Gagosian is pleased to announce a new partnership with independent critic Antwaun Sargent. Sargent will collaborate with the gallery on a number of upcoming editorial and curatorial projects, including a series of four gallery exhibitions, as well as related features for the Gagosian Quarterly magazine. He will also be contributing to Gagosian’s online initiatives; his forthcoming interview with Roe Ethridge, focusing on conceptual and aesthetic crossovers between fashion and art photography, will be published in conjunction with Ethridge’s Artist Spotlight feature.
Photo: Darius Garvin
Paul D. Miller
Friday, August 6, 2021, 1pm EDT
Antwaun Sargent will speak with Paul D. Miller, editor-at-large of the Brooklyn Rail, about Social Works, an exhibition curated by Sargent currently on view at Gagosian, West 24th Street, New York. Social Works considers the relationship between space—personal, public, institutional, and psychic—and Black social practice. The conversation will end with a poetry reading. To join the online event, register at brooklynrail.org.
Installation view, Social Works: Curated by Antwaun Sargent, Gagosian, 555 West 24th Street, New York, June 24–September 11, 2021. Artwork, left to right: © Zalika Azim, © Allana Clarke, © Linda Goode Bryant, © Rick Lowe Studio. Photo: Rob McKeever
Horace D. Ballard
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 1pm EDT
Join the American Folk Art Museum for a conversation between Gagosian director Antwaun Sargent and curator and art historian Horace D. Ballard about the rich histories and contemporary practices of emerging and established self-taught Black photographers. Looking in particular at the genre of portrait photography, Sargent and Ballard will examine notions of gender, power, position, gaze, and representation, as well as questions of legacy and influence. This talk is organized in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition PHOTO | BRUT: Collection Bruno Decharme & Compagnie. To join the online event, register at eventbrite.com.
Left: Antwaun Sargent. Photo: Darius Garvin. Right: Horace D. Ballard. Photo: Jessica Smolinski
Paris Photo 2023
Still Life Stilled
November 9–12, 2023, booth b10
Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris
Gagosian is pleased to participate in Paris Photo 2023 at the Grand Palais Éphémère. Still Life Stilled is a catalytic presentation, organized by Joshua Chuang, of historical and contemporary works that explore photography’s unique capacity to both invest inanimate tableaux with substance and find meaning in suspending the theater of life.
Gagosian’s booth at Paris Photo 2023. Artwork, left to right: © Man Ray 2015 Trust/ADAGP, Paris 2023; ©️ Estate of Jan Groover; © Kwame Brathwaite; © Jeff Wall; © 2023 June Leaf and Robert Frank Foundation; © Tyler Mitchell. Photo: Thomas Lannes
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.
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.
Reanimating History: Ewa Juszkiewicz and Jennifer Higgie in Conversation
Writer and art historian Jennifer Higgie met with Ewa Juszkiewicz to learn more about the painter’s process, her varied inspirations, and her views on the social and emotional roles of art.
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.