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Book Launch

Visions of the Self
Rembrandt and Now

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 6:30–8:30pm
Kenwood House, London

In the interest of public health, this event has been postponed until further notice.

Gagosian is pleased to host a drinks reception to celebrate the release of Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now, published on the occasion of the recent eponymous exhibition at Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London. Organized in partnership with English Heritage, the exhibition places Rembrandt’s masterpiece Self-Portrait with Two Circles (c. 1665) in dialogue with self-portraits by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, and Pablo Picasso, as well as leading contemporary artists such as Georg Baselitz, Glenn Brown, Urs Fischer, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Giuseppe Penone, Richard Prince, Jenny Saville, Cindy Sherman, and Rudolf Stingel, among others. The catalogue includes an introduction by Wendy Monkhouse, senior curator at English Heritage, and a text by art historian David Freedberg. To attend the free event, RSVP to Space is limited.

Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now (London: Gagosian, 2020)

Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now (London: Gagosian, 2020)

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait with Two Circles, c. 1665, English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London). Photo: Historic England Photo Library


Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now
In partnership with English Heritage

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6pm
Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London

Gagosian director and art historian Richard Calvocoressi will lead a tour of the exhibition Visions of the Self: Rembrandt and Now at Gagosian, Grosvenor Hill, London. Calvocoressi will take a look at postwar and contemporary masters of self-representation, anchoring the conversation to an important Rembrandt masterpiece included in the exhibition, Self-Portrait with Two Circles (c. 1665). The event has reached capacity. To join the wait list, contact

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait with Two Circles, c. 1665, English Heritage, The Iveagh Bequest (Kenwood, London). Photo: Historic England Photo Library

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Nan Goldin is taking over the Gagosian Shop in London’s Burlington Arcade, offering visitors an opportunity to explore her practice in depth. The basement floor will be transformed into a reading room of books chosen by Goldin, with publications on artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Larry Clark, Andy Warhol, and David Wojnarowicz, and fiction, essays, and memoirs by writers including Toni Morrison, Darryl Pinckney, Lucy Sante, and Sarah Schulman. A wide selection of publications on Goldin are available on the ground floor, including both new and out-of-print exhibition catalogues, monographs, and artist’s books. Also on display are in-progress layouts from Heartbeat, a forthcoming nine-volume catalogue raisonné of Goldin’s photographs published by Steidl. Over the course of the takeover, different pages from this comprehensive publication project will be displayed, revealing Goldin’s notes and markups over the course of its development.

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Nan Goldin, Self-portrait with eyes turned inward, Boston, 1989 © Nan Goldin

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Sky High Farm, Columbia County, New York. Photo: Ryan McGinley

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