Artwork © Studio lost but found /2017, ProLitteris, Zurich. Produced by Vinyl Factory, 2017. Douglas Gordon & Morgane Tschiember: As long as you can for as long as it lasts at Elevation 1049, Gstaad, Switzerland, February 3–March 19, 2017.
February 17, 2017
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Set in the mountainous region of Gstaad, Switzerland, the exhibition Elevation 1049: Avalanche showcases the alpine landscape with site-specific sculpture, performance, video, and sound installations. Douglas Gordon, with French artist Morgane Tschiember, contributed As close as you can for as long as it lasts. The work originated as a live performance: Tschiember built a fire—the only thing that can help you survive in this harsh environment—and Gordon responded by installing a sound piece based on our primal fears—unknown animals, the dark—driving us toward Tschiember’s fire.
Katrina Brown discusses the importance of Douglas Gordon’s 24 Hour Psycho (1993) and some of the films that followed, touching on threads that run throughout the artist’s career.
Gagosian Quarterly Spring 2018
The Spring 2018 Gagosian Quarterly with a cover by Ed Ruscha is now available for order.
Douglas Gordon: I had nowhere to go
Featuring an extensive interview with Douglas Gordon on the process of making his 2016 film I had nowhere to go: Portrait of a displaced person, this video, produced by Berlin Art Link, includes clips of Jonas Mekas and revealing anecdotes about the creation of the film.
Making Eyes: Douglas Gordon
Douglas Gordon and Rufus Wainwright collaborated to produce afflictive, slow-motion projections to accompany Wainwright’s performances during his 2010 All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu tour.
Delineators: Jordan Belson and Harry Smith
Raymond Foye tracks the relationship between the two mavericks, investigating their influence on one another and their enduring legacies.
On Ming Smith: A Life of Magical Thinking
An interview by Nicola Vassell.
The Bigger Picture
Artist Persecution and Protection
Gillian Jakab explores some of the history of the persecution of artists and looks at individuals and organizations that have taken up their cause. Through interviews with groups serving artists at risk today, she illuminates pressing questions of refuge in the age of digital media, autocratic nationalism, and pandemic.
The Kitchen: Fifty-Year Anniversary
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the trailblazing New York institution The Kitchen, we present an oral history that includes contributions from Laurie Anderson, Charles Atlas, Wade Guyton, Jacqueline Humphries, Joan Jonas, Ralph Lemon, and Anicka Yi. Statements organized by Christopher Bollen and Tim Griffin.
Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2020
The Winter 2020 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Jenny Saville’s Prism (2020) on its cover.
Prouvé in Tijuana
Architect Teddy Cruz and political theorist Fonna Forman speak about a new social-housing project on the outskirts of Tijuana, and its connections to the modernist designer Jean Prouvé, with cultural historian Robert M. Rubin and critic Alastair Gordon.
On Collecting with Norman Diekman
Rare-book expert Douglas Flamm speaks with designer Norman Diekman about his unique collection of books on art and architecture. Diekman describes his first plunge into book collecting, the history behind it, and the way his passion for collecting grew.
Gwen Allen recounts her discovery of cutting-edge artists’ magazines from the 1960s and 1970s and explores the roots and implications of these singular publications.