Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2023
The Summer 2023 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Richard Avedon’s Marilyn Monroe, actor, New York, May 6, 1957 on its cover.
Jake Skeets reflects on Richard Avedon’s series In the American West, focusing on the portrait of his uncle, Benson James.
KIOSK: Yoshitaka Haba and Jil Sander
In celebration of the new Jil Sander flagship store in Kyoto BAL, Japan, creative directors Lucie and Luke Meier partnered with Yoshitaka Haba, president of BACH, to create KIOSK, a temporary concept store and café. Offering limited-edition books, magazines, and traditional Japanese stationery, the kiosk invites the public to explore the resonances between the brand’s ethos and the work of writers, poets, and graphic designers.
Fashion and Art: Edward Enninful
Edward Enninful OBE has held the role of editor-in-chief of British Vogue since 2017. The magazine’s course under his direction has served as a model for what a fashion publication can do in the twenty-first century: in terms of creativity, authenticity, diversity, and engagement with social issues, Enninful has created a new mold. Here, Enninful meets with his longtime friend Derek Blasberg to discuss his recently published memoir, A Visible Man.
Richard Wright and Martin Clark
Richard Wright and Martin Clark, director of Camden Art Centre, London, discuss Wright’s latest body of work, recent commissions, and new monograph, which provides a comprehensive overview of his practice between 2010 and 2020.
Rites of Passage
Rites of Passage, an exhibition at Gagosian, London, explored the concept of “liminal space,” a coinage of the anthropologist Arnold van Gennep, through the work of nineteen contemporary artists who share a history of migration. Here, Péjú Oshin, associate director at Gagosian, London, speaks with Phoebe Boswell, Adelaide Damoah, and Julianknxx about their participation in the exhibition and about the complexities of community, performance, truth, and identity.
“Tight and Small and Figurative”: Tom Wesselmann’s Early Collages
Susan Davidson, editor of the forthcoming monograph on the Great American Nudes, a series of works by Tom Wesselmann, explores the artist’s early experiments with collage, tracing their development from humble beginnings to the iconic series of paintings.
Waiting for Clarice
Carlos Valladares marvels at the life and work of Clarice Lispector, the prolific and peerless Brazilian author.
Soothing Sounds of Dread
Mike Stinavage profiles Weyes Blood after the musician’s recent tour of Europe with a new record.