Artwork © Man Ray Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS)/ADAGP, Paris 2018; Directed by Aaron Farley; Second camera by Pablo Velasquez; Sound by Aaron Beckum; Additional images courtesy Lawrence Weschler; Man Ray’s LA, Gagosian Beverly Hills, California, January 11–February 17, 2018
February 27, 2018
Gagosian Quarterly Talks
exiles in paradise
In this installment of Gagosian Quarterly Talks, author Lawrence Weschler examines the coterie of European exiles in Los Angeles during the 1930s and ’40s. From Man Ray to Arnold Schoenberg, Weschler details how the dramatic change in setting affected the lives of these cultural visionaries.
Gagosian Quarterly Winter 2019
The Winter 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a selection from Christopher Wool’s Westtexaspsychosculpture series on its cover.
Man Ray: Visual Poet and Wit
At the 2018 Frieze Masters fair in London, Gagosian’s stand presented more than ninety works by Man Ray: objects and assemblages, collages, oils, prints, drawings, and photographs. Richard Calvocoressi traces the development of the artist’s wide-ranging work and looks at his legendary three-year collaboration with Lee Miller.
Man Ray’s LA
Timothy Baum explores this period of transition in response to an exhibition of Man Ray’s vintage gelatin silver photographs from his “Hollywood” period.
Gagosian Quarterly Spring 2018
The Spring 2018 Gagosian Quarterly with a cover by Ed Ruscha is now available for order.
In the early 1980s, Ira Nowinski visited a studio frozen in time.
Sprayed: An Interview with Peter Stevens
Harnessing the gestural, unpredictable, projectile qualities of spray paint, artists have repurposed it as an alternative to the brush, to create hazy textures, drips, puddles, and graffiti-like text. Peter Stevens discusses this history of spray paint as an artistic medium with Alison McDonald.
Before the Smoke Has Cleared
Angela Brown provides a glimpse into the charged ecologies of recent drawings and sculptures by Tatiana Trouvé. These works will be included in On the Eve of Never Leaving, Trouvé’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, opening in November 2019.
The Center of the Storm
Carlos Valladares writes on filmmaker and photographer Jerry Schatzberg’s prolific career.
Nathaniel Mary Quinn
Anderson Cooper spoke with the artist at his Brooklyn studio about his childhood and the visionary nature of his art.
Richard Calvocoressi speaks with Anselm Kiefer about the range of mythological and historical symbols in the artist’s sculpture Uraeus.
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.
Art and Food
Mary Ann Caws and Charles Stuckey discuss the presence of food and the dining table in the history of modern art.