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Arakawa, And/Or in Profile No. 2, 1974 © Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

Tour

Arakawa
Diagrams for the Imagination

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 2pm
Gagosian, 980 Madison Avenue, New York

Stephen Hepworth will lead a tour of the exhibition Arakawa: Diagrams for the Imagination at Gagosian, 980 Madison Avenue, New York. This show examines the works Arakawa made in the two decades following his 1961 arrival in New York, a period during which he worked in two dimensions, using paint, ink, graphite, and assemblage on canvas and paper. To attend the free event, RSVP to nytours@gagosian.com.

Arakawa, And/Or in Profile No. 2, 1974 © Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

Arakawa, That in Which No. 2, 1974–75 © Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

In Conversation

Brett Littman and Miwako Tezuka
on Arakawa and Isamu Noguchi

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2pm
Christie’s New York
www.christies.com

With their expansively imaginative works, New York–based artists of Japanese descent Arakawa and Isamu Noguchi both pushed artistic, conceptual, and ideological limits throughout their lives, probing the line between art and design as well as borders within cultural identities. Brett Littman, director of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, will be in conversation with Miwako Tezuka, consulting curator of Arakawa and Madeline Gins’s Reversible Destiny Foundation, to discuss the kinship between these artists in terms of their genre-defying interests and activities. The event is free and open to the public.

Arakawa, That in Which No. 2, 1974–75 © Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

Arakawa, Why Not (A Serenade of Eschatological Ecology), 1969 © 2017 Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins and Reversible Destiny Foundation

Screening

Arakawa
Why Not (A Serenade of Eschatological Ecology)

Monday, October 16, 2017, 7pm
National Sawdust, Brooklyn, New York
www.nationalsawdust.org

Arakawa’s film Why Not (A Serenade of Eschatological Ecology) (1969) will be screened. Renowned for his paintings, drawings, prints, and visionary architectural constructions, the artist's wide range of experimentation extended into filmmaking. There will be a discussion after the film with Peter Katz, Diana Seo Hyung Lee, Jay Sanders, and Miwako Tezuka. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.nationalsawdust.org.

Arakawa, Why Not (A Serenade of Eschatological Ecology), 1969 © 2017 Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins and Reversible Destiny Foundation

Announcements

Arakawa, Waiting Voices, 1976–77 © 2016 Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

New Representation

Arakawa

Gagosian is pleased to announce its representation of the artwork of Arakawa on behalf of the Estate of Madeline Gins and the Reversible Destiny Foundation, a foundation established by Arakawa and Gins.

Arakawa, Waiting Voices, 1976–77 © 2016 Estate of Madeline Gins. Reproduced with permission of the Estate of Madeline Gins

Museum Exhibitions

Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Drawing for “Container of Perceiving,” 1984 © 2018 Estate of Madeline Gins. Photo by Nicholas Knight

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Arakawa and Madeline Gins
Eternal Gradient

March 30–June 16, 2018
Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Columbia University, New York
www.arch.columbia.edu

In the early 1960s Arakawa and Madeline Gins began a prolific collaboration that spanned nearly five decades and encompassed painting, installations, poetry, literature, architecture, urbanism, philosophy, and scientific research. The exhibition will examine this pivotal exploratory period through an array of original drawings—many exhibited for the first time—as well as archival material and writings that illuminate the working methods and wide-ranging research interests of Arakawa and Gins.

Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Drawing for “Container of Perceiving,” 1984 © 2018 Estate of Madeline Gins. Photo by Nicholas Knight

Michael Heizer, Double Negative, 1969

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Los Angeles to New York
Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971

March 19–September 10, 2017
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
www.lacma.org

This exhibition features modern and contemporary works from the personal collection of gallerist Virginia Dwan. The selection has been culled from Dwan’s promised gift to Washington, DC’s National Gallery of Art, which includes major works by American artists based on the East and West Coasts. The exhibition aims to illustrate Dwan’s creative spirit and her close association with Minimalism, conceptual art, and large-scale Earthworks. Included are artists Arakawa, Walter De Maria, Michael Heizer, and Yves Klein.

Michael Heizer, Double Negative, 1969

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