November 30, 2020–January 31, 2021
Gagosian is pleased to announce The Future, the sixth in a series of annual thematic exhibitions presented by Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch during Art Basel Miami Beach. Previously staged at the historic Moore Building in the Miami Design District, this year the collaborative project will be hosted on a new stand-alone website.
Ed Ruscha, The Future, 1999 © Ed Ruscha. Photo: Jeff McLane
“Cinema” Film Festival
Andreas Gursky, Piero Manzoni, Cy Twombly
January 28–February 1, 2020
La Fondazione, Rome
Over the course of five days, La Fondazione will be hosting a film festival showcasing films by and about artists, including Andreas Gursky: Long Shot Close Up (2009), Piero Manzoni Artista (2014), and Cy Dear (2018). To attend the free event, RSVP to email@example.com. Space is limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Still from Andreas Gursky: Long Shot Close Up (2009) by Jan Schmidt-Garre
Talk and Book Signing
The Big Picture
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6pm
Gagosian Shop, New York
Art historian Matthew Israel will discuss his new book The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists, which reveals the stories behind some of the most exciting contemporary artworks of the twenty-first century. Working variously in the fields of photography, painting, performance, sculpture, installation, video, film, and public art, the artists selected range from Andreas Gursky to Kara Walker to Ai Weiwei. Following the discussion, Israel will sign copies of the book.
Photo courtesy of Prestel
Autos, Art, Architecture
April 8–September 18, 2022
Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture celebrates the artistic dimension of the automobile and links it to the parallel worlds of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and film. The exhibition brings together nearly forty automobiles that are placed center stage in the galleries and surrounded by significant works of art and architecture. Work by Alexander Calder, Christo, Andreas Gursky, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol is included.
Installation view, Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain, April 8–September 18, 2022. Artwork © Ed Ruscha. Photo: courtesy Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
March 31–August 14, 2022
Amorepacific Museum of Art, Seoul
This is the first solo exhibition in Korea of work by Andreas Gursky, who often integrates multiple photographs to reconstruct reality, capturing places that encapsulate modern civilization to encourage viewers to contemplate the insignificance of individuals in a larger society. The show features more than forty works that provide an overview of Gursky’s entire artistic career, from his early photographs of the mid-1980s to new works produced in 2022.
Installation view, Andreas Gursky, Amorepacific Museum of Art, Seoul, March 31–August 14, 2022. Artwork © Andreas Gursky, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany
Andreas Gursky in
Electro: Von Kraftwerk bis Techno
December 9, 2021–May 15, 2022
Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany
This exhibition, whose title translates to Electro: From Kraftwerk to Techno, examines the history of electronic music and its interconnections with art. Through more than five hundred works, including musical instruments, self-made sound generators, photographs, audio clips, videos, and graphic design, the diverse field of “electronic” music is explored from a variety of perspectives. Work by Andreas Gursky is included.
Andreas Gursky, May Day III, 1998 © Andreas Gursky/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany, 2021
Selected Acquisitions of a Decade
November 20, 2021–April 3, 2022
The Broad, Los Angeles
Since Unveiling highlights artworks that have entered the Broad collection in the last decade, with some acquisitions completed as recently as this year. The fifty-seven works on view by twenty-nine artists represent many facets of contemporary art, from explorations of abstraction and figuration to examinations of place, identity, and narrative. Many works witness, critique, and interpret current events, speaking to politics and power structures. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Andreas Gursky, and Nathaniel Mary Quinn are included.
Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Pure Insecurity, 2019 © Nathaniel Mary Quinn
September 9, 2021–February 13, 2022
Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
This monographic exhibition of Andreas Gursky’s work includes nearly sixty photographs spanning four decades, starting with early works from the Ruhr region in Germany, which Gursky often used as a setting during his studies with Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Also included are well-known iconographic images and large-format photographs that provide a comprehensive overview of the artist’s practice.
Installation view, Andreas Gursky, Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany, September 9, 2021–February 13, 2022. Artwork © Andreas Gursky/VG-Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany 2021. Photo: Inga Barnick, Installationsansichten MKM, 2021
December 5, 2020–August 22, 2021
Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
For this highly personal retrospective—his first solo exhibition in the city of his birth—Andreas Gursky selected approximately eighty photographs, including around fifty extremely large-format compositions; older iconic works that have imprinted themselves on the visual memory, such as 99 Cent (1999); and new works that have yet to be exhibited in a museum.
Andreas Gursky, Kreuzfahrt, 2020 © Andreas Gursky/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
The Essl Collection
December 7, 2020–April 5, 2021
Albertina Modern, Vienna
Complementing an overview of the Essl Collection, which has been held by the Albertina since 2017, the lower level of the Albertina Modern is presenting a special exhibition of works from the Essl Collection’s photographic holdings. In addition to notable examples of contemporary photography, the show particularly focuses on representatives of the Becher School, who studied under the influential photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in the 1970s. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Andreas Gursky, and Cindy Sherman is included.
Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2004 © Gregory Crewdson
August 13, 2020–February 14, 2021
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Terminal is an exhibition of international art made about the airport, not for it. The exhibiting artists variously address the airport as site, form, or symbol—often by subverting its iconography and processes, or by tackling its history and politics. Work by Andreas Gursky and Taryn Simon is included.
Taryn Simon, Sausages (prohibited), 2010, from the series Contraband, 2010 © Taryn Simon
Photography’s Last Century
The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection
March 10–November 30, 2020
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
This exhibition celebrates the remarkable ascendancy of photography in the last century, and Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee’s promised gift of over sixty photographs in honor of the Met’s 150th anniversary in 2020. The collection is particularly notable for its breadth and depth of works by women artists, its sustained interest in the nude, and its focus on artists’ beginnings. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Andreas Gursky, Man Ray, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Rachel Whiteread is included.
Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2005 © Gregory Crewdson
Pictures from Another Wall
The Collection of Huis Marseille at De Pont
February 15–August 30, 2020
De Pont Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands
On view in the De Pont Museum’s new wing are roughly one hundred contemporary photographic works from the collection of its sister institution, Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, with an emphasis on acquisitions of the past five years. Work by Roe Ethridge and Andreas Gursky is included.
Roe Ethridge, Annabella for SEPP, 2012 © Roe Ethridge
The Supermarket of Images
February 11–June 7, 2020
Jeu de Paume, Paris
In an age that is oversaturated with images, this exhibition asks questions about their economy—their storage, management, circulation, and fluctuating values. Work by Andreas Gursky and Richard Serra is included.
Andreas Gursky, Amazon, 2016 © Andreas Gursky/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Was wir Menschen anbeten
October 19, 2019–March 1, 2020
Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
This exhibition, whose title translates to Icons: Worship and Adoration, presents a single masterpiece in each of the museum’s sixty galleries complemented by everyday icons—from consumer brands to icons of popular culture, offering an interpretation of the traditional notion of the icon in art juxtaposed with the proliferation of icons in everyday life. The presentation examines various aspects of spirituality, devotion, and adoration. Work by Francis Bacon, Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Yves Klein, Jeff Koons, Bruce Nauman, and Andy Warhol is included.
Damien Hirst, Liberation, 2019, installation view, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS 2020