and the arts, proceeds will be directed to support the renovation and restoration of the medieval cathedral—an icon for the city of Paris and its people, the French nation, and the world.

The exhibition will include generous donations by many gallery artists, including Balthus, Georg Baselitz, John Currin, Edmund de Waal, Alberto Di Fabio, Roe Ethridge, Urs Fischer, Theaster Gates, Frank Gehry, Katharina Grosse, Andreas Gursky, Michael Heizer, Thomas Houseago, Jia Aili, Y.Z. Kami, Takashi Murakami, Marc Newson, Giuseppe Penone, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Richard Serra, Setsuko, Cindy Sherman, Taryn Simon, Patti Smith, Blair Thurman, and Rachel Whiteread, some of whom have created work specially for this exhibition.

All proceeds from this exhibition will be donated via the Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris and its affiliated French entity La Fondation Notre Dame.

For their generous support of this project and their contribution of time and resources, Gagosian wishes to thank Michel Picaud, President of Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris; the shipping companies Brandl, Chenue, Dietl, Helutrans, Hasenkamp, Kortmann, Martinspeed, Möbel-Transport AG, MTEC, and Yamato; Michael Cahn of Cahn Wilson law firm; the set designer Cécile Degos; and the design company Astier de Villatte, for its donation.

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For inquiries regarding available works, please contact notredame@gagosian.com.

La cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris est l’un des symboles les plus emblématiques de Paris et de la France. Je souhaite contribuer à la reconstruction de ce monument iconique après avoir assisté avec effroi à l’incendie qui l’a dévasté.
—Larry Gagosian

Gagosian est heureuse d’annoncer une exposition en l’honneur de la reconstruction de la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Perpétuant l’engagement continu de la galerie en faveur des artistes et des arts, les bénéfices de cette exposition seront reversés en soutien à la rénovation et à la restauration de la cathédrale médiévale ; une icône pour la ville et ses citoyens, la France et le monde.

L’exposition comprend de généreuses donations de nombreux artistes de la galerie parmi lesquels Balthus, Georg Baselitz, John Currin, Edmund de Waal, Roe Ethridge, Urs Fischer, Theaster Gates, Frank Gehry, Katharina Grosse, Andreas Gursky, Michael Heizer, Thomas Houseago, Jia Aili, Y.Z. Kami, Takashi Murakami, Marc Newson, Giuseppe Penone, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Richard Serra, Setsuko, Cindy Sherman, Taryn Simon, Patti Smith, Blair Thurman, et Rachel Whiteread. Certains d’entre eux ont spécialement créé des œuvres pour cette exposition. Tous les bénéfices de l’exposition seront reversés aux Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris et à son entité française, La Fondation Notre-Dame.

Gagosian souhaite remercier pour leur généreux soutien et leur contribution Michel Picaud, président des Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris ; les compagnies de transport Brandl, Chenue, Dietl, Helutrans, Hasenkamp, Kortmann, Martinspeed, Möbel-Transport AG, MTEC, et Yamato ; Michael Cahn du cabinet Cahn Wilson ; la scénographe Cécile Degos ; et la maison Astier de Villatte pour sa donation.

Pour toute demande sur les oeuvres disponibles, merci de contacter notredame@gagosian.com.

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (Notre-Dame), 2019.

For Notre-Dame

An exhibition at Gagosian, Paris, is raising funds to aid in the reconstruction of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris following the devastating fire of April 2019. Gagosian directors Serena Cattaneo Adorno and Jean-Olivier Després spoke to Jennifer Knox White about the generous response of artists and others, and what the restoration of this iconic structure means across the world.

Damien Hirst's Reclining Woman on the cover of Gagosian Quarterly, Fall 2021

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Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Damien Hirst’s Reclining Woman (2011) on its cover.

Installation view of Urs Fischer’s Untitled (2011) in the exhibition Ouverture, Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, Paris, 2021. Artwork © Urs Fischer, courtesy Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection © Tadao Ando Architect & Associates, Niney et Marca Architectes, Agence Pierre-Antoine Gatier. Photo: Stefan Altenburger

Bourse de Commerce

William Middleton traces the development of the new institution, examining the collaboration between the collector François Pinault and the architect Tadao Ando in revitalizing the historic space. Middleton also speaks with artists Tatiana Trouvé and Albert Oehlen about Pinault’s passion as a collector, and with the Bouroullec brothers, who created design features for the interiors and exteriors of the museum.

John Currin, Memorial, 2020 (detail), oil on canvas, 62 × 40 inches (157.5 × 101.6 cm)

John Currin: Monuments to Lust

Natasha Stagg reports on a trip to John Currin’s New York studio.

Thomas Houseago, 2021. Photo: Amanda Demme

Thomas Houseago: Encountering Rodin

Thomas Houseago and Amélie Simier, director of the Musée Rodin, Paris, talk with Gagosian director Richard Calvocoressi about contemporary sculpture and its foundation in the radical forms of Auguste Rodin.

Andreas Gursky, Jonathan Ive, 2019, fine art print mounted on dibond, 64 1/2 × 50 ⅝ inches (163.7 × 128.5 cm). National Portrait Gallery, London, commissioned; made possible by the Outset Commission, supported by Scott Collins in partnership with Outset Contemporary Art Fund, 2019 © Andreas Gursky/VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn

Ive by Gursky: A Meeting of Minds

By exploring the conventions of past portraits of industrial designers and architects, Maria Morris Hambourg unpacks Andreas Gursky’s ingenious recent portrait of Apple designer Jony Ive to reveal its layered meanings.

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Édouard Baldus, Notre-Dame (façade), c. 1860s, albumen silver print from glass negative, 10 ⅞ × 8 ⅜ inches (27.6 × 21.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Gagosian Exhibition to Benefit Reconstruction of Notre-Dame

Notre-Dame is one of the most widely recognized symbols of the city of Paris and the French nation. I wish to contribute to the reconstruction of this iconic cathedral after watching, with devastation, as it was engulfed in flames. Gagosian will mount an exhibition at the Paris gallery in June to support the rebuilding of this irreplaceable historical monument. 
—Larry Gagosian

Gagosian is pleased to announce an exhibition to benefit the reconstruction of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

The exhibition will include works by both modern and contemporary artists. In the spirit of the gallery’s ongoing commitment to artists and the arts, all proceeds will be directed to supporting the renovation and restoration of the medieval cathedral, an icon for the city and its people, France, and the world.

Édouard Baldus, Notre-Dame (façade), c. 1860s, albumen silver print from glass negative, 10 ⅞ × 8 ⅜ inches (27.6 × 21.1 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York