Opening reception: Tuesday, December 4, 5–8pm
December 5–9, 2018
Moore Building, Miami
On the occasion of Art Basel Miami Beach 2018, Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch are pleased to present Pop Minimalism | Minimalist Pop, their fourth collaboration at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District. This group exhibition explores the intersections and legacies of two major American art movements of the 1960s—Pop art and Minimalism—and the ways in which features of Minimalism have been incorporated into a variety of contemporary art practices. While these two art movements are typically seen to represent opposing artistic responses to the legacy of Abstract Expressionism, the work in Pop Minimalism | Minimalist Pop highlights points of common conceptual approaches and mutual exchange. Work by Jeff Koons, Adam McEwen, Sarah Morris, and Richard Prince is included.
Roy Lichtenstein, Entablature #4, 1971 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
Pat Steir: Artist
A Film by Veronica Gonzalez Peña
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6pm
MACRO–Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
Join Gagosian for a screening of Pat Steir: Artist, on the occasion of the artist’s exhibition at Gagosian, Rome, on view through May 31. This intimate, revelatory documentary directed by novelist and filmmaker Veronica Gonzalez Peña offers special insight into Steir’s life and career, which spans more than five decades. The film will be introduced by writer and critic Ida Panicelli, a longtime friend of Steir’s who curated her 2003 exhibition D’acqua e d’aria (Water and Air) at the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome. To attend the event, register at eventbrite.org.
Still from Pat Steir: Artist (2020), directed by Veronica Gonzalez Peña
Alexandria Smith Selects
May 20–June 2, 2022
Metrograph, New York
Alexandria Smith has curated a selection of films that have influenced her practice for many years, as part of a series copresented by Gagosian and Metrograph in the theater and online. The program will feature cinema exploring themes of loneliness through the prism of the fantastical; notions of family through spirituality; and the deconstruction of narrative through the disruption and manipulation of time.
Still from Daughters of the Dust (1991), directed by Julie Dash
April 5–May 28, 2022
Gagosian, rue de Ponthieu, Paris
Gagosian, Paris, is pleased to present a selection of paintings by Simon Hantaï (1922–2008). In anticipation of his forthcoming retrospective at Fondation Louis Vuitton, curated by Anne Baldassari and opening on May 18, 2022, these works will be installed on the ground floor of the gallery at 4 rue de Ponthieu. The grouping, which is dominated by bold, vibrant colors evocative of spring blossoms, features several paintings made by Hantaï using variations on his iconic pliage (folding) technique.
Installation view, Simon Hantaï: Accrochage, Gagosian, rue de Ponthieu, Paris, April 5–May 28, 2022. Artwork © Archives Simon Hantaï/ADAGP, Paris
Louise Bonnet and Dodie Bellamy
Poet and novelist Dodie Bellamy visits the artist Louise Bonnet at her Los Angeles studio as she prepares for an exhibition of new works in Hong Kong and the inclusion of one of her paintings in the 59th Biennale di Venezia. The two discuss the power of horror, the intensity of memory, and their creative processes.
Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2022
The Summer 2022 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, with two different covers—featuring Takashi Murakami’s 108 Bonnō MURAKAMI.FLOWERS (2022) and Andreas Gursky’s V & R II (2022).
Receptacles of Memory
Lara Mashayekh speaks with artist Albert Chong and scholar Marci Kwon about the role of the archive and mysticism, their lived experiences as professionals in the art world, and their forthcoming endeavors.
Urs Fischer: Lovers
The exhibition Urs Fischer: Lovers at Museo Jumex, Mexico City, brings together works from international public and private collections as well as from the artist’s own archive, alongside new pieces made especially for the exhibition. To mark this momentous twenty-year survey, the artist sits down with the exhibition’s curator, Francesco Bonami, to discuss the installation.
Takashi Murakami and RTFKT: An Arrow through History
Bridging the digital and the physical realms, the three-part presentation of paintings and sculptures that make up Takashi Murakami: An Arrow through History at Gagosian, New York, builds on the ongoing collaboration between the artist and RTFKT Studios. Here, Murakami and the RTFKT team explain the collaborative process, the necessity of cognitive revolution, the metaverse, and the future of art to the Quarterly’s Wyatt Allgeier.
Artist to Artist: Pat Steir and Sarah Sze
On the occasion of her exhibition of recent paintings, presented at Gagosian in Rome, Pat Steir met with fellow artist Sarah Sze for a wide-ranging discussion—from shared inspirations and influences to the role of chance, contingency, place, and time in painting.
On the occasion of an exhibition at Gagosian, New York, from May 5 to June 18, 2022, Max Dax met with Andreas Gursky to speak with the photographer about his new work. Here, they discuss the consequences of the pandemic on certain works, the roles of techno music and art history in Gursky’s art process, and the necessary balance of beauty and honesty in the contemporary.
The artist speaks with author Nalo Hopkinson about what it means to depict the body, the struggles to embark on new projects, and the contours of space and place in the creation of fiction and art.
Mary Weatherford: The Flaying of Marsyas
Coinciding with the 59th Venice Biennale, an exhibition at the Museo di Palazzo Grimani in Venice presents new paintings by Mary Weatherford inspired by Titian’s The Flaying of Marsyas (1570–76). Francine Prose traces the development of these works.
Simon Hantaï: Les blancs de la couleur, la couleur du blanc
Anne Baldassari reflects on the art historical influences and radical breaks reflected in the artist’s work with color.
Robert Mapplethorpe’s Jewelry: Gaia Repossi and Michael Ward Stout
As part of an ongoing collaboration, Gaia Repossi, creative director for the Paris jewelry house Repossi, has created a collection of pieces inspired by Robert Mapplethorpe’s art practice and jewelry. Speaking with Michael Ward Stout, president of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, and the Quarterly’s Wyatt Allgeier, Repossi recounts the origins of this project and details her deep admiration for the artist’s precision and eye for composition.
Tetsuya Ishida’s Testimony
Edward M. Gómez writes on the Japanese artist’s singular aesthetic, describing him as an astute observer of the culture of his time.