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Gagosian Quarterly

November 20, 2017

Gagosian Quarterly Talks

Walton Ford and Irving Blum

Walton Ford sat down with legendary art dealer Irving Blum at Gagosian Beverly Hills to discuss his latest exhibition, Calafia.

On the occasion of his exhibition, Calafia, in Beverly Hills, Walton Ford and Irving Blum sat down with Gagosian’s Rani Singh. The discussion launches into detailed accounts of Walton’s beginnings, the centrality of literature and natural history research in his process, and guides the viewer through the large-scale watercolors on display with a particular eye to the histories and myths of California.

Artwork © Walton Ford; Camera and Edit by Aaron Farley; Camera by Pablo Velazquez; Sound by Aaron Beckum

King of the Jungle

King of the Jungle

Walton Ford’s most recent paintings focus on the history of California through fantastical interpretations of humanity and its encounters with animal life.

The Parameters of Perception

The Parameters of Perception

Michael Craig-Martin and Jeffrey Sturges in conversation on Tom Wessselmann’s Standing Still Lifes. 

Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon

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.

Richard Phillips on Tom Wesselmann

Richard Phillips on Tom Wesselmann

Tom Wesselmann: Standing Still Lifes closes this week at Gagosian New York. In this text, Richard Phillips speaks with Jason Ysenburg about the impact of the exhibition. A video about the exhibition and the artist’s studio practice accompanies the text.

Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2017

Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 Gagosian Quarterly featuring a cover by Jeff Koons is now available.

Dan Colen, Dimitri Chamblas, and Douglas Fogle

Gagosian Quarterly Talks
Dan Colen, Dimitri Chamblas, and Douglas Fogle

Douglas Fogle moderates a conversation between Dan Colen and Dimitri Chamblas following the premiere of Colen’s two performance pieces At Least They Died Together and Carry On Cowboy.

Giuseppe Penone and Carlos Basualdo

Gagosian Quarterly Talks
Giuseppe Penone and Carlos Basualdo

Giuseppe Penone discusses his new monograph, The Inner Life of Forms, with the book’s editor Carlos Basualdo, senior curator of contemporary art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at the Greene Space, New York. Hosted by art critic Deborah Solomon.

Glenn Brown and Xavier Bray

Gagosian Quarterly Talks
Glenn Brown and Xavier Bray

Touching on everything from the politics of taste to the vibratory character of lines, Glenn Brown and Xavier Bray, the director of the Wallace Collection, discuss Brown’s exhibition, Come to Dust, in London.

Exiles in Paradise

Gagosian Quarterly Talks
Exiles in Paradise

Lawrence Weschler profiles the European exiles in Los Angeles during the 1930s and ’40s, examining how cultural visionaries, from Man Ray to Arnold Schoenberg, navigated the dramatic change in setting.

David Bailey: The Sixties

David Bailey: The Sixties

The photographer speaks about his signature portraits of the 1960s, recounting how he came to photograph such luminaries of the era as Mick Jagger, Jean Shrimpton, and Andy Warhol, among many others.

Helen Frankenthaler: Sea Change

Helen Frankenthaler: Sea Change

Elizabeth Smith, executive director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, and curator John Elderfield discuss a decade of Frankenthaler’s work on the occasion of her first exhibition of paintings in Rome.

Takashi Murakami at LACMA

Takashi Murakami at LACMA

In a conversation recorded at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Takashi Murakami describes the process behind three major large-scale paintings, including Qinghua (2019), inspired by the motifs painted on a Chinese Yuan Dynasty porcelain vase.