Thank You Health Workers Poster
Michael Craig-Martin has created a poster for people to customize and share to show support for health workers around the world. Originally conceived for the BBC Arts’s Culture in Quarantine program to thank National Health Service workers in the United Kingdom, the artist decided to make this international version to thank frontline health care workers around the world. The printable poster template can be downloaded, customized, and shared in windows or digitally.
Post your finished design on Instagram using #GagosianChallenge by May 11. Craig-Martin will be selecting his favorites to repost on Gagosian’s Instagram.
Michael Craig-Martin’s poster thanking health workers around the world, 2020
Michael Craig-Martin’s Fountain Pen (2019) has been installed outside the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, England. The sculpture is a vivid magenta in color and balances strikingly on the single point of the pen’s nib. Commissioned by the Blavatnik School of Government to celebrate the university’s Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, the work alludes to the research and learning carried out in Oxford, as well as to the signing of important documents.
Michael Craig-Martin with his sculpture Fountain Pen (2019), Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, England. Artwork © Michael Craig-Martin. Photo: Matt Alexander/PA Wire
June 14–August 31, 2021
Taikoo Park, Hong Kong
Michael Craig-Martin’s powder-coated steel sculptures depicting everyday objects are on display at Taikoo Park, Hong Kong. The forms have an instant sensory, intellectual, and emotional impact, evoking the tangible experiences of daily life while speaking to the symbolic potency the represented objects hold. This installation, organized by Swire Properties, celebrates the company’s commitment to art and culture.
Michael Craig-Martin’s installation at Taikoo Park, Hong Kong, 2021. Artwork © Michael Craig-Martin. Photo: courtesy Taikoo Place and Swire Properties
May 19–June 9, 2021
Pacific Place, Hong Kong
Michael Craig-Martin’s powder-coated steel sculptures and his brightly colored flags depicting everyday objects are on display at Pacific Place, Hong Kong. The forms have an instant sensory, intellectual, and emotional impact; evoking the tangible experiences of day-to-day life while speaking to the symbolic potency the represented objects hold. This installation is part of Swire Properties Arts Month, in partnership with Art Basel Hong Kong, and celebrates the company’s commitment to art and culture.
Michael Craig-Martin’s installation at Pacific Place, Hong Kong, 2021. Artwork © Michael Craig-Martin
Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2023
The Winter 2023 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Pablo Picasso’s Le miroir (1932) on its cover.
Larry Gagosian celebrates the unmatched life and legacy of Brice Marden.
Georg Baselitz and Richard Calvocoressi
In conjunction with the exhibition The Painter in His Bed, at Gagosian, New York, Georg Baselitz and Richard Calvocoressi discuss the motif of the stag in the artist’s newest paintings.
Officine Générale: Pierre Mahéo
In October 2023, Officine Générale, the Paris-based brand of elegantly crafted, understated menswear and womenswear, opened its newest store on Madison Avenue in New York. Pierre Mahéo, the brand’s founder and creative director, met with the Quarterly’s Wyatt Allgeier at this location to discuss the evolution and consistency of his process, the influence of modernists like Charlotte Perriand, and what’s next for the brand.
Jerome Rothenberg and Charles Bernstein
Gagosian and Beyond Baroque Literary | Arts Center hosted a conversation between poets Jerome Rothenberg and Charles Bernstein inside Anselm Kiefer’s exhibition Exodus at Gagosian at Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles. Rothenberg and Bernstein explored some of the themes that occupy Kiefer—Jewish mysticism, the poetry of Paul Celan, and the formulation of a global poetics in response to the Holocaust—in a discussion and readings of their poetry.
Lee Miller and Friends
The American Surrealist photographer Lee Miller is the subject of the exhibition Seeing Is Believing at Gagosian, New York. Here we present a conversation on the stewardship of Miller’s legacy, her photography and writing from the frontlines of war to the pages of Vogue, and the intertwined lives of her friends, lovers, and the many artists she knew.
A Foreigner Called Picasso
Cocurator of the exhibition A Foreigner Called Picasso, at Gagosian, New York, Annie Cohen-Solal writes about the genesis of the project, her commitment to the figure of the outsider, and Picasso’s enduring relevance to matters geopolitical and sociological.
This Is Hardcore: Pulp, and the Making of an Image
This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of This Is Hardcore, the sixth album by the band Pulp. A new book by Paul Burgess and Louise Colbourne celebrates the occasion by bringing together behind-the-scenes imagery and anecdotes from the creation of the album and its music videos. Author Young Kim reflects on the album’s impact, both musical and visual, on the late ’90s and speaks with the primary collaborators—Pulp lead singer Jarvis Cocker, art director Peter Saville, and artist John Currin—behind the iconic imagery.
The Road Opens: In Conversation with Okwui Okpokwasili
Multidisciplinary artist Okwui Okpokwasili’s new work adaku, part 1: the road opens is a continuation of her efforts to bring West African forms of dance, poetry, song, and theater into a contemporary framework. Catching up with Okpokwasili after the work’s premiere in Los Angeles this past spring, Rennie McDougall traces adaku’s artistic lineages ahead of its New York debut in the fall.
A Horse, of Course
Alix Browne considers the enduring presence of horses in the contemporary imagination.
Kiss Me, Stupid
Carlos Valladares mines the history of the romantic comedy and proposes an expanded canon for the genre.
The Art of Biography: Cosmic Scholar, The Life & Times of Harry Smith
Raymond Foye sits down with John Szwed to discuss his recent biography of the experimental polymath.