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Symposium

Walter De Maria
Truth / Beauty

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10am–3pm
26 avenue de l’Europe, Le Bourget

To mark the final day of the exhibition Walter De Maria at Gagosian, Le Bourget, this symposium will explore the evolution of the artist’s practice, discuss how his sculpture establishes a critical relationship with its viewers, and question what this work may mean in the broader cultural world today. Speakers include Elizabeth Childress, Emanuele Coccia, Louisa Hutton, Jane McFadden, Lars Nittve, Anaël Pigeat, Matthias Sauerbruch, and Corinna Thierolf. Organized by Donatien Grau and Kara Vander Weg. To attend the free event, RSVP to rsvplebourget@gagosian.com.

Walter De Maria, Truth / Beauty, 1990–2016 (detail) © 2016 Estate of Walter De Maria. Photo: Mike Bruce

Walter De Maria, Truth / Beauty, 1990–2016 (detail) © 2016 Estate of Walter De Maria. Photo: Mike Bruce

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Top: Walter De Maria, Truth / Beauty, 1990–2016 (detail) © Estate of Walter De Maria. Bottom: Sarah Sze, Split Stone (7:34), 2018 © Sarah Sze

Public Installation

Frieze Sculpture New York

April 25–June 28, 2019
Rockefeller Center, New York
www.frieze.com

Frieze, in partnership with Tishman Speyer, is launching Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center, New York, to be held annually in conjunction with Frieze New York. Brett Littman, director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York, is curating the immersive presentation, including works by Walter De Maria and Sarah Sze.

Three of the fourteen sculptures from De Maria’s Truth / Beauty series (1990–2016), which expands upon the artist’s use of permutations of rods, polygons, and numerical sequences, will be shown indoors.

Sze’s Split Stone (7:34) (2018), a natural granite boulder divided like a geode into two halves, in each of which the artist has embedded the image of a generic sunset, captured on her iPhone, will be outdoors.

Top: Walter De Maria, Truth / Beauty, 1990–2016 (detail) © Estate of Walter De Maria. Bottom: Sarah Sze, Split Stone (7:34), 2018 © Sarah Sze

Walter De Maria, Truck Trilogy: Black Truck / Triangle, Circle, Square (2011–17) © 2017 Estate of Walter De Maria

In Conversation

Lucy Raven
Deantoni Parks

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:30pm
Dia:Chelsea, New York
www.diaart.org

Artist Lucy Raven and musician Deantoni Parks will discuss the work of Walter De Maria. To attend this event, purchase tickets at www.diaart.org.

Walter De Maria, Truck Trilogy: Black Truck / Triangle, Circle, Square (2011–17) © 2017 Estate of Walter De Maria

Walter De Maria, Truck Trilogy: Red Truck/Square, Triangle, Circle, 2011–17 © 2017 Estate of Walter De Maria

Tour

Sculpture as Road

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1pm
Dia:Beacon, New York
www.diaart.org

Through a series of embodied experiments in dialogue with works by Walter De Maria and John Chamberlain, this public tour led by Dia guide Jean-Marc Superville Sovak invites viewers to experience works in the collection through dialogue, observation, and physical discovery.

Walter De Maria, Truck Trilogy: Red Truck/Square, Triangle, Circle, 2011–17 © 2017 Estate of Walter De Maria

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